Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Innovative practices


SUPPORTING THE DISABLED: THE LEADING ROLE OF NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN INDIA

RA. Rasi; KM Ashifa

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 3170-3176

The care and protection of people with disabilities are handled by various governmental
and non-governmental organizations. In this paper, the authors have illustrated some of
the innovative practices and programmes that would be beneficial for the disabled
categories. Though the paper is a conceptual one, the content such as the various
practices and programmes have clearly on empirical aspects. The community assessment,
communitybased rehabilitation, self-employment and microfinance, vocatidional
rehabilitation and training, assistive devices with technologies etc are discussed in this paper. It
is evident that various non-governmental organizations have effectively contributed for the care
and protection of the disabled people. The paper focused on the present situation of disabled
people in India, especially the state of Kerala. The implication and discussion part has
extensively discussed the various practices and programmes run by the non-governmental
organization.