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  • : The Handimachal Programme for disabled children, Kullu, India
  • The Handimachal Programme for disabled children, Kullu, India
  • : In the (blue) House of the Himalayas, in Kullu (Himachal Pradesh, India), discover and follow the progress of the Handimachal project for disabled children.
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June 28 2013 6 28 /06 /June /2013 07:45

Reorganising space in HKTU
On a quiet day this week, the team of the Handimachal Kullu Therapy Unit had a brain storming session, followed by a body building session, in order to reorganise space in the therapy rooms. See the result here...!
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June 22 2013 7 22 /06 /June /2013 18:09

While Chloé, our APA volunteer, left Kullu a few days ago and is now back at home in France, Shruti and Romain have been experimenting a new transportation mean (motorbike) for their home visits villages of Kullu valley this week. You will find below...
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June 9 2013 1 09 /06 /June /2013 13:41

Unity is strength! New perspectives in Kullu
This is a summary on the activity of the Handimachal programme over the last months, translated from the newsletter published by our head association “La maison des Himalayas” one month ago, and adapted to recent developments in Kullu. Since the beginning...
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June 8 2013 7 08 /06 /June /2013 07:04

Today I speak more like a human being sharing experiences of learning and understanding a child, rather than an Occupational Therapist imparting therapy to a so called Autistic child. For the purpose of this article, we can distill Autism’s myriad characteristics...
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June 1 2013 7 01 /06 /June /2013 14:32

The Ball Pool is a therapeutic product, which provides a multi-sensory environment that will awaken the senses or calm them down, depending on the child. How cool is that… two opposite effects in one product. Inside a ball pit, the 800 balls create a...
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May 1 2013 4 01 /05 /May /2013 12:36

Have good fun in the ball pool, kids!
Dear children, dear parents, dear friends! This year, students from class 7 in Sainte-Marie secondary school in Montpellier (France) decided to organise a small solidarity project in order to help the development of the Handimachal Kullu Therapy Unit....
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April 27 2013 7 27 /04 /April /2013 10:36

Handimachal Kullu Therapy Unit , a pediatric rehabilitation centre at work in the Himalayas is seeking a motivated Speech Therapist to work full-time at its Kullu-Manali Centre. Essentials for the Job – Bachelors in Speech pathology and Audiology. Job...
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March 24 2013 1 24 /03 /March /2013 15:49

Making Sense of the Senses! (by Shruti More)
Saturday, 23 March morning: Romain (OT volunteer), Chloé (APA volunteer) and myself reached Kullu valley. Early in the morning, I dropped Romain and Chloé near Tapu bridge in Kullu, where they were met by Karen - thank you Karen for getting up so early...
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March 4 2013 2 04 /03 /March /2013 20:15

What a difference sunshine makes to Kullu Valley! (by Karen Stelter)
Arriving in Kullu at the beginning of February my first impressions were slightly skewed as the entire first week was spent with non-stop heavy rainfall, snowfall on the upper valleys, occasional bouts of electricity and hardly any children coming in...
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February 27 2013 4 27 /02 /February /2013 13:10

It’s a long winter in France, and a long one too in Himachal, with heavy snow falls in Kullu valley this year. As expected, the attendance by children decreased due to transportation difficulties and cold temperatures, but less than previous years, which...
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