Rising Sun Institute
Rising Sun Institute, established in 1984 by Parveen Abdul Tawwab, is a special education center for mentally and physically challenged children in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. It has two campuses located in DHA and Mughalpura. Rising Sun Institute is a project of “Rising Sun Education and Welfare Society” a not-for-profit and charity-based organization, working for the welfare of special children. It is the largest Institute for special education in Pakistan providing education, vocational & computer training, physio, hydro, speech therapy and various other forms of rehabilitation facilities to more than 600 Children with Intellectual & Visual Impairment, Cerebral Palsy and Autism. The services rendered include individualized education programs, free transportation, Games, Sports & Cultural activities are also the integral part of the total program.
In 1984, The Rising Sun Institute (RSI) started working with only 2 special children in the dining room of Dr. and Mrs. Abdul Tawwab Khan. RSI now has over 415 enrolled children in DHA campus and 68 in its home-based rehabilitation services.