Stories

Learn about the work of Perkins India and how successful identification and intervention of children with multiple disabilities and visual impairment (MDVI) changes the lives of children and their families. Interested in learning how to implement some of the strategies mentioned here? Visit our resources page.

Dhruveshvaran reading through a picture book
Dhruveshvaran is a 10 year old boy with visual impairment and additional disabilities who can do many things.
Rohan feeling Lord Ganesh Idol by touch
This story is of a 16 year old boy from Ahmedabad name Rohan who is deafblind and communicating, learning and making gradual progress in life.
Children from CCI engrossed in the gardening activity
With support from Perkins India, the Centre for Community Initiative initiated services for children with special needs and their families in the region.
A group of educators posing a group shot after academy training
The PI Academy training is designed to equip educators with the skills they need to teach children with multiple disabilities and visual impairment.