1 Autism Training Center

2 Photosensory Training.

3 Sensory Unit for Autism Children.

Started in 1981 (International year of the Handicapped) with two children.


Vidya Vikasini is dedicated to imparting Education to all children, with and without disabilities by providing equal opportunities to bring out their optimum potentials. Vidya Vikasini aims to support persons with disabilities and women to lead an independent life with self confidence and dignity.  


Vidya Vikasini is committed to provide quality education for children from all section of the society,making education accessible to all.


Vidya Vikasini School is a Special School for Down’s Syndrome, Autism, Mental Retardation, ADHD, Learning Disability…. Vidya Vikasini Opportunity School was started in 1981(International Year of the Handicapped) with two children, by our Founder Director (Late)Mrs.S.S.Jayalakshmi with a view to integrate these children into main stream of education, empower them and create confidence amongst the parents and the Society at large. Today, this school has strength of 110 with multiple disabilities like autism, mental retardation, dyslexia etc. apart from physical disabilities and the school has been rendering yeomen service to these children / parents. Several children have passed out of the school taking National Open School examination and are earning their livelihood having been empowered to live in this Society in various parts of Tamil Nadu. In 2018 examination, eleven of our differently abled (mentally challenged) children attended Tamil Nadu State Board examination in the normal stream with the other children (class x) and six of them came out in flying colours.


All students have an Individualized Curriculum Programme which outlines their educational programme which meets their specific needs. All students also have Individualized Educational Plan (IEP). The student centered specific short term goals which are planned, implemented, reviewed, and reported upon every 3 months. The individualized Programme is based on checklist of National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped (NIMH), Secunderabad.

The students are grouped into


Vidya Vikasini Opportunity School – History and Milestones

The students are integrated in assembly, games, music etc.  






  • Special Education
  • Resource centre of learning
  • Inclusive Integrated Education
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Sensory Integration Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Early Detection and Intervention Centre (0-3 years)
  • X & XII in NIOS Syllabus
  • Special B.Ed., Study Centre for B.Ed., Special Education (MR) of Tamil Nadu open University
  • Computer Training – e-Saadhya
  • Samarth – Residential and Respite Care Home
  • Adult Home for the Mentally Challenged above 14 years