Prof Satyanarayan Mahapatra
Principal, School for Autism
Service to Mankind
How It All Started
Margdarsi had been pursuing the objective of prevention of disability. The largest number of clients in its clinic where children with different categories included issues affecting the brain functions such as Intellectual disability, Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Disability etc. So Margdarsi made a coveted effort to specially focus on children on who face the
challenge of Neuro-developmental Disorders.
Margdarsi's Neuro Developmental Clinic
At Margdarsi's Neuro Developmental Clinic, we treat children who are affected by various disorders which can lead to life time disabilities. The Neuro-developmental clinic aims at Early Identification, Differential Diagnosis and
Comprehensive individualized therapy Intervention.
Neuro Developmental Clinics
Autism is a neuro developmental regressive disorder. It’s not easy to hear the news that your child has autism and realize that your life will be utterly different than what you had expected it to be.
A person with ADHD has differences in brain development and brain activity that affect attention, the ability to sit still, and self-control. ADHD can affect a child at school, at home, and in friendships.
Intellectual Disability Clinic
Mental Retardation or Intellectual disability is due to birth defects leading to below average intelligence required for normal day to day living.
Cerebral Palsy Clinic
Cerebral palsy is due to abnormal brain development, often before birth.
Symptoms include exaggerated reflexes, floppy or rigid limbs and involuntary motions.
Seizure Disorder Clinic
Seizure Disorder is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness.
From the Founder's Desk
A child born with some disorders, shall not live a lifetime of disabilty if the required professional services are available in time, in appreciate doses to meet the Special needs. Margdarsi provides intensive therapeutic care with multi modal therapy with the goal to develop all functional skills to normal level. Children with restored abilities join the mainstream schools after being discharged. Most of the children with Neuro developmental disorders can be treated to live a normal life using Margdarsi's approach.
Why Margdarsi is the best fit for Neuro-Developmental Therapies?
Qualified professionals with domain specific expertise are not available everywhere, there professionals time being expensive direct therapeutics by professionals experts is minimized and often parents are advised to copy certain activities at home. Thus, diluting the professionals rehab services.
Doses of different therapies in appropriate combination is not followed at most places. Thus
therapy is not planned and executed that ideally suits each specific child need.
Cost Effective Therapies
Margdarsi being a non-profit org. provides therapy at a minimum user charges of about Rs. 50 - Rs.75
per session of different therapies lasting 30 minutes.
Parents are trained in home based management additionally focus is on mother ease and social
skill development rather than mimicking any professional therapy at home.
Margdarsi arranges care givers to pickup children from home and drop them after all the
interventions are over. Thus relieving the parents of continuous involvement or running from
post to pillar.
Each child receives about 4 hour to 8 hours of professional therapies on a daily basis: 6 days in a
week. Periodic assessment is made to re-establish the baseline of functional skills for appropriate
planning and execution of required interventions.
What they're saying
I came in here with a lot of hope and was over satisfied with the level of service I was offerred here.
When all the doors were closed, I turned to margdarsi and then helped me cure my child.
Sanjit Kumar Dash
Therapists at Margdarsi have given us a lot of hope and we have seen a tremendous improvement in our child.