Workshop Arranged for Disability Detection & Rehabilitation Training Sessions at LPU
11/10/2010

The Department of Physiotherapy of Lovely Professional University arranged three days workshop on Training session on Disability Detection & Rehabilitation for the Teachers of Sarv Siksha Abhiyaan (Govt Of Punjab). The Director General of LPU, Er HR Singla inaugurated the Workshop at Shri Baldev Raj Memorial Auditorium of the University.

Online PR News – 10-November-2010 – – The Department of Physiotherapy of Lovely Professional University arranged three days workshop on Training session on Disability Detection & Rehabilitation for the Teachers of Sarv Siksha Abhiyaan (Govt Of Punjab). The Director General of LPU, Er HR Singla inaugurated the Workshop at Shri Baldev Raj Memorial Auditorium of the University. Deputy Education Officer Mr Parminder Singh, Mr Ravi Shankar, Speech Therapist ( SSA) and Ms Arvinder Kaur Co- ordinator(SSA) also witnessed the Inauguration. 56 Special Teacher Educators from four Districts of Punjab, Kapurthala, Jalandhar, Nawanshar and Hoshiarpur participated in the workshop.

Welcoming all Er. Singla said, “Our University is ever ready to promote social service awakening not only among our students but people all around also. The attainment of such desired ends and inculcation of helping habits is, in fact, moral duty of all human beings. Department of Physiotherapy has already been helping SSA for the last one and a half year. In this regard, it has already referred more than 250 cases for surgery to CMC Ludhiana . Now, the trained educators will remain in consonance with the department and after getting primary briefing will proceed in accordance. I wish all the persons in connection to this mission all success.”

On this occasion all the DSEs of the four districts, Mr Raju (Jalandhar), Mr Gopal krishan ( Kapurthala), Mrs Anju Saini (Hoshiarpur) and Ms Anu Kapil ( Nawan Shahar) said jointly: “ We are very happy to see the boosting atmosphere at the University. The aim of the workshop - Orientation of Physiotherapy Processes and Techniques, Disease Identification, Assessment, Referrals etc are being beautifully forwarded to all the participating Inclusive Education Resource Teachers (IERTs). After being trained through LPU they will be proceeding door to door in their areas to identify the suffering children to train and make them gain vitality under guidance from the Department of Physiotherapy of the University. The higher authorities are much impressed by the working culture of LPU, and they are planning to request to educate more IERTs belonging to remaining districts of the State.”

In fact, Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan(SSA) is also an attempt to provide an opportunity for improving human capabilities to all children, through provision of community-owned special education in a mission mode. On contacting, two of the IERTs, Mr Ravi Shankar and Mr Raju expressed: “We have learnt a lot through this workshop. It has properly trained us to provide services in the field of disability rehabilitation covering all areas disabilities, and to educate others also to promote Manpower Development in this field of disability rehabilitation. We shall be going door to door to locate the sufferers and to work in accordance.”