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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy Assessment Camp on World Down Syndrome Day

Monday, March 21, 2022 |Kamayani Special School, Nigdi, Pune. |Extension/Social Outreach Activity


The World Down Syndrome Day was celebrated on 21st March 2022, organized by Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy at “Kamayani Special School” from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm. Faculty in charge Dr. Shilpa Khandare and Dr. Vidhi Shah, students of MPT-I and MPT-II (Neurosciences and Paediatrics) enthusiastically participated in this event. The objective of the event was to perform a neurological and cardiorespiratory assessment of the down syndrome children. There were separate stations arranged for assessment with postgraduate students at each station along with faculty.

The camp started with the assessment of weight bearing symmetry, PFER, balance and eye hand coordination. Total 43 children were benefitted.

The activity was conducted with the cooperation of the teaching and non-teaching staff of the school and encouraged the children to participate in the assessment program. As a generous gesture, the students and faculty of

Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy distributed some stationery items among the school children before the event ended. The event was concluded with an appreciation speech by the Principal of the Kamayani School thanking the Principal, Dr. Tushar Palekar, and Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy for organizing the camp.

The program ended with Dr. Shilpa Khandare and Dr. Vidhi Shah thanking the school management, teaching, and nonteaching staff for allowing to organize this camp.

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