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
  • Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Doctors
  • 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.