(Reg.No.U85100MH2012NPL238563)No.DIT(E)/80G/111/N/2014-15

Programs

Event # Title Description
1. World Autism Awareness day – 2nd April, 2015 New Horizons Health and Research Foundation in collaboration with New Horizons Child Development Centre, Mumbai organized a campaign to spread awareness about Autism, in the event of World Autism Awareness Day (2nd April, 2015). This was a first-of-its-kind exercise at a large scale, conducted by any NGO around Autism in Mumbai. The event was conducted at 5 different shopping complexes (Malls), closer to NHCDC centres in Mumbai. The objective of event was to spread awareness about Autism among parents and general public, clarify myths from facts and thus enlarge the scope of identification, diagnosis and prognosis. Autism is a neuro-developmental disorder characterized by difficulties in speech, behaviour, emotional expression and hyperactive responses. Event
2. Srujan Program – 2nd August, 2015 Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan has started an initiative called ‘Srujan’ for underprivileged children. On every first Sunday of the month Pratisthan organizes workshops for underprivileged children to help them explore their hidden talent and create sensitive and good civilian out of these children. The workshops are being arranged since the past 12 years for these children. ‘Srujan’ is led by honble MP Supriya Sule. The advisory board consists of Shri Duglas John and Shri Shubhanand Jog. On 2nd August, 2015 YCP in collaboration with New Horizons Health and Research Foundation organized a Medical Camp for these children. Ms. Deepti Kanade Modak, In-charge of New Horizons Health and Research Foundation gave a short talk to the children on health, hygiene and sanitization. A short documentary on ways to maintain hygiene and sanitization was shown to the children. The children were encouraged to spread awareness about the same in their respective localities. In order to create a visual impact, charts on hygiene, nutrition and good and bad behavior were displayed; children were encouraged to read about them in groups. Health screening was conducted by a team of pediatric doctors from various hospitals. The team consisted of Dr. Bansari Bhoite and Dr Elyska deSa from Dalwai Nursing home, Dr Nikita Shah from Sion Hospital, Dr. Vasudha Rao from KEM hospital, Dr. Shams Alam from INSH Asvini Hospital, Dr. Kamran Dalwai from D.Y. Patil Hospital and Dr. Roshani Desai with her team of Pediatric Ophthalmologist from KEM Hospital. 90 children registered for the event. There were 37 girls and 53 boys who underwent general medical screening and ophthalmic evaluation. Children were referred for further testing to the nearest government hospital of their locality with concerns of Academic Difficulty, Tuberculosis, Skin infection, ENT and ophthalmic concerns. Few children were referred with neurological concerns. Every child was given vitamin D3 and multi vitamin supplements. Hon’ble MP Supriya Sule and Mr. Anant Talaulicar, MD Cummins India pvt ltd., graced the occasion by their presence. They interacted with the children and acknowledged the team for their hard work. Event
3. World Cerebral Palsy Day – 4th October, 2015 Indian Academy of Cerebral Palsy (IACP), Indian Academy of Pediatrics-Childhood Disability Group (IAP-CDG) and New Horizons Health and Research Foundation (NHHRF) celebrated World Cerebral Palsy Day this year, at Oberoi mall in Goregaon. This year’s event focused on increasing public awareness on barriers faced by individuals with CP in accessing services; the specific needs and priorities of individuals with CP and their inclusion in mainstream life. About 80 participants (Children along with their teachers), from two mainstream schools: the Dalwai Foundation’s Goregaon English School and Yashodham High School, participated in canvas painting, hand-in-hand with children and adults having Cerebral Palsy. Young minds creatively depicted solutions unique to our Indian scenarios on how to improve accessibility for individuals with CP, on canvas. Children mingled like old friends while expressing their thoughts through pictures! Everyone enjoyed a wonderful “Art session” with loads of sketching, coloring and camaraderie! The paintings had wonderful messages to share! Making this event even more memorable were the volunteers who made tattoos for the children, who thoroughly enjoyed the experience! Event
4 Loud and Clear – Audiology CME – 25th October, 2015 A case-based CME titled, “Loud and Clear” was conducted by New Horizons Health and Research Foundation; Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Mumbai; Indian Academy of Pediatrics – Childhood Disability Group and Goregaon Pediatric Forum; for 35 delegates (pediatricians, ENT consultants, Audiologists, speech therapists, developmental therapists, psychologists and educators working with special needs children) on 25th October, 2015 at the New Horizons Child Development Centre, Goregaon West, Mumbai.
The CME focused on speech and hearing disorders seen among children and adults. A series of eminent speakers in the field shared their knowledge and experience on clinical approach, importance of early screening, different types of investigation tools, intervention and management process. Learning was optimized by active participation of delegates and speakers, discussing queries and personal experiences in clinical practice.
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‘ World Cerebral Palsy Day ’

Organized For: Parents and Children

Venue: Goregaon English School, Goregaon East

Date: 02 Oct. 2014

Organized By: New Horizons Health and Research Foundation, Mahatma GandhiSevaSangh, Childhood Disability Group of Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Rotract Club of Mumbai Shivaji Park and Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan.

Synopsis: Psycho Education about working with children with Cerebral Palsy with special emphasis on several Government and Non-Government Organizations working towards welfare of child development and disability. Children were engaged in activities like singing, dance and painting.


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World Cerebral Palsy Day

‘ Diwali Celebration- Art Exhibition-cum-Sale ’

Organized For: Parents and Children

Venue: Goregaon English School, Goregaon East

Date:16 Oct. 2014 & 18 Oct. 2014

Organized By: New Horizons Health and Research Foundation, Childhood Disability Group of Indian Academy of Pediatricsand Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan

Synopsis: Keeping in mind the Individualized Therapy goals, children across 5 centre made articles like Greeting cards, Envelopes, Photo Frame, Wall Hangings, Lamps, etc. with the help of their respective Developmental Therapists. The items were then sealed and marked for the Art Exhibition Cum Sale. Dignitaries, Parents and well-wishers were invited for the exhibition and they appreciated our children’s efforts by purchasing items at the exhibition. Sale money was used to purchase gift items for all children at NHCDC across 5 centre’s.


Diwali Celebration- Art Exhibition-cum-Sale
Diwali Celebration- Art Exhibition-cum-Sale

Talk on ‘ Handling Parental Anxiety ’

Organized For: Parents and Teachers

Venue: Mumbai

Date:13 Oct. 2014

Organized By: Members of International Schools Association Meet in Mumbai

Synopsis: Dr. Samir Dalwai spoke at the Members of International Schools Association Meet in Mumbai. "Handling Parental Anxiety" is the key to better Parent-Child relationship.


Diwali Celebration- Art Exhibition-cum-Sale
Diwali Celebration- Art Exhibition-cum-Sale

Kashmir Relief Material Collection

Organized For: People in Kashmir

Venue: New Horizons Child Development Centre, Goregaon (East)

Date:17 Oct. 2014 & 18 Oct. 2014

Organized By: New Horizons Health and Research Foundation and New Horizons Child Development Centre

Synopsis: Team NHHRF Raised and Disbursed Relief Material (38 cartons of clothes and necessities and 10,000 cans of baby food) for people affected by the disastrous floods in Kashmir.


Diwali Celebration- Art Exhibition-cum-Sale
Diwali Celebration- Art Exhibition-cum-Sale

Identification of Learning Disorders

Organized For: UGC Academic Staff College

Venue: University of Mumbai, Kalina

Date:18 Oct. 2014

Organized By: New Horizons Health and Research Foundation

Synopsis: Talk onIdentification of Learning Disorders for the UGC Academic Staff College course on Human Development, University of Mumbai and Well Being by Dr. Samir Dalwai.


Diwali Celebration- Art Exhibition-cum-Sale
Diwali Celebration- Art Exhibition-cum-Sale
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