Asha Nilayam special school for the intellectually challenged was started 17th June 1979, to provide the special needs students ( Autism, Cerebral palsy and Multiple Disability) an independent life as far as possible by specific education, empowerment and training . In 1986 a new building was constructed for the school at Ponkunnam. Now there are 210 mentally challenged children in this school. There are 48 teaching and non-teaching staff.
Asha Nilayam has a dedicated team comprising of
- Trained and specialized teachers & non-teaching staff
- Sensory Integration Facilities
- Para-medical staff cares for the holistic development and well being
- Medical camps
- Support of social Workers
- Support of Psychiatrist
Asha Band Set is the big asset of Asha Nilayam started in 2002.