Inclusive Education

Project Brief: The project directly reaches out to 67 children with special needs to include then in mainstream schools & colleges, and over 1500 children indirectly through the training of teachers in 6 zones in Tamil Nadu.
Project Type: Disabilities (description)
Primary Focus: children with disabilities (description)

Secondary Focus: to go to formal school

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: DC
Status: completed - requirements ended
Project Steward: Avanti Kulkarni
Project Partner(s): Mrs. Rajul Padmanabhan
Other Contacts: Manju Krishnan
Project Address: , #1 Ranjith Road,,Kotturpuram,
TAMIL NADU  600085
Tel: 044-22353757
Stewarding Chapter: DC
Aug 2007DCUSD 5000

Total = $5000

"To be a part, and not stand apart To belong and not be isolated..." Confident, caring and pro active, youngsters with special needs included in mainstream schools, stand testimony to the advantages of inclusion.
The project directly reaches out to 67 children with special needs to include then in mainstream schools & colleges, and over 1500 children indirectly through the training of teachers in 6 zones in Tamil Nadu. The plan uses a multi pronged strategy to faciliate inclusion - support services, capacity building, creating and disseminating resource materials and the documentation of the process.
The aim of the project is to include every child optimally in to a main stream school.
Vidyasagar is a voluntary organization based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The organization works with children and young adults with cerebral palsy and other neurological disabilities, their families and the communities they live in. Started in 1985 by the mother of a child with disability, Vidya Sagar is known today for the quality and range of programs, its professionalism with care and the pro-active and positive spirit of its team of staff and children.