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Field of work
Down syndrome
  • Teaching one to one, using primary rewards
  • Teaching in small increments with repetition
  • Using total communication i.e. teaching with
  • a range of techniques such as spoken languages
    symbols, visuals etc.
     
    "A Down Syndrome Teacher"
    Dyslexia          IEP (Individualised Education Programme) to overcome
  • Reading difficulty
  • Poor spellings
  • word decoding abilities
  • phonemics - speech sound
  • Autism            Primary management involves Intensive Behaviour Therapy at home and school, focusing on
  • Speech
  • Language development
  • Behavioral control
  • For older children
  • The management stresses more on accommodation
  •           rather than remediation e.g.
  • Use of Laptop computers with spell check
  • recorded books
  • Giving extra time for writing tests. MCQ form of tests.
  • School Dropouts/Slow Learners
    School Dropouts/Slow Learners are educated through the process of remediation. All efforts are thereafter made to take the child through his Secondary and Senior Secondary Exams from NIOS. In this field SLARC has achieved phenomenal success.
    ADHD
    Inattention and early distractibility. Management involves educating the parents about the effect of ADHD on child's learning behaviour, social skills and helping them setting realistic goals.

    DIRECTOR'S DESK - Dr Deepa Mehta, Psychologist
    SLARC - "Towards inclusion" -- Idealized by Dr Deepa Mehta, Consulting Psychologist, with 28 years of experience in handling children with delayed intellectual development. She is assisted by the team of Specialists – Dr Pooja Singh, DNB Psychiatry, Dr Siddharth Singh, DNB Family Medicine and Shakti Mehta, Consulting Psychologist and Col Deepak Mehta.
    Dr Deepa Mehta has hands on experience with school dropouts, slow learners and children with delayed intellectual development. An author of a number of books and articles she is actively involved in education and rehabilitation of these children. She has helped hundreds of such children get over their problems to the extent that they have confidently supported themselves to face the challenges of the outside world. Parents of these children feel better equipped to deal with their children’s educational and behavioural problems. In her this endeavour she is supported by a team of teachers and specialists.
    We are extremely grateful to Times of India – Nagpur Edition for having covered us so extensively over the years on so many occasions. Gratitude.