Vidya Sagar, an NGO that works with children and adults with neurological impairments, is offering a one-year, full-time PG Diploma course in Special Education-Multiple Disabilities (Physical and Neurological). The course includes a three-month internship to generate trained resource persons in special education.
The course is recognised by the Rehabilitation Council of India and affiliated to Madras University. Applicants should be a graduate or above in any discipline from a university/ college recognised by University of Madras.
A study informs that in India, the prevalence rates of the spectrum of neurological disorders from different regions of the country ranged from 967-4,070 with a mean of 2394 per 100,000 population, providing a rough estimate of over 30 million people with neurological disorders.