NIARC has a well-developed process, methods and mapped outcome for each category of services. A unique multi-disciplinary team consisting of medical and rehabilitation specialists collaborate to provide developmentally appropriate care that meets all aspects of the child’s health and psychosocial needs. Our team have a holistic perspective, in which the focus is on adapting the environment and task to fit the child, and the child is an integral part of the therapy team.
Accurate medical, psychological, functional, and environmental assessment as per International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) is the crux of rehabilitation services as it provides an objective measure regarding the activity limitation and participation restriction of the child.
Our assessment team involves a panel of doctors from multiple specialisations including Physiatrist/Rehabilitation Physician, ENT specialist, Paediatrician, Neurologist, Ophthalmologist, Orthopedician, Dentist. The full-time service of a Physiatrist is available at the facility, and the other doctor’s visits are scheduled monthly. In NIARC, we have a dedicated dental outpatient clinic, with the services of a Pedodontist once in a week.
Other members of our multidisciplinary team include Psychologists, Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Special Educators, Social workers, Community Volunteers, the Children, and the Family