Ummeed is a non-profit organization set up by Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy, Developmental Pediatrician, to help children with developmental disabilities such as Autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, mental retardation etc. Besides providing assessments and therapies, Ummeed also achieves this by working in collaborative teams, following best
practices, empowering families, building resources in the community, participating in advocacy as well as working with families from all sections of society.
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Ummeed's aim is to help families acknowledge and accept the differences in their child, and help them reach their true potential. Over the years, Ummeed has seen families emerge from the depression of a diagnosis to embrace their child's uniqueness and derive joy from experience of parenthood. Given this, we believe that Ummeed accurately and truly reflects the essence of 'Diversity' through inclusion.
Each Year Ummeed conducts around 7000 treatments and builds the Capacity of other NGOs and individuals in helping address this urgent need, which helps extend its reach to another 25,000 children at risk of developmental disabilities.
All funds raised will be used to extend our reach through training community workers and increase our intervention for these Special kids and their families through our clinic.
All donations to Ummeed are tax exempt under section 80G of the Income tax act.
The impact of Ummeed's programs has been at multiple levels.