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Launch of 'Eas4y' - an innovative learning/teaching kit

December 2017: Inclusion Central launches Eas4y, a learning/teaching kit for building up literacy and numeracy skills in young learners. The kit caters to KG - Class 2 skills and can be used for regular students and for those with learning difficulties/special needs.

After purchase of the kit, on request, we can also conduct workshops on how to use the kit in regular ed and resource /special ed classrooms/remediation classrooms at your organization. For more details, please get in touch with us!

    - View Eas4y Kit Catalogue  
    - Avail Eas4y Introductory Offer!  



Professional development program at Thrissur

May 29, 2017: Lectured on the topics 'Children with Special Needs' and 'Academic Manifestations of Special Needs Issues in the Regular Classroom' at Paramekkavu Vidya Mandir, Thrissur. This was conducted as part of a professional development program for the teachers of the school.



Consultancy program at Vidya Vikasini School, Coimbatore.

November 17-19, 2016: A three-day consultancy program at Vidya Vikasini School, Coimbatore. The program involved providing technical support in revising their resource room set up, providing inputs to resource room teachers in pedagogy, conducting an awareness program for parents and an introductory class on teaching maths for primary school teachers.



Lecture at NIEPMD, Chennai

November 7, 2016: Lectured on the topic 'Understanding Intellectual Disability and Associated Conditions - A Vocational Perspective' at National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Chennai. This was as part of their awareness training program for agricultural scientists from ICAR's (Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Pathanamthitta, Kerala) initiative to provide vocational training and placements for persons with disabilities.



Lectured on 'Current Trends In Special Education'

October 24, 2016: Lecture for a CRE program at National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Chennai.



Shraddha now a part of Inclusion Central

January 9, 2016: Shraddha is now an integral part of Inclusion Central, a society for promoting inclusion of children and adolescents with special needs. Inclusion Central has its headquarters in Kochi and a branch at Calicut. Shraddha will now function as the Thrissur branch of Inclusion Central. The Special Education Practice (clinical assessment, diagnosis and intervention) and Potter's Babies (early intervention program) will be functioning from Shraddha's premises at Ayyanthole, Thrissur. The Learning Space (the school wing) of Inclusion Central, Thrissur will commence from May, 2016. Please watch this space for details.



National Conference at NIEPMD, Chennai

November 21 and 22, 2015: Attended National Conference on Empowering Persons with Multiple Disabilities at NIEPMD, Chennai.



Co-chaired session at National Seminar

October 16, 2015: Co-chaired a session on the topic Vocational Training and Employment of Persons with Disabilities - at National Seminar on Empowerment of People with Disabilities held jointly by NIEPMD, Chennai and School of Behavioural Sciences, MG University, Kottayam.



Lecture at Angamaly

June 30 and July 2, 2015: Delivered a two-day lecture on 'Learning Disability - An Overview' for B.Ed (special ed.) students at Sneha Sadan College of Special Education, Angamaly.



Lecture at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Thrissur

June 26, 2015: Delivered a lecture on 'Effective Classroom Management in Teaching Children with Special Needs' at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringandoor, Thrissur, as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi.



Continued association with SRM Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Wadakkanchery

June, 2015: Another academic year begins with SRM Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Wadakkanchery ...looking forward to a third consecutive year.



Lecture at Sneha Sadan College of Special Education, Angamaly

March 11 and 12, 2015: Delivered a lecture on 'Multisensory Skill Development in Preschool Children with Special Needs' at Sneha Sadan College of Special Education, Angamaly, as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi.



Lecture at Tropical Health Foundation of India, Kunnamkulam

February 21, 2015: Delivered a lecture on 'Multiple Disability' for staff of special school at Tropical Health Foundation of India, Kunnamkulam, Thrissur District.



Lecture at Sneha Sadan College of Special Education, Angamaly

February 4, 2015: Delivered a lecture on 'Teaching the 3Rs to Children with Learning Disabilities' to B.Ed (special education) students at Sneha Sadan College of Special Education, Angamaly.



Session for high school students

January 20, 2015: Delivered a class on 'Developing Effective Time Management Skills' for high school students at TGM Saraswathy Vidya Niketan, Ayyanthole, Thrissur.



Lecture at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Thrissur

January 14, 2015: Delivered a lecture on 'Sensory-Motor Skill Development in Children with Special Needs' at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringandoor, Thrissur as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi.



Teacher training sessions at Vigyan Valley Learning Centre, Kochi

November 22 and 29, 2014: Conducted teacher training sessions for staff of Vigyan Valley Learning Centre, Kochi. Planning and implementing remedial intervention with improved educational practices was the general theme with special emphasis on promoting reading-comprehension, written expression and basic math skills in students with special needs.



Teacher training sessions at Shalom Residential Public School, Chittoor

November 20, 2014: Teacher training sessions initiated at Shalom Residential Public School, Chittoor, Palakkad. Lectured on 'Special Needs in the Regular Classroom' - characteristic features of some commonly seen special needs issues and mentioned some remedial measures.



Lecture Pope Paul Mercy Home, Thrissur

October 15, 2014: Delivered a lecture on 'Planning for Transition from School to Work for Children with Special Needs' at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringandoor, Thrissur as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi.



Teacher training at Amrita Vidyalayam, Thrissur

October, 2014: Offered teacher training, counselling and guidance sessions to students and staff at Amrita Vidyalayam, Thrissur from October 2014 to March 2014 on a weekly basis.



Inaugural ceremony of Dr. Reeta Peshawaria Centre for Autism and ABA Services

July 14, 2014: Attended the inaugural ceremony of Dr. Reeta Peshawaria Centre for Autism and ABA Services, Chengannur at Renewal Centre, Kochi. An inspiring event in rememberance of Dr. Reeta Peshawaria Menon, a great teacher who taught at NIMH Secunderabad in the late 80s and 90s. An expert in ABA services, Dr. Reeta Peshwaria Menon has may achievements to her credit. It is two years since her untimely demise battling cancer but her spirit lives on. Simmi Santha, an ex-BMR and student and Dr. Reeta had started this new initiative for providing quality services in the area of Autism. Dr. Kiran Bedi, social activist and ex-IPS officer, her elder sister, was present with her inspiring words to grace the occasion.



Lecture at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringandoor, Thrissur

June 12, 2014: Delivered a lecture on 'Strategies to Enhance Communication Skills in Nonverbal Children' at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringandoor, Thrissur, as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi.



Articles published

June 2014: Articles on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Spelling Difficulties in Children with Dyslexia published in Arogya Masika (Malayalam health magazine published by Mathrubhumi), June 2014 issue.

Article on Vigyan Valley Learning Centre, Kochi where I work as a Clinic Coordinator(Intervention Services) in June 2014 issue of Arogya Masika.

SHRADDHA continues to offer counselling, guidance and remedial special education services to staff and students of SRM Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Wadakkanchery, on a weekly basis for the academic year 2014-2015.



Lecture on Learning Disabilities

May 22, 2014: Delivered a lecture on Learning Disabilities for resource teachers - conducted by IRDC at Shikshak Sadan, Guruvayur.



Talk at the Govt. Model Residential School, Parlikkad

January 28, 2014: Talk conducted on the topic 'Acquiring Life Skills for Smooth Living and Effective Stress Management' for middle school students of Govt. Model Residential School, Parlikkad near Wadakkanchery.



Lecture as part of the CRE programme of RCI

January 27, 2014: Lectured on 'Experiential Learning- Curricular Focus at Different Levels' as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringandoor, Thrissur.



Talk at the MES Women's College, Pattambi

December 26, 2013: Talk conducted on the topic 'Developing Effective Life Skills and Study Habits' for degree students of MES Women's College, Pattambi. The talk was held as part of the NSS Camp being conducted for the students at Prateeksha Charitable Society, Koottanad.



Talk at the Vivekananda College, Kunnamkulam

December 25, 2013: Talk conducted on the topic 'Acquisition of Life Skills and Stress Management' for degree students of Vivekananda College, Kunnamkulam as part of their NSS Camp being held at Govt. Polytechnic College, Kizhoor.



Lecture at Sneha Sadan College of Special Education, Angamaly

December 10, 2013: Lectured on 'Inclusive Education- Meeting the Challenges through Better Educational Practices' to B.Ed (special education) students at Sneha Sadan College of Special Education, Angamaly.



Lecture on 'Effective Communication in the Classroom'

November 1, 2013: Lectured on 'Effective Communication in the Classroom' as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India at Sneha Sadan College of Special Education, Angamaly.



Lecture at the Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringandoor

October 15, 2013: Lectured on 'Effective Communication in the Classroom' as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringandoor.



Group counselling session

October 3, 2013: Group counselling for higher secondary students of Vattenad School, Koottanad on 'Acquisition of Life Skills to Face Challenges in Life'. Talk organized as part of prevention of extreme steps such as suicides that was being resorted to by people in general and students, in particular.



Lecture at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringadoor, Thrissur

July 5, 2013: Lectured on 'Integrating Therapy in School Activities' at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringadoor, Thrissur, as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi.



Weekly program at SRM Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, Wadakkanchery

June 2013: Offering counselling, guidance and remedial services to staff, students and parents at SRM Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, Wadakkanchery from June 2013 on a weekly basis.



Orientation programme at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Wadakkanchery

May 31, 2013: Presented 'Orientation to Counselling, Guidance and Special Education Services' for the teachers of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Wadakkanchery.



Lectures and practicals for the Foundation Course for Educating Children with Learning Disabilities

April 1-7, 2013: Completed lectures and practicals for the Foundation Course for Educating Children with Learning Disabilities (conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India) at Vigyan Valley Learning Centre, Kochi.



Lecture on Multiple Disability

February 26, 2013: Delivered a lecture on Multiple Disability for high school level resource teachers st DIET, Thrissur.



Training for resource teachers at state level

February 13-14, 2013: Conducted four sessions for resource teachers at state level as part of Multi-Category Resource Teachers' Training conducted IED Project at Chaliyar Jalak Resorts, Calicut. Topics included Learning Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders.



Lecture on Learning Aids

February 7, 2013: Delivered a lecture on Learning Aids (Teaching & Learning Materials) for resource teachers of Thrissur BRCs (IED) at Ollur, Thrissur.



Talk on 'Acquiring Life Skills and Meeting Challenges'

January 4, 2013: Delivered a talk on 'Acquiring Life Skills and Meeting Challenges' with special emphasis on facing board exams at Govt. Vocational Higher Secondary School, Kaipamangalam for high school students.



Special lecture at the Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringadoor, Thrissur

December 28, 2012: Lectured on 'Behavioural Issues and Management in Children with Special Needs' at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringadoor, Thrissur on 28th December, 2012, as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi.



Talk on 'Importance of Acquiring Life Skills in Adolescence'

November 25, 2012: Delivered a talk on 'Importance of Acquiring Life Skills in Adolescence' to high school students at Vattenad Govt School, Koottanad (Palakkad Dist) as part of the inaugural Golden Jubilee Celebrations there.



Talk on 'Issues seen in Adolescence'

November 4, 2012: Conducted a talk on 'Issues seen in Adolescence' at Mahila Vanitha Sangamam, Prateeksha Charitable Trust , Koottanad (Palakkad Dist).



Training for resource teachers at DIET, Thrissur.

October 3, 2012: A two-hour training session for resource teachers of govt. and aided schools was conducted by Geetha Gopi at DIET (District Institute for Education and Training), Thrissur on the topic 'Meeting educational needs of all learners'. It was well received by the participants.



One-day workshop for regular teachers in CBSE schools at Hotel Pearl Regency, Thrissur.

September 28, 2012: Conducted a one-day workshop on 'Meeting Special Needs Issues in the Regular Classroom' at Hotel Pearl Regency, Thrissur for regular teachers in CBSE schools. The workshop provide insights into different aspects of special needs issues seen in the regular classroom. Geetha Gopi, Ajit Sacheendran and Anita Rajah conducted sessions in their respective area of expertise.



Training program for teachers at Vigyan Valley Learning Centre, Kochi.

August 1, 2012: Conducted a one-day training program for teachers at Vigyan Valley Learning Centre, Kochi on implementing remedial intervention services for children with learning difficulties.



Workshop at Sarva Shiksha Abhyaan (IED), Ollur.

July 20, 2012: Conducted a two-day workshop on 'Adapting Teaching and Learning Materials for Special Needs in the Regular Classroom Setting' at Sarva Shiksha Abhyaan (IED), Ollur. The teachers belonging to the regular mainstream classes as well as resource room special educators were enthusiastic and participated whole-heartedly in the workshop. A big thank you to all participants and a gentle reminder to utilize the skills learnt in their actual work setting.



Lecture at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringadoor, Thrissur.

May 30, 2012: Lectured on Vocational Training and Rehabilitation For Persons with Mental Challenges at Pope Paul Mercy Home, Peringadoor, Thrissur as part of the CRE programme conducted by Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi.



Shraddha announces training and consultancy services for regular schools.

Shraddha will provide technical help and guidance to set up resource/inclusion special needs unit in regular schools. It will also support regular schools to modify curriculum & accommodate the unique needs of children with learning difficulties. Helping in effective and better curriculum delivery using various strategies, assessment methods, etc.



Shraddha commences operations from March 16, 2012.

Shraddha inaugurated its Thrissur centre on March 16, 2012. The Centre for Exceptional Children will offer assessment, diagnosis and intervention services for children having academic and/or behavioural difficulties.

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