We provide following services through the platform.
Evidence-based & latest information
Directory of vetted services (e.g. physiotherapist, schools, music teacher)
Online communities to share experiences based on location, condition or age-group. (currently on WhatsApp)
Counselling and information – support
Not Just Online
Support group – meet-ups
Distribution of printed information
To empower and equip families of people with intellectual and development disabilities with information and knowledge to support their children in achieving their
Our Core Values
Families First → Openness → Privacy → Transparency
We value the trust you put in us and our approach is always families first what come mayAlways be respectful of your needs and your experiences as a family memberProvide scientifically accurate and easy to understand informationListen to you feedback and incorporate it so that our services remain relevant to your needs.We believe in open source informationWe value the power of one and create strong communities where you can share your triumphs, trials and experiences with other parents like you.Do our best to ensure your privacy is protected
An idea without a name which was discussed between two friends during their routine evening walks has now evolved as the most credible go-to organisation for information.
Our Reach and Impact
Coming together of all stakeholders have evolved into a thriving ecosystem towards supporting families affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are humbled by the participation and collaborations with physicians, therapists, educators, other NGOs and especially families in this effort. We salute the power of families and communities we serve
ParentsAre not only becoming change-agents for their children but also supporting other parents in need
ParentsAre partnering to create this model in their cities
DoctorsFrom leading neo-natal and pediatric care hospitals are referring families to us
Leading experts and reputed organisationsAre joining hands to conduct workshops & provide latest information to parents
Our Directories and Support Groups
Hindi Major Language
Hindi Primary Language
Executive Director at Latika Roy Foundation
Head India operations, Colruyt Group
Senior Vice President, Reliance Treasury
Prachi Deo (Founder)
Executive Director, Nayi Disha
Technology Support Engineer
Accounts and Book-keeping
Honey J Kathuria
Director Outreach Programs
Benaisha K Katrak
Parent Outreach Specialist
None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful.
Champions of Hyderabad-Team 1
Champions of Hyderabad-Team 2
Champions of Bangalore
Champions of Pune
Champions of Nagpur
Champions of Delhi
Volunteers (Friends of Nayi Disha)
Lead for creating the community is Pune.
Youth For Seva Volunteers
Anil Kumar (fourth Partner energy)
Ms. Sharmeen and her students of Psychology from St. Mira’s College for Girls.
Chonbeni Shitiri, Roseleen Aind, Souptik Garai from UoH Mass communication
Simran Chhabria from Indore, Sudheendra Herkal of IITM, Students and
Dr. Sonia Sawhney, faculty at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad
Ms Afshan Jabeen (of Ripples Learning Centre)
Dr. Usha Naik and Dr. Kanakalatha
Mrs. Jayashree Ramesh of ASHA School, Bangalore
Ms. Vasanthalakshmi Pendlijeevi and Sumita Shastry of IRC, Bangalore,
Ms Hima Bindu,
Ms. Madhavi Adimulam,
Ms. Suruchi Bharagava,
Ms. V. Sindhu
Prasad Khose & Rahul Mohan,
Susmita Sinha, and Usha Ramachandran for volunteering in the early days
Sivakumar Vondivillu and P.R. Ranjith, for guiding us on various aspects of the website.
Mr. Anil Joshi, Deepa Garwa, Savithri Selvaraja and Rahul & Parul Vipparthi for their valuable feedback
Nayi Disha Resource Centre is registered as Public Society with Registration no: 1319 of year 2015 under the Andhra Pradesh Societies Registration Act., 2001.
Certified by Charities Aid Foundation (India)
Onboard with United Way – Mumbai
Onboard with United Way – Hyderabad
Available on request.