Mrs. Prabha Mehta


Welcome to Disha!

Mr. Naresh Chawla


Welcome to Disha Special School – one of the Centres of Excellence for Autism and developmental disabilities in the country. The Centre provides all the required therapies by a highly committed team of qualified, trained and certified professionals under one roof. Disha has created its own benchmark by adopting evidence based practices, World-class methodologies and State of the Art technology for each therapy. Disha follows a highly structured individualized education and therapy program based on each child’s developmental needs and strengths. Customized Apps developed by a subsidiary of USA based company for various learning skills are extensively used. These Apps have proved to be a great boon for speedy learning of the children. Disha School is one of the first Autism Centres in the country who adopted the latest US curriculum (Unique Learning System) and for its implementation all the professionals of Disha are trained by an Expert Trainer from the USA. In order to develop a sense of self esteem and to gain social acceptance by becoming meaningfully employed in a vocation of self aptitude, all children above 15 years of age undergo an elaborate Skills Development (Vocational Training) program. More than 75% of Disha’s beneficiaries come from Below the Poverty Line families, who receive all the services including medical intervention free of charge. Utmost love and care by the teachers has made Disha a happy and safe Learning Place.

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Testimonials by Dignitaries

It is truly an excellent facility for autistic children, perhaps the best in Gujarat and may be in India. I wish the institution and its management all the best.- Satish K Sharma, Police Commissioner, Vadodara.(F/O Autistic Child)

We are very proud to be associated with important work of Disha. You are improving the lives of so many through your commitment and care. We are very proud to be associated with important work of Disha. – Lee Shapiro, Senior V.P. Allscripts, USA

Highly impressed – by the work done, excellent team. Really a noble work is being done by you. Keep it up. All the best wishes. – Haribhai Patel, MD, GSFC, Baroda

The experiece out here was amazing. ‘The staff is extremely caring and make he children feel at home. Our visit has been truly an outstanding learning experience. I am sure, this day has made our student teachers more mature and sensitive; It is very noble thing that the institute is doing. I wish all of them “All the Best”  – Ms. Mahima Nair, Navrachana College of Education, Sama

Disha is something which I never could have imagined. I have seen many organisations engaged in humanitarian services but never had such experience before. The human sufferings are probably unlimited but then the dedication of staff is absolutely superb. I just pray to almighty to be more reasonable and spare these flowers from such problems. I pray for this staff to give constant motivation to continue this wonderful job for years to come. – Bipin Vadhar District Governor, Rotary International – 3060

Wonderful to see the dedication of the teachers and trustees helping these children, who appear settled and integrated into the school. HSBC is happy to be part of this great family. Thank you for making our world a better place.-Naina Lal Kidwai (CEO & Country Head), HSBC Bank

It was a privilege to visit Disha and observe the amazing work that is being done with utmost professionalism. I am impressed with the work that DISHA is doing for the very special children in Baroda community. I feel grateful to you for taking on this endeavour and for making it a success. Programs such as the library for use of the staff & family members are creative and purposeful. My complements to all the staff for their professional and personal contribution to the cause. Best wishes for tremendous success.- Roma Kapoor, Director Resource Development, United Way International India Initiative, U. S. A.


It is excellent contribution to the society. Dedication of trainers is exemplary. I wish you very good luck” – Atul Patel , Chairman, United Way of Baroda

We are extremely happy to see the growth of the Disha – since its inception. It has multi-dimensionally grown. It is one of the model social organizations, in the field of mental health. We express our good wishes”. – Prof. M.N. Parmar, Dr. Jagdish Solanki, Ms. P. Mital Petiwale, Faculty of Social Work, M.S.U.

The work you are doing is amazing. We look forward to getting involved. –

Gler Tullman, President Allscripts, USA

Every visit we see the changes and improvement in the children, thanks to Disha staff who are doing an excellent job.- Mallika Srinivasam, President(L&T; Ladies Welfare Assoc.)

Very excellent facility. State of the art centre for care and development of ANGLES, Wishing best of luck and success to Disha.- Mr. Pankaj Kamliya COO, Gujarat CSR Authority

Incredibly good work!!! Touched and moved by the dedication of Staff. Our support shall continue.- Mr. S. Balajhee CEO, OMORI

Disha is a very nice organization helping mentally and physically challenged children. These are the children with special needs and to here their needs are fully looked after. It’s a happy organization. The team is very efficient under the leadership of Prabhaji and Nareshji. May god bless them and give them strength to take this work forward.- Mrs. Anju Munjal Whole Time Director, Mujal Auto Industires Ltd

Lovely work displayed with great enthusiasm. All the Best! – Nisha Grover, Managing Trustee, Akshar Trust Vadodara.

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