Little Hearts Residential Special School

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Our gesture towards the rehabilitation of the mentally challenged children and adults took shape in ‘Little Hearts Residential Special School’. This goes way Little Hearts Residential Special Schoolback to the year 1996. Over the years, we too have grown with our children. We now provide education / training and vocational rehabilitation for 130 children and adults. Our endeavour has borne fruit, thanks to the generous donations by our various well-wishers. It is gratifying to know that there are still people out there willing to lend a hand. And it is this patronage that we look forward to, in the future as well.

Harsh, but true. What is more harsh is the uncaring, indifferent attitude subjected to the mentally challenged. Being differently-abled, does not in any way make them disabled. All they need is a hand that helps, and a heart that cares.

In your busy world, if you stop to make a difference, it would make a world of difference in their lives….

Our efforts stem from an urgent need – to render a kind rehabilitation service to the mentally challenged who are neglected from the community & institutions, and the society at large. This is the driving force behind all that we do, in whatever little way we can.

Core Activities of the Special School

  • Educating / Training the mentally challenged
  • Behaviour Modification
  • Training in daily living skills
  • Recreational activities
  • Physio / Occupational Therapy Services
  • Regular Medical Check-up and Follow-up care
  • Vocational Training
    • Cover making
    • Screen Printing
    • Making Cement Blocks

Supplementary Activities of the Special School

I. Community-Based Rehabilitation Programmes

  • Awareness Programme
  • Low-cost materials
  • Day Care Centre
  • Educational Support
  • Free Appliances
  • Self Employment Support Scheme
  • N.G.O. Network

II. Child Health Club

(For school drop-outs and rag pickers at Sholinganallur slum)

  • Parents’ counselling
  • Self Help Groups for Parents
  • Free Medical Camps
  • Career Guidance
  • Day Care Centre
  • Tuition Centre

Special Features

  • Residential Care
  • Healthy Environment
  • Nutritious Vegetarian Food
  • Expansive Building Structure
  • Specially qualified Teachers & Caretakers

We also undertake orders for printing

  • Visiting Cards
  • Letter Heads
  • Stickers
  • All types of printing jobs

Your orders are very valuable to us, and will go a long way in sustaining our activities. We are committed to providing quality services and on-time delivery.

Little Hearts Parents Association
Just like any other school, we too have a Parents Association. The Association aims at supporting the overall activities of Little Hearts. It is a good platform for interaction between the School and the Parents. The support that the Parents provide, is very heartening and encouraging.

Little Hearts at –

Plot No. 13,
Velu Naicker Street ,
Kudumiyandi Thoppu,
Chennai – 600119.
Ph.Nos. (044) 24492799, 55391103, 093823-05953
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