Academy for Severe Handicaps and Austism

Aim To provide comprehensive services for the growth and development of children with autism.

Constituency Served

children with autism, 0-14 years

Details of Work

ASHA offers comprehensive support, including education, health and counselling, to children with autism. It runs a day school with individualised learning programmes addressing the needs of the child and family. It holds integrated creative camps during the summer vacation for normal and special needs children. It has a parent support group which meets every fourth Sunday of the month, and it provides informal training for parents and teachers. It builds community awareness through lectures and workshops, and plans to set up a homeopathic clinic for children with special needs and their families.

Fact File

Academy for Severe Handicaps and Austism


  • ASHA
  • Status

  • Trust
  • Category

  • Disability
  • Sub Category

  • Autism
  • Level of Work of the Organization

  • Local
  • Establishment

  • 1995
  • Focus

  • autism, school, training, support group, counselling
  • Resources

  • material on autism, ideas for developing simple aids
  • Help Welcome

  • volunteers, books, toys, donations, coordinator for integrated camps, re-usable plastic containers, thermocole sheets, cardboard boxes
Contact Information

Ms Jayashree Ramesh , Director , Mon-Fri 10.00-4.00, 2nd & 3rd Sat holiday
L76,Kirloskar Colony, 3rd Stage, 4th Block , Basaveshwar nagar Bangalore- 560079.
Ph : 23230357, 23225279 ,Email : , Website :