Association of Rehabilitation Psychologists - India
(Registered under Andhra Pradesh Societies Registration Act, 2001. Regd. No. 54 of 2014)
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  • To work for the overall Psychological Rehabilitation of the persons who have physical, sensory, cognitive and developmental and emotional disabilities associated with visual impairment, hearing impairment, locomotor disability, mental retardation and cognitive impairment in accordance with Persons With Disability Act(PWD)-1995
  • To develop and implement various programs, Psychological Assessment tools, intervention programs for Rehabilitation and its sustenance for persons with disabilities
  • To advocate equal opportunities and barrier free environment for persons with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups according to PWD Act-1995
  • To extend services and advisory committee for Central Government, State Government and other bodies and Non-Government Organizations and social and Psychological Service Institutes and National Institutes on various aspects of disability including legislative and administrative matters.
  • To advocate, implement and promote, PWD Act-1995, National Trust Act-1996 and Rehabilitation Council of India Act-2000 and United Nations Convention of Rights of Persons with disabilities (UNCRPD) and any such acts and resolutions that come in future in India and any body to which India is signatory member in the field of rights of persons with disabilities.
  • To establish community based rehabilitation centers as per NT Act, PWD Act in different regions of India
    To bring awareness, sensitize, identification and Rehabilitative intervention among general public and scientific community about the causes and prevention of disabilities of infancy, early childhood, adolescence and adult stages of human life.
  • To assist voluntary organizations in implementation of rehabilitation programs in association with national and international agencies.
  • To provide technical support to Rehabilitation Psychologist Professionals as per reference of RCI
    To bring awareness and work along with interdisciplinary teams of healthcare and Rehabilitation professionals in the field of disability
  • To promote evidence-based practices of Rehabilitation Psychology all over India though print publishing and e-publishing of Newsletter, Bulletin, Journals. Awards, rewards to contributing persons in the field of Disability Rehabilitation and Rehabilitation Psychology.
  • To improve professional acumen though seminars, conferences, exhibitions, and symposiums.
    To Associate and collaborate with regional, national level Associations promoting Psychology and welfare of persons with disabilities
  • To submit research proposals related to Rehabilitation Psychology and allied fields to national and international agencies
  • To collaborate with other professional and scientific institutes for the advancement of Rehabilitation Psychology and to propagate and advances made in the methods of Rehabilitation Psychology
  • To develop consortium for Psychological Rehabilitative Services for persons with Disabilities and Research and Development in Rehabilitation Psychology.
  • To pursue for placements in Government, semi-government, and non-governmental and social welfare organizations
  • To establish chapters in North, East, South, and West of India in promoting Rehabilitation Psychology