The Spastics Society of Tamilnadu (SPASTN)

Human Resources


SPASTN has a Human Resources Development Centre, where we provide quality training in disability management for persons who wish to start a career or enhance their skills in Rehabilitation.

Our training programmes are recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India as a study center for University of Madras, Indira Gandhi National Open University and Tamilnadu Open University.  

Some of Training programs offered by SPASTN.

  • P.G.Diploma in Special Education  for persons with multiple disabilities [Physical & Neurological] affiliated with University of Madras – 1yr & 3 months internship
  • P.G.Diploma in Developmental Therapy for persons with multiple disabilities [Physical & Neurological] affiliated with University of Madras 1yr & 3 months internship
  • Diploma in Education, Special Education  Cerebral Palsy [D.Ed SE-CP]  - 2yrs affiliated with Indira Gandhi National Open University – 2yrs
  • Diploma in Basic Development Therapy for persons with neurological disabilities (BDT) affiliated with Indira Gandhi National Open University
  • B.Ed (MR)  a distance education course affiliated with Tamilnadu Open University – 2yrs
  • Foundation Course for Teachers on Education for children with Disabilities, a distance education course. [90 days] affiliated with Madhya Pradesh Bhoj University
  • Ongoing CRE programmes [ 5 days ]
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Disability Management for doctors – 1 year course (D.E.), affiliated with Indira Gandhi National Open University
  • Several tailor-made, short term, training courses are also conducted:-
  • Early identification and early intervention
  • Managing Children with Autism
  • Communication training through Alternative Augmentative Communication
  • Disability Management
  • Neuro-developmental therapy
  • Sensory Integration.
  • Integrated and Inclusive education
  • Aquatic Physiotherapy
  • Cross Disability
  • Access Audit
  • Appropriate Paper Technology

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