AWMH Maharashtra was established by a few dynamic and enlightened mothers of the mentally handicapped children and their friends in early seventies. This was one of the First Parents' Association in India, initiating the Parents' Movement for the Acceptance, Welfare and Rehabilitation of their children. AWMH Maharashtra offers constructive result-orientated services to the persons with Intellectual Disabilities and to their families since over 35 years though various projects, programmes and activities.
With the support of dedicated, trained and experienced staff, AWMH Maharashtra strives to bring rays of hope in the lives of the Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and families. We, at AWMH Maharashtra, believe that “There is a Place in the Sun and there is a Hope for Everyone with Disability.”
AWMH Maharastra has a very vast and strong membership of over 450, comprising of Individual Members, Life Members, Institutional Members / Teching Institutions, Non-Governmental Organizations working in the field of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities and Parents’ Associations. It is like an Umbrella Organization in the State of Maharashtra.