Welcome to SAI
The Society for the Autistics in India (SAI) is a non-profit charitable trust founded by a group of parents of autistic children with an objective of educating/training individuals with autism. The trust was formed in 1995 in Bangalore, India, registered under National Trust and DNA.
Apoorva Centre for Autism
Apoorva is an educational and training center started under SAI in 1996. Apoorva was ideated to be the primary center for the learning and development of autistic children under SAI. Headed by Mrs. Nithya S, the Apoorva Centre has 50 students being trained by 17 qualified special educators & rehabilitation professionals along with a support team of 20+.
Apoorva also presently serves as a training institute for teachers and teaching aides - providing practical training to the teacher-trainees of the Special Education Program on autism conducted by KPAMRC, Bangalore.
We want to create an autism-friendly world that ensures an individual with autism leads a happy, comfortable and fulfilling life
Our mission is to create an autism-friendly world by
Educating people about autism
Training special educators
Counselling and supporting families with special kids
Participating in research on autism
Spreading awareness on autism
We offer programs for various skills and through different levels of development. They can be broadly categorized into:
Recent News and Events
Several students of SAI participated in the recently concluded Cultural Festival for Specially Abled Children called Kalaangana
Diwali at Apoorva
The children at Apoorva celebrated Diwali - painting diyas, making cutouts on their own and even burst crackers!
With the school back to normal functioning, the children, parents, and staff celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with a few fun and engaging activities for all