Autism Friendly Village , Hyderabad for Children and Adults with Autism
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An exclusive residential facility for children and adults with autism in India- near Hyderabad, just 32 km from Secunderabad Railway Station. Care4Autism is the parent organisation.

An exclusive residential facility for children and adults with autism in India- near Hyderabad, just 32 km from Secunderabad Railway Station. Care4Autism is the parent organisation.

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Autism Friendly Village , Hyderabad for Children and Adults with Autism Autism Friendly Village , Hyderabad for Children and Adults with Autism Presentation Transcript

  • The Autism Friendly Village ● Center for Alternative Residential Environment for Children & Adults with Autism ● A Not-for-Profit Initiative of Simply Give Foundation & Care4Autism Center
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 2 Location ● Kesavaram Village ● Shameerpet Mandal ● RR District ● Andhra Pradesh ● 24 Km from Bolarum ● 32 Km from Secunderabad Railway Stn ● 55 Km from Shamshabad RGI Airport
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 3 Anil Kundra, President, Care4Autism at The Autsim Friendly Village
  • Lay-out of our 9.5 Acre residential campus Spread across 9.5 acres tucked away behind 200 fully blossomed mango trees is our well designed campus which will also accommodate parents or grandparents wanting to stay on-campus with a 2 acre sensory garden.
  • Nestled among 200 mango trees- A 9.5 acre, well-designed architectural marvel for 30 children A well-designed architectural marvel with 9.5 acres of open space for children and adults to feel ‘free and liberated’ and an aesthetically designed campus with ample landscapes clubbed with amenities of international standards. An ideal location to pursue quality living. The campus is scientifically planned, artistically designed and precisely constructed to meet the demand in independent living for our special guests. The Autism Friendly Village 5
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 6 TARGET AGE GROUP ● 7 YO Age of Entry ● Boys and Girls ● 7YO – 10YO ● 11YO – 13 YO ● 14YO – 17YO ● 18YO – any age ● The facility presently houses 12 children with autism in the age group of 7YO – 27YO with remaining places filling in fast.
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 7 Student Profile ● Children and young people aged 7 to any age group ● A diagnosis of Autism or Asperger’s syndrome ● Learning and communication difficulties ● May also have significantly challenging behaviour and social difficulties
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 8 Living ● Single Rooms Bath Attached ● Room size 12 X 10 ● Bath 4X8 ● 6 Ft Corridor ● Block of 10 Rooms as per age group ● Room once alloted to a child, will be his permanent room till he lives on-campus.
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 9 Personal Care ● Every child lives with a buddy/caregiver ● All caregivers share the same room ● 24X7 Holistic care ● Every caregiver chosen with great care ● Children upto 14 Yrs live with female caregivers
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 10 Saatvik Food ● No onions and Garlic ● Only Vegetarian Food ( GFCF) ● Breakfast ● Snacks ● Lunch ● Dinner ● Requests for special diets will NOT be entertained. Our decision in this regard will be binding.
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 11 Facilities ● A Complete Special School on-Campus ● Speech Therapy ● OT / SI ● 2 Acre sensory garden ● 18' X 30' Swimming Pool / Hydro Therapy ● 50' X 70' Skating Rink ● Vocational Center
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 12 ● All children have to take up to five different activities each day from house work to learning a new skill. ● All activities aim to increase energy levels, improve health and lifestyle and improving daily living skills. ● Activities may include : Day Activities ● Cooking groups ● Arts and crafts ● Yoga / Relaxation ● Reflexology/Massage Therapy ● Gym ● Healthy living groups ● Swimming ● Cultural, spiritual and religious affairs ● Dance / Music groups ● Gardening
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 13 Transparency The entire facility will have cameras online and parents can watch their children with static IP any where in the world at fixed times. The time schedule is fixed to ensure parents do not get obsessed with cameras all day. Parents can walk-in any time, day or night into the facility ONLY if they wish to stay over-night with their child. Casual visitations are NOT permitted since this may disturb the child and create behavioral issues.
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 14 Parent Stay on Campus ● A parent has to stay 10 days minimum on initial placement to wean away a child into the community. ● A 10 room facility for parents willing to stay with their children on a short- term / long term basis at a nominal cost to cover food expenses. ● During the stay, the parent has to contribute his time by helping us run the facility either in adminstration or kitchen etc based on their skills. ● Only parents are permitted on Joining day. ● Grandparents NOT permitted to stay during the first month of JOINING. ● Potential parents interested in visiting the campus can stay on campus for a day by paying a small donation for their stay and boarding.
  • Exit & Refund Policy • A Child after joining AFV is permitted to withdraw within 10 days of joining with NO questions asked. • The parents are charged 1 month fee ONLY. • Thereafter, on withdrawl, the entire annual fee is payable by the parent. • The deposit is Refunded with a PDC payable after 1 year from date of withdrawl. • The Exit & Refund Policy is presumed to be accepted by the parents & is non-negotiable.
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 16 Building Design ● The entire facility will be single level buildings and no terrace approach for children, thus ensuring safety. ● The facility will have a 4 bed hospital with a doctor on-call and a nurse 24x7 in case of children being sick. ● All staff live on campus only, to ensure care all round the day and night. ● The kitchen and dining area is 1800 sft ● Meditation / prayer hall is 1800 sft for children and to de-stress staff. ● 10 children per acre only accepted ie a total of 95 children in two years.
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 17 First Aid Room ● The facility will have a 4 bed hospital with a doctor on-call and nurse 24x7 in case of children being reported sick. ● Serious ailments will be referred to near-by corporate Hospital Medicity just 11 km away. ● Parents will be informed immediately for further care. ● Night watch & care staff will be on-duty in case a child/adult needs help.
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 18 Typical Activities for the Day ● 7am-730am: Walk / Exercise /Yoga - Groom for Day Program/Work; ● Eat breakfast; : 7.30 am – 9.00 take medications; make beds and straighten up rooms; ● Leave for day's program 9am -12:00pm: Day Program (School or Vocational) 12 pm - 1.00 pm : Lunch and Clean up 1.00 - 3:00pm : Afternoon Program ● 3:00 pm : Arrive home and rest ● 3:15pm-3:45pm: Rest . ● 3:45pm-4:45pm: Work on self-care skills ● 5:00pm-5:15pm: Snack time ● 5:15pm – 6pm: Exercise and play time ● 6pm - 6:45pm: Help prepare and set up for dinner ● 7.30pm -7:45pm: Dinner and clean up ● 7:45pm - 8:30pm: Shower/Leisure Time ● 8:30pm-10pm: Dessert/Quiet Time 10pm-6:30am: Quiet Time
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 19 About Us ● The Facility is created by professionals headed by Ms Mansi Bagwe, MA (Autism) from UK & Dr AK Kundra, PhD • CFA Society Registered u/s 12AA of the IT Act 1961 vide.No. DIT(E)/17(06)/12A/2013-14 wef 20/06/2013 • i-CARD : The AFV will also be a India-Center for Autism Research & Development with PhD Scholars visiting regularly for research. Continuous Development: ● Every year a foreign expert in autism will be visiting the Facility for 15 days on campus to help update the facility.
  • Mission & Vision Mission Statement : CARE4AUTISM CENTER’s mission is to provide high quality home for individuals with Autism and its related developmental disabilities, so they may experience the satisfaction and fulfillment that accompany learning, self- expression, self-care, productive work, and interpersonal and community experiences. Vision Statement : CARE4AUTISM CENTER’s vision is to be a pioneer & leader in the field of autism, connecting a full range of services for persons with Autism and their families. Our goal is to provide a lifetime continuum of services for children and adults in a transparent manner requiring on- going care and treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder in a community based structured living
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 21 Financials A one-time refundable Deposit of Rs 5.0 Lakhs towards infrastructure & Developmental cost. ● Option 1 : Recurring Payment ● The boarding : Rs 1,20,,000 ( Non-AC ) ● Rs 1,50,000 ( AC ) ● Caregiver: Rs 1,80,000 ● 3) Total of Rs 3.00 lacs / Rs 3.30 Lacs annual fee, payable in advance or immediately on joining the AFV. ● The cost of medical expenses for the child or the caregiver or buddy ( including a Medical Cashless Policy ) who will live 24X7 with the child or adult, will be additional to this cost on actual expenses paid. ● Option 2: One-time payment ● The parent makes a irrevocable 10 Year FIXED DEPOSIT in favor of CFA Society : Rs 30,00,000/- ● Annual interest @ 9% to be credited to CFA Society account : Rs 2,70,000/- ● This will be the preferred option for a Single Parent.
  • Donations Accepted • Any parent willing to donate Rs 33,00,000/- towards cost of 1 block of 10 rooms will have the Block named after their loved ones. • Their child lives FREE on-campus as long as he/she wishes. • A parent who donates Rs 3,30,000/- can have a room named after their loved ones. • Smaller donations in cash or kind accepted from parents / donors / philanthropists. • Parents are welcome to share their birthdays/anniversary on-campus. • Parents are also encouraged to celebrate deepavali / dussera / holi / christmas on campus • All Donations by cheque in favor of CFA Society or Care for Autism Center.
  • BANK DETAILS • HDFC BANK ● A/c 15551450000104 ● Name : CFA Society Or ● A/c 15551450000114 ● Name: Care for Autism Center ● IFSC : HDFC0001555 ● MICR : 500240026 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 23 ● Credit Card payments Accepted ● Lgin http://www.simplygive.org.in/ ● Go to DONATE NOW ● Register as donor ● Follow step by step guidelines to pay via Credit card through secure HDFC Payment Gateway ● Registered u/s 12AA of the IT Act 1961 vide.No. DIT(E)/17(06)/12A/2013-14 wef 20/06/2013.
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 24 Visits by Prospective Parents ● Visiting Us: By prior Appointment ONLY. ● Parents visiting the facility will need to demonstrate serious interest by making an advance refundable deposit of Rs 10,000.00 prior to visit ● Potential parents interested in visiting the campus can stay on campus for a day by paying a small donation for their stay and boarding. ● Casual visits are NOT entertained. DO NOT request for " seeing " the facility. The children staying on campus are NOT exhibits! ● Child with Autism MUST accompany the parent on any visit ● Single parent can stay on-campus permanently. ● Grandparents can stay short-term / long term on campus
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 25 Need Help ? Call us NOW! ● https://twitter.com/autismvillage1 ● http://care4autism.in/ ● http://autismwhispererindia.blogspot.in/ ● https://www.facebook.com/AutismFriendlyVillage?ref=hl ● Email: autisticsociety@gmail.com ● Care4autism.india@gmail.com ● Phone: 9849884321 / 9032002310 ● 040-2786 2310 / 040-6463 6020
  • 07/30/14 The Autism Friendly Village 26 Thank You! ● If you or anyone you know is diagnosed with Autism, then email our details to them. The AFV is fully operational and places are filling up fast. ● You may be helping a child or parent who may be panicking with thoughts of “ After us, what?