at YSIS Branches
Holistically, YSIS offers these specialized training and support services:
- Physical therapy is for children with neurological conditions and
adults with stroke. Training of the use of specialized equipment for
other disabled person and their caregivers is provided. A variety of
therapy programmes are given based on their individual disability.
- The speech therapy unit provides initial assessment for speech and
hearing impaired people and children and the appropriate speech therapy
& Training Centre - YSIS runs in house courses biannually for 4 months
for grassroot caregivers & staff of all PDK's irrespective of whether
it is government organization or agency or an NGO. The course is free
of training costs, with accommodation, and subsided meal and traveling
Therapy - Two trained professional occupational therapists provide and
administer the training of the activities of daily living skills.
Club - This club is open to any wheelchair bound person. The main aim
of this club is for members confined to wheelchairs to meet and overcome
their frustration of limited mobility as well as being a recreational
& Recreation - Networking A Community Based Development Officer networks
with support groups, voluntary workers, NGO's and government sectors
to ensure that each individual need of children and people with disabilities
is met. The CBR Officer's team work with the JPJ in relation to driving
licences for SWC & SBC including the modification of vehicles for their
specific use. They work closely with SOCSO, EPF, the Social Welfare
Dept, Ministry of Health, doctors, the Army, the police etc. They recruit
voluntary workers to assist the mobility of people and children with
Advice & Assistance - Team The multidisciplinary team made of Physiotherapists
and a CBR Development Officer visit our centers on weekly basis to assess,
advice and assist the progress of the rehabilitation of each client.
Club - This club is open to persons who use specially modified motorvehicles
for transportation as an alternative for being denied access to public
transport due to their disabilities.