The Activity Centre
In the early 2003, a Samaritan pledged his single-storey corner lot house to PSDNJ to carry out activities which is the official opening of the centre, named as Pusat Aktiviti Down Syndrome was graced by the owner, the late TUAN HAJI EHSAN KHAN HAKIM ABDUL JABBAR the Managing Director of Amal Mohamed Hafeez Ehsan Bhd and spouse, the late PUAN HAJJAH JARIAH @ ZARIAH BT JAIT @ MOHD ZAIN. The premise at No. 54 Jalan Indah 6/3, Taman Bukit Indah, Johor Bahru, Johor was let free of charge to PSDNJ to carry out its activities as Pusat Latihan Asas Kerjaya (PLAK) for the benefit of Down Syndrome children aged 7 to 15 years.
PSDNJ later on launching of the operation of the Career Centre For Down Syndrome (CCENDS) on 1st July 2010 offered 3 types of integrated and consist of Basic Vocational Skills Training, Home Based Program and Career / Manufacturing program activities for Down Syndrome children aged 16 and above in 1 (one) unit of double storey corner lot house at No. 1, Jalan 10/8, Taman Bukit Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor. The premise was also let free of charge by MR WILLIAM LOH CHEE LIAN and spouse MDM SHIRLEY LIEW and partner MADAM LIM LAY CHOO until today’s date.
A purchase of an undivided one-half (1/2) share of all that piece of PLAK centre (land held under HS(D) 315920 PTD 106998 Mukim Pulai with new GRN No. 488571 Lot 7862) successfully settled by early June 2015. Meanwhile, another one-half share of the property has had been granted for free by the late Tuan Haji Ehsan and Puan Hajjah Jariah made the premise of the PLAK centre were officially became Persatuan Sindrom Down Negeri Johor’s property on 30 June 2015.
By 5th January 2015, PSDNJ started up Early Intervention Program to serve young children with disabilities or a developmental delay from birth to age six focusing on physical therapy, psychological services, special instruction, speech and language, self-help, functional academic skills and positive social-emotional growth (including social relationships.