CBR Network

Aim To evolve an educational process that is relevant to local conditions and empower differently abled persons through community based rehabilitation leading to mainstream inclusion.

Constituency Served

teachers and caregivers

Details of Work

The CBR Network is directly involved in the training of caregivers and teachers in the field of Early Childhood Care and Development. Under the Udisha-Portage project supported by the Department of Women and Child Development, it trains ICDS personnel on early identification, intervention and stimulation of children with disabilities in the ICDS programme. It has also undertaken a joyful inclusion project, which involves the creation of a classroom for all, including children with disabilities. CBR Network conducted a pilot programme on the implementation of the Portage package in Manavi Taluk of Raichur district. The network has identified over 700 children with special needs and has integrated them to preschools. Many children were also given medical rehabilitation.

Fact File

CBR Network


  • Non-profit
  • Category

  • Child Development
  • Sub Category

  • Organisations
  • Level of Work of the Organization

  • International
  • Establishment

  • 1995
  • Focus

  • disability, community-based rehabilitation,
  • Resources

  • a portage book, CDs and training in portage and inclusive education
Contact Information

Mrs Indumati Rao , Managing Trustee , Regional Advisor , Mon-Fri 9:30-4:30
134, 1st Block, 6th Main, 3rd Phase, Banashankari III Stage Bangalore- 560085.
Ph : 26724221, 26724273 ,Email : cbrnet@airtelmail.in , Website :http://www.cbrnetworksouthasia.org