Dr. Azizali F Mohammed Rehabilitation Center was established in 2017. The ultimate purpose of the rehabilitation center is to provide campus based rehabilitation services to the people with disabilities (PWDs).
It is an only well-equipped facility having trained human resource in Gilgit-Baltistan. There are four sub resourceful units (Physiotherapy, Speech therapy, Occupational therapy, Pain Management & First aid unit) were catered average 5 cases in each unit per day for the following rehabilitation services. Furthermore, this center also providing platform for clinical practice, action reach for university graduates, teachers, parents and other learners.
1. Socialization of Children with Disabilities
This socialization class concept initiated in 2019 which is based on four general principles as follows (a-no discrimination, b-the best interest, c-survival & development, and d- respect for the views of child mentioned in the convention on the right of child (CRC) elaborated in Article (2) (18) (23) respectively. the summary of CRC clearly establishes equal rights, given special care, provide necessary support and ensure effective access to Education, Training, Health care & Rehabilitation services which is also mentioned in National Policy 2002 Laws for Promoting Inclusive Development in Pakistan as well. The individual with special needs are vulnerable groups that need special attention and care as they facing disadvantages, even many are denied the rights to medical care and education services. Hence, remove the barriers and elimination the discriminatory approach and provide learning environment as per their capability and able to acquire the knowledge and skills to become useful member of the society. The MFF dealing inappropriate behaviors, Learning problems and communication deficit as per define guideline mentioned in DSM 4. The Socialization Class is the part of Rehabilitation services where trained professional working on behavior modification, confidence building, music, recreational, and life learning skills. Through this program more than 15 children with special needs catered for said intervention and conducted regular based class from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at center 4 days in a week.
2. Inclusive Support Team (IST)
The Inclusive Education model needs technical assistance specific to the various levels that suggest a team with multiple expertise. For this regard a multi-disciplinary team consist of four members two candidates from each department academic and CICD with diversified skills named Inclusive Support Team (IST) has been formed 2017 to implement the model in MFEWO campus. The IST responsible to undertake activities at different stages to provide support in designing pedagogues, class room observation and monitoring the Individual education Plan (IEPs) implementation in classrooms. After through assessment of the case and parental session, the IST holds discussion with subject teachers to develop appropriate activities for the targeted Inclusive student to be implemented in the classroom. The IST monitors the progress of the targeted student on need basis and reviewed strategy to suggest modification for the improvement of leaning outcome. Till now more than 53 Inclusive students have been accommodated for academic services from campus and the IST provided regular support to the targeted teacher to develop strategy for improve target student learning outcome.
3. In-house Capacity Building Program
In-house capacity building program is the process by which individuals obtain, improve, and sustain the skills, knowledge, tools, equipment, and other resources. Ultimately, it allows individuals to perform at a greater capacity and enables to develop competencies and skills that can make them more effective. In this regard the MFEWO also strengthening the capacities of people, organizations, and communities ensures sustainable and enduring change by engaging in session, training’s, learning exchanges and developing learning materials. In due course that learned knowledge and skills help to address the root issues of problems thereby, ensuring lasting results. The CICD team have been organized 110 in-house capacity sessions and training’s for staff and other stakeholder at rehabilitation department successfully and till continue.
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