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Certified Course

Skill Development in Special Education (Specific Learning Disabilities, Autism & Intellectual Disability)

Date
August 2023

Fee
INR₹ 35,000/-

Mode
Offline

Accredited by
Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, India
(Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Education, Pune)

Duration
August 2022 – June 2023

**Open to only Pune based Applicants**

Offline Lecture timings
Tuesday – 3:00 – 6:00 PM
Thursday – 3:00 – 6:00 PM
Saturday – 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Practicals
As per institute availability. Monthly schedule will be provided.

Course Venue
Dr. Anjali Morris Education & Health Foundation at Ghole Road, Shivajinagar, Pune
Sunderji’s Global Academia at Shankarsheth Road, Pune

Course Breakdown

Chapter 1

Special Education & Learning Challenges

  
 
  • To understand the laws and certification procedures for children with special needs

  • To understand the characteristics of SLD, ADHD, autism and intellectual disabilities

  • To understand the coping strategies for SLD, ADHD, Autism and

  

Chapter 2

Inclusion & Developmental Psychology

  
 
  • To understand Inclusive Education

  • To understand the child’s growth, importance of mile stones and factors influencing development.

  • To identify and avoid misidentification of the various aspects of development and problems in learning at the right age.

  

Chapter 3

Screening & assessment

  
 
  • To articulate the importance of using the latest assessment and screening tools

  • To understand the differences between tests, assessments, evaluations

  • To administer and interpret the results of curriculum-based measures

  

Chapter 4

Intervention Level #1

  
 
  • To understand what is remedial education

  • To understand the process of goal setting and progress monitoring

  • To learn techniques to implement remediation.

  

Chapter 5

Intervention Level #2

  
 
  • To become aware of current intervention practices in the field

  • To learn disability specific intervention skills

  • To understand the strategies that can be used in a classroom

  

Chapter 6

Ancillary Therapies related to Disabilities

  
 
  • To understand challenging behaviour & sensory issues across multiple disabilities

  • To have a clear idea about alternative therapies that exist along medical intervention

  • To be able to design relevant teaching aids according to child’s needs

  

Course Structure

Chapter

Course Topic

  

1

Overview of Special Education

  
 

History of Special Education

  
 

Education law & Disability Act

  
 

Concessions Provided by Government for Inclusion

  
 

Procedure for certification

  
 

Introduction to Different Kinds of Learning challenges & Disabilities

  
 

Introduction to SLD

  
 

Introduction to ADHD

  
 

Introduction to ASD

  
 

Introduction to ID/Slow learners

  
 

Early Intervention & Coping Strategies

  
 

What is Early Intervention & Services offered for Early Intervention

  
 

Coping Strategies for Learning Challenges (SLD/ID)

  
 

Protocols for ADHD

  
 

ABC of Coping Strategies (ASD)

  

2

Inclusive Education

  
 

What is inclusive education?

  
 

Universal Design of School

  
 

Universal Design of Learning

  
 

Assistive technology toolbox

  
 

Growth and Development

  
 

Principles of child development (Growth & Development)

  
 

Approaches to child development

  
 

Theories of child development (Piaget, Freud, Erikson)

  
 

Vygotsky’s view of cognitive development

  
 

Aspects of Childhood and Adolescent

  
 

Physical & Motor Development (will include Development milestones)

  
 

Cognitive Development

  
 

Social & Emotional development

  
 

Language Development

  

3

Overview of Screening & Assessment

  
 

Importance of screening and Data driven practices

  
 

Introduction to assessment

  
 

Types of assessment

  
 

Specific Assessments

  
 

Achievement Tests

  
 

Cognitive assessment

  
 

Disability specific assessments for SLD, ASD, ID

  
 

Curriculum-based assessment reading writing and math

  
 

Challenging behaviour assessments (including Interpretation of evaluation report and Limitations of assessment)

  

4

Intervention Level #1

  
 

What is Remedial Education & Characteristics & Objectives of Remedial Education

  
 

Advantages & Disadvantages of Remedial Education & Principles of Remedial Education

  
 

IEP and Goal Setting (SLD)

  
 

Progress Monitoring (SLD)

  
 

Teaching-Learning Strategies

  
 

Basic Phonic program for reading and writing

  
 

6 Basic spelling rules

  
 

Introduction to Visual Imagery

  
 

Introduction to Thinking Routines

  
 

Introduction to study skills

  
 

Reading Program

  

5

Coding & Decoding of IEP

  
 

How to make an IEP (ASD/ID)

  
 

How to read a formal report

  
 

Checklists for ASD/ID

  
 

Intervention for Learning Difficulties

  
 

Intervention strategies for reading

  
 

Intervention strategies for vocabulary

  
 

Intervention strategies for comprehension

  
 

Intervention for Autism

  
 

What is challenging Behaviour

  
 

Strategies for challenging behaviour

  
 

How to make and use visual schedules

  
 

How to make and use PECS

  
 

How to make and use social stories

  
 

Strategies for ADL skills

  

6

Alternative Therapies

  
 

Art Therapy

  
 

Animal Therapy

  
 

Dance and Movement Therapy

  
 

Music Therapy

  
 

Assisted Augmentative Communication

  
 

Sensory Needs of Children Across Disabilities

  
 

Understanding sensory processing disorders

  
 

Informal Sensory Checklist

  
 

Sensory Diet Plan

  
 

Alerting & Calming Techniques

  
 

Behaviour Challenges and Modification

  
 

Challenging Behaviour Across Disabilities

  
 

Introduction to ABC of Behaviour

  
 

Making of ABC chart

  
 

Introduction to BMP

  
 

Panel Discussion

  
 

NIOS

  
 

Happy Inclusive Schools

  
 

Careers in ASD, ID and SLD

  
 

Way Forward for Autism & Assisted Living Solutions

  

 

Abbreviations
SLD: Specific Learning Disabilities
ASD: Autism Spectrum Disorder
ID: Intellectual Disability
ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
IEP: Individualised Education Plan
PECS: Picture Exchange Communication System
BMP: Behaviour Modification Plan
NIOS: National Institute of Open Schooling

The Course will provide:

  • Renowned Speakers
  • Hands on observations
  • Case Studies
  • Q&A corner
  • Lecture notes 
  • Certificate

The following candidates can apply:

• Educators
• Graduates
• Parents
• Caregivers

For more information: 

Ms. Daya Joshi
[email protected]
+91 7378787914