UDAAN is the main activity centre of a non profit trust: Foundation for Spastic and Mentally Handicapped Persons (FSMHP)®. It was registered as Trust in April 1994, and with the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment (PWD Act), Govt. of India in March 2000. FSMHP-UDAAN started 20 years ago from the drawing room of its founder trustees, and by sheer determination and dedication, has achieved National and International level recognition for its work with Neurodevelopmentally delayed disorders in children: the most difficult group to manage.
UDAAN is one of Delhi’s foremost research based NPO for Training, Rehabilitation and Early Medical Intervention with Integration of children with moderate to severe Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Mental Retardation, Traumatic Brain Injury and Learning Disabilities to lead a better quality of life, and to help them return to their rightful place in society and gainful employment wherever possible.
We also help and guide parents/guardians of these special children regarding diagnosis and evaluation of brain-related disabilities, home management and selection of special schools. Our guidance includes trying to improve the quality of life of disabled children wherever we can.
Child of UDAAN have received Dr. Batra’s Positive Health Awards (PHA), sponsored by Bajaj Discover, are India’s first health honours, commend people who, with grit and determination, have fought and recovered from severe and debilitating diseases and disabilities to lead normal lives again.