About Us

Pratheeksha Bhavan School for the Mentally retarded is an institution dedicated for the education and rehabilitation of persons with Mental Retardation and associated conditions. It is run by the sisters of Sacred Heart Congregation Jyothy Province Kothamangalam. The institution had a humble beginning in the year 1978. The institution is situated in the Thodupuzha Municipality and is on the Thodupuzha –Manakkad Road in the district of Idukki. This institution was registered under the charitable societies act (Reg. No. 13\89 Dt 01\04\1989). At present there are 174 students of which 27 are residential and the rest are day scholars. The institution has been registered under the National Trust Act and P.W.D act.


To bring the special children who are gifted with various abilities into the main steam of life.


To provide professional services to the disabled people and empower them to live in the society like normal citizens and to give social security and social justice for the people who are in need.

What we do

Special education for differently Abled children

Rehabilitation center for differently Abled person

Multi sensory room for autistic children

Physiotherapy/Speech Therapy/Occupational Therapy and Yoga

Special training for dance, music, sports games and band set

Vocational training units

Crafts works

Individualized Education programme (IEP)

Parental Counselling and training

Established- in the year 1978

Registered as- Pratheeksha Bhavan School for the Mentally Retarded (Reg No.13\89 Dated-.01\04\1989)

Run By- Sacred Heart Congregation (SH) Jyothy Province Kothamangalam

President- Rev.Sr.Thresiamma Pallikkunnel S.H (Provincial Superior)

Principal-Rev Sr.Deena George S.H

Total staff – 38

Total students-174

Jurisdiction – Whole of Kerala

Daily Activities



Academic skill training

Music therapy/Yoga/Dance

Sports And games

Physiotherapy/ Speech Therapy/Occupational therapy

Art and craft classes

Pre Vocational skills

Vocational skills

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