Autism centre is a project of the State Initiative on Disabilities to provide comprehensive care to children with developmental disorders with predominantly autistic features, which is being established in all the Govt. Medical Colleges in the state. The centre at IMHANS is in addition to the autism centre at the Govt. Medical College, Kozhikode and the man power include a psychiatric social worker, speech therapist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, special educator and developmental therapist.. The centre at IMHANS functions as an extension clinic of the CDS from 16th August 2018 onwards.

Clinical Activities

  • Screening, Early Detection and Assessments
  • Counselling and guidance
  • Psycho education
  • PMT (Parental Management Therapy)
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Awareness and sensitization Programme
  • Academic skill
  • Daily Living Activities
  • Speech language Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Developmental Therapy

Staff Details

Name: Geethu S

Designation: Developmental Therapist

Educational Qualification: Post- Graduate Diploma in Clinical Child Development Course from Directorate of Medical

Education, Medical College, Trivandrum.

Name: Jaseena .K. V

Designation: special educator

Educational qualification:

1) D.ed in special education from Rahmaniya Teacher Training Institute, Kozhikode, Kerala .

2)M.A sociology from  Annamalay University.

Name: Neema.P

Designation: Social Worker cum Co-ordinator

Educational Qualification: M.Phil (Medical & Psychiatry) from martin Luther Christian University Meghalaya, MSW (Medical & Psychiatry social work ) from Calicut University

Name: Thushara B S

Designation: Speech Language Pathologist

Educational Qualification:

Bachelor in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) from AWH Special   College, Kozhikode, Kerala, Calicut University

Name: Vijith.R

Designation: Physiotherapist

Educational Qualification:

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) from AWH Special College, Kozhikode, Kerala, Calicut University

Name: Jini Bovas

Designation: Occupational Therapist

Contact Details of the project

Ph: 9633197274

Email: imhans.autism@gmail.com