Children with disabilities are often ostracized from their peers. Inclusion in the classroom helps prevent this from happening.
This mother has just one point to make - her four-year-old deserves a chance at a diploma and full life. So does every other child with special needs.
The Census 2011 states that 2.21% percent of the total population is affected by disability in India. Estimates for the number of children (0-14 years) living with disabilities ranges 150 million in the world. In India 1.67% of the 0-19 population...
India has been able to decrease its number of out-of-school children by nearly 16 million between 2000 and 2012, driving the progress in South Asia, but it still has 1.4 million children not attending primary school, a United Nations report said.
While Tamil Nadu takes pride in the fact that 99.4% of its children between the age of six and 13 are in schools, the state seems to have forgotten about children with special needs. According to a national-level survey, one in four children with ...
How often are the issues of special needs students highlighted? The need of the hour is to identify and mainstream these students to ensure independence and a safer tomorrow.
Inclusive education is the need of the hour. It helps build friendships and inculcate mutual respect and understanding. This article investigates why inclusive education is not successful in India and what is the way forward
A study by the Human Development College of Home Science, Nirmala Niketan, conducted in 2013 throws some light on the challenges faced by teachers regarding inclusive education.
If inclusion requires a child to be excluded from the same experiences and boundaries as everyone else just to remain on the premises, then it’s not inclusion., believes this teacher.
Quick fixes would not solve the problem. The Government should take a closer look at how to improve these capabilities before applying pressure on mainstream educational providers to accept special needs children, says this writer
Amid concerns that various provisions for children with special needs are being misinterpreted, CBSE has directed all affiliated schools to form a 'School Inclusion Committee' to address the issues.