Special Education / Cognitive Therapy

What is Special Education?
Special education is a specialized service provided to children with identified special needs by designing an individual education program (IEP). IEP is an individually designed instructional program that meets the unique learning needs

Who is a special educator?
A special educator is specially trained teacher in the field of pediatric rehabilitation.  Generally, a special educator is a graduate with Special  B.Ed. All special school has special educator. According to the Govt. policy, all regular school need to have a special educator to train the student with special needs and helping regular teachers t work with the special need children. Nowadays, a number of hospitals and developmental clinic engages special educator to cater the needs of children with disability.    

What does a special educator do?

  • Pediatric special educator helps children work towards academic skills. These include development of hand function, play, school education, self care, and at least to become functionally literate. 
    Pediatric special educator works with the family, child and the school teacher to develop an appropriate course of training. 
    Pediatric special educator provides assessment and training of:
  • Reading skills
  • Writing skills
  • Computer skills
  • Self-help skills, such as feeding, dressing, and bathing
  • Toileting
  • Perceptual disorders
  • Therapeutic Listening
  • School skills such as following directions, problem solving, and hand writing
  • Social skills

Who can be benefited with special education?
All children with special needs require special education in one or the other forms.
Children with Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Learning disability, slow learning, Hydrocephalus, Intellectual disability, are main beneficiaries.

What are the different specializations in special education?
Nowadays, you will encounter with a variety of special educator. Presently, the following discipline has individualized special educator

  • Cerebral Palsy and other neurological disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Learning disability
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Visually impairment
  • Intellectual disability / Mental Retardation

How can I find a special educator for my child?
Rehabilitation Council of India has the list of qualified special educator in India. You can always locate a special educator near you. We have a team of special educator for most of the discipline

For queries / appointment / availing services, please contact us through

Phones at : +91-11-41012124 / +91-7838809241 / +91-8588995954

WhatsApp at : +91-9810154411

Mail: helpicd@gmail.com, support@icddelhi.org

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