The Association for the Mentally Challenged has received the following awards over the years:
- In 2009, the Governor’s award on the occasion of Independence Day for excellent services provided by the Association for the Mentally Challenged.
- In 2009, the Rotary Service Awards 2009 for “Excellence among Voluntary Organisations working for mentally challenged children” in Bangalore
- In 2009, the state government award for Best Special Educator to Mrs. Usha Joseph, one of AMC’s senior most teachers, on the occasion of World Disabled Day.
- In 2012, the International Juan Jose Lopez Ibor award to Professor Srinivasa Murthy