About Multiple Disabilities

When a child has several different disabilities we say, that he/she has multiple disabilities. For example, a child may have difficulties in learning, along with controlling her movements and/or with hearing and vision. The effect of multiple disability can be more than the combination of two individual disabilities.

A child who is multiple disabled should receive help as early as possible so that she can be helped to achieve her potential, and so that her disabilities will not become worse.



What's New

Employment Notice No.09/2017 new_update

Merit List of Candidates appeared for CET 2017 B.ASLP Entrance Examination on 14/09/2017 new_update

Selection List of Candidates for M.Phil., Clinical Psychology(Academic Year 2017-19)

List of Rejected Candidates for B.ASLP Entrance Examination on 14/09/2017

List of Selected Candidates for B.ASLP Entrance Examination on 14/09/2017

List of selected candidates for Mixed Method Research in Special& Inclusive Education and Program Schedule (519 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

Merit List of Advt.No.07/2016(CRC-Kozhikode)

Merit List of Advt.No.05/2017 for Special Education Department

Merit List of Advt.No.08/2017 for Speech & Hearing Department

Disabled Persons in India:A Statistical Profile-2016

B.ASLP Admission Notification 2017-18

B.ASLP Entrance Examination date Re-scheduled

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Admission Notification-2017-18 (Date extended for B.Ed Spl Education & M.Ed Spl Education Courses)(286 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

Souvenir for 1st National Summit for Parents-2017 & 1st National Youth Festival-2017 (508 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

Invition of Proposal for EOI under PPP (28 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

List of Selected Candidates for Admission to B.Ed Spl Edn for the Year 2017-2018

Non Financial Accreditation of CRE(507 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

BPT - CET Rank List 2017 (715 KB) PDF File Opens in a new window

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Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme



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National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities

  • Awareness Workshop on Accessible India Campaign on 2nd September’16
  • 1<sup>st</sup> National Summit for Parents-2017 & 1 <sup>st</sup> National Youth Festival-2017 from 3<sup>rd</sup> to 5<sup>th</sup>August’17
  • ADIP Identification and Disabilities camp at Andaman & Nicobar Island on 15th October’16
  • International Yoga Day Celebration on 21st June’17
  • Workshop cum Demonstration on Assistive Devices on 9th March’17
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  • Workshop on Qualitative Research on 9th March’17
Awareness Workshop on Accessible India Campaign on 2nd September'161 1st National Summit for Parents-2017 & 1st National Youth Festival-2017 from 3rd to 5th August’172 ADIP Identification and Disabilities camp at Andaman & Nicobar Island on 15th October'163 International Yoga Day Celebration on 21st June'174 Workshop cum Demonstration on Assistive Devices on 9th March'175 Orientation Program on Agricultural Farming for Persons with MD on 14th March'176 Workshop on Qualitative Research on 9th March'177

Welcome to NIEPMD

National Institute for empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD) established in the year 2005, on East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, (about 30 km from Chennai Central railway station, Mofussil bus terminus and airport) Under Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilties (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India, to serve as a national resource center for empowerment of persons with Multiple Disabilities such as those with two or more disabilities in a person. The Disabilities enumerated as per PWD (1995) Act, are Low Vision, Blindness, Locomotor Disability, Hearing Impairment, Mental Retardation, Mental Illness, Leprosy Cured Persons and as per The National Trust (1999) Act, are Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities.



Objectives

  • To undertake development of human resources for management, training rehabilitation, education, employment and social development of persons with Multiple Disabilities.
  • To promote and conduct research in all areas relating to Multiple Disabilities
  • To develop Transdisciplinary models and strategies for social rehabilitation and to meet the needs of diverse groups of people with Multiple Disabilities.
  • To undertake services and out reach programs for the persons with Multiple Disabilities.


Vision

The Persons with Multiple Disabilities have equal rights to lead a better quality of life. This may be enabled with committed professionalism, accessible environment, equal opportunities, positive attitudes and appropriate, affordable, acceptable and available technological interventions.



Mission

To provide need based comprehensive rehabilitation through team approach facilitating inclusion, ensuring empowerment of persons with Multiple Disabilities and their families and by substantiating field based research and development of human resources.



Value Statement

Promoting quality of life for persons with Multiple Disabilities through equal participation of clients, families, professionals and community agencies.