“OF THE PARENTS, BY THE PARENTS AND
FOR THE PARENTS“
Maithree is an association of parents of exceptional children. It functions as an institution committed to the welfare of persons with special needs. The initiative offers a wide range of services to address varying lifestyle needs of a special child / person across her entire lifespan. An association working for parents, and run by parents, Maithree is all about bringing more empathy into the social dialogue for the mainstreaming of special children.
“To integrate the persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDDs) into the main stream there by bringing dignity to their lives”.
- To make the child functionally competent in the performance of daily living skills through an Individualized Education Plan.
- To facilitate a smooth transition for the young adult from education to employment.
- To harness their potential to be productive and contribute to the society.
- To provide residential care to address the concern of the parents
- “Who after us?”
Maithree is a non-profit and charitable organisation. It depends on parents, like-minded well-wishers, philanthropists and the society at large for all its activities. All donations made to Maithree are exempted from income tax and section 80G.