INPA is affiliated with
International Portage Association (IPA), USA. International
Portage Association is active in more than 90 countries of the
world. IPA consists of a focussed group of professionals, parents
& individuals who are interested in research, service and policies
related to children with or at risk of a disability and their
International Portage Association
The International Portage Association is
founded upon the Portage Model of Early ntervention which was
developed in the U.S. in 1969, and has been replicated and
introduced to more than 130 countries around the world.
Mission of International Portage Association
The IPA mission is to unite parents and
professionals in promoting and developing quality services which
focus on young children and their families. It is founded with the
belief that families are the primary interventionists for their
young children and that professionals must work in partnership
with families to maximize the growth and development of young
IPA Executive Board
IPA Executive Board is charged with the
responsibility of overseeing the operations of the International
Portage Association and in maintaining the improvement,
modifications and integrity of the Portage System.
David Shearer, Chair
R.J. (Sean) Cameron, Ph.D.
Tehal Kohli, Ph.D. (President of Indian Portage Association)
Kaoru Yamaguchi, Ph.D.
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