The approach at Utthan is holistic. Arts, Dance, Drama form a part of the curriculum.

Utthan trainees have participated in various competitions in these fields and have won several accolades at the Local, State and National levels.

Participation in Special Olympics forms an integral part of the program at Utthan. Each trainee is imparted training and then selected for various Special Olympics camps in different cities. Utthan trainees have won medals in various games conducted by Special Olympics at National and International levels.

In 2003, 3 trainees had been to Ireland and had won gold, silver and bronze medals in Table-Tennis and Roller Skating.

In 2007, Special Olympics organized World Summer Games at Shanghai, China. 3 Utthan trainees participated in this event and one of them won gold and silver medals in Table-Tennis. Another coveted the 4th place in Basket-Ball. Ms.Bhavna Pandya, project coordinator at Utthan went to Shanghai as a coach in Table-Tennis.