Inclusive Education

Inclusive Education

Another feather in our cap!

Congratulations! Master Saksham of Grade 2 banged 3rd position at National Level Abacus/Vedic Maths Championship, 2019. Saksham is a cochlear implanted student and we are proud that he is a part of our SDPS family.

Celebration of International Day of Persons With Disabilities

International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) is held on 3 December each year. IDPwD is a United Nations-sanctioned day that is celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions. At SDPD, students from class 1-12 pledged to 'leave no one behind' and recognize disability as a cross-cutting issue.

Celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

All students are provided awareness and are shared following pieces of information about World Disability day. The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed every year on December 3, to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development. The theme of 2018 for this day is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. It focuses on empowering persons with disabilities for an inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as a part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pledges to “leave no one behind”. The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was instituted by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) after it had passed a resolution 47/3 in 1992. Since then it is observed annually and originally and is called as International Day of Disabled Persons. UN estimates that around one billion people are living with disabilities across the world and they are facing barriers of inclusion in many key aspects of society. The objective of this day- It aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

Campaigning by Children with Special Needs in Community Outreach Programme

Campaigning by children with special needs for community outreach programme on 6th November 2019. Students with special needs campaigned on 6th November 2019 to sensitise and spread awareness among the community to prevent air pollution. They walked through streets carrying slogans and air purifiers ( plants). Along with Eco Club Unit and teachers, children spread the message to keep the air clean for the sake of good health of their children and themselves.

Mask distribution by Ministry of AYUSH and Rejoice Health Foundation

Ministry of AYUSH and Rejoice Health Foundation distributed masks to the children with special needs. This initiative was taken due to high level of air pollution. This was an effective step where students learnt the use of masks and also the prevention from air pollution. Ms Anita Sharma, Principal, SDPS received these masks from the team of Rejoice Health Foundation.

Sensitization and Awareness of Prevention of Air Pollution to Students with Special Needs by School Principal

Due to High level of Air Pollution- Sensitization and Awareness program on Prevention of Air Pollution to Students with Special Needs by Ms Anita Sharma, Principal, SDPS. Many students with special needs and students of Eco Club were joined the programm in School Conference Hall.

Organised Workshop for Special Education Teacher of Directorate of Education and Sponsored by SCERT, Delhi on 21-25 October, 2019

Our School organised Five Days (21-25 October, 2019) workshop on Hands on Training in Cross Disability under the supervision of Inclusive Education Branch, Directorate of Education, Govt of NCT, Delhi and sponsored by SCERT, Delhi for Special Education Teachers of Govt Schools. 30 participated got the opportunity of this hands on training. About 18 trained and experienced professional delivered the practical and theoretical lectures/demonstration on the topic of Specific Learning Disability.

Organised Workshop for Special Education Teachers of Directorate of Education, Sponsored by SCERT, Delhi (3rd-7th September, 2019)

SDPS organised five days workshop on Hands-on Training in Cross-Disability under the supervision of Inclusive Education Branch, Directorate of Education, Government of NCT, Delhi which was sponsored by SCERT, Delhi for Special Education Teachers of Govt Schools. About 30 teachers participated and got the opportunity for this hands-on training. About 16 trained and experienced professional delivered the practical and theoretical lectures/demonstration on the topic Specific Learning Disability. Ms Anita Sharma, Principal, SDPS discussed the current scenario of schools Inclusive Practices. She also emphasized on our school inclusive environment. The last session was delivered by Dr S K Prasad, Dy. Chief Commissioner of Person With Disability, Govt of India, discussed the psycho-social aspects and better adjustment for a person with a disability in Inclusive Practices.

Useful Web links for Disability Rehabilitation-

The following links are very useful to provide awareness on the empowerment of children with special needs:

Appreciation in House Assembly

Aarush Bansal and Sujay from class III got certificates and appreciation for their excellent performance in House Activities.

Proud of Learning- An Ideal Model of Inclusive School

A national-level magazine (School-Live) published an article which stated S D Public School, Pitampura, Delhi to be an ideal inclusive model. This magazine also published articles on topics like -best school practices in India.

Special Scholarship for Meritorious Star Students

Special Scholarship of Rs.1000 each was given to meritorious students with special needs by our Principal Maam. These students got a tremendous change in their academic performance after this. Their achievements were highly appreciable parents and teachers too. Vibhushi-XII Prateek- V

Accessible for all and Barrier Free Environment

SDPS is accessible for all and has ramps and modified toilet for students with disability. Signage on floors, signage for utilities and all required places in the school premises. All activity periods are conducted on the ground floor with the availability of wheelchair, braille, aids and appliance, NVDA in Computer and Inclusive Unit Room.

Stars shining brightly in the Fashion Show!

Starts in Fashion Show--- Inayat of grade LKG and Falak Chopra of grade 1 participated in National Level Fashion Show in Delhi. Many dignities also witnessed their lovely performance.

Value Education

The school supports to enhance values and discipline in students with special needs. It increases inner strengths and self-esteem among students. This also enhances their social and emotional skills. Many senior students are working as a volunteer for children with special needs during their outside activities.

Our stars hold attention in 6th Inter School Skating Competition

Our students participated in 6th Open Inter School Roller Skating Championship 2018 in Nav Bharti School on 7th October 2018. Our students performed excellently and got a medal and Trophy. The team presented the trophy to S. D. Public School, Pitampura. Special need students got the following positions: Yuvraj Paswan Ist Position Yuvraj Seth IInd Position Ritik Mangla IInd Position Garv Singhal Ist Position

Objectives of UTSAH Centre- Holistic Development

UTSAH Centre- Inclusive Unit, SDPS, HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT FULL PARTICIPATION Inclusive Education Barrier free environment

Inclusive Practices in S D Public School, Pitampura

Guidance for Inclusive Environment

Effective leadership and guidance make it more flexible and accessible for children with special needs to have a healthy attitude and support them to empower themselves and give freedom to live like other students freely and happily.

UTSAH CENTRE is providing many services for educational, social and emotional development of children with Special Needs

UTSAH CENTRE is providing many services for educational, social and emotional development of children with Special Needs. One to One Session, Remedial and Special Education Session, Participation in Co-curricular and Extra-Curricular Activities, Educational and Psychological Assessment for better Intervention, Planning, Vocational and Skill Development, Involvement with others in the Classroom, Behaviour Management and Counselling.

Parent and Teacher Collaboration- A way to reduce parental anxiety towards home work and classwork.

All students with special needs are attached with Whats app and Uolo group to deliver daily routine school chores, home works, classwork and notice/circular etc. Coordinator, Class Teachers, Subject Teachers, Activity Teachers and Special Educator are the member of these type of groups which help to reduce parental anxiety and support to complete different class tasks.

One to One Remedial and Special Education Session for Classes I-XII. Need and Assessment based Intervention Planning

Brain Gym Exercise

Students with special needs are getting regular sessions of Brain Gym Exercise. Theses activities help to enhance attention, concentration, auditory and visual perception, eye hand coordination, left and right hemisphere functions, reading and writing skills etc.

Effective Teaching Learning Material and Resources make easy and effective learning for Children with Special Needs

Relaxation and Concession

Students with Special Needs get provision relaxation and concessions are also provided by CBSE and Directorate of Education, Govt. of Delhi NCT.

Involvement of Children with Special Needs in Extra Co-curricular Activities

Participated in Gyanoutsav 2018 at Ghandhi Darshan, Rajghat, Delhi

Students participated in GYANOUTSAV-2018 at Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat, Delhi on 7th April 2018. Inclusive Unit, S D Public School, Pitampura arranged a stall on Inclusive Education. We displayed posters to provide awareness and to sensitize the society and to empower children with special needs. Ishit Arora-(V C), Shivom (V C) and Prateek (V B) gave exposure over Braille Script. Visitors got a chance to type their name in Braille Script which was a new exposure for them.

Special picnic for Special Needs Students with their parents at Railway Museum, Delhi

Our school organised a picnic and special tour at Railway Museum for students with special needs along with teachers and their parents. Everyone enjoyed a lot and parents appreciated this effort and involved volunteerly to make this trip a success. This was a great experience and a beautiful enthusiastic way to develop student,s social and emotional skills.

Special Need students got medal in Swabhimaan Sports Festival 2017

Ritik Mangla, Garv Singhal, Shiven Yadav and Falak Chopra got medal in skating in Swabhimaan Sports Festival 2017. Ms Anita Sharma, Principal and Ms Usha, PT, Mr Bharat Skating Coach appreciated and blessed to all winners in School Assembly.

Our Student got IInd Position in Roller Skating State Games in Special Olympic Bharat

Ritik Mangla, Class X got Second Position in Roller Skating State Games in Special Olympic Bharat in 300 Mts Category held in Pitampura from 14th to 15th November 2017.

S D Public School organised five days hands on training for Special Education Teacher of IEDSS, Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT, Delhi sponsored by SCERT, Delhi {22-27 Sep. 2017 }

S D Public School, Pitampura organized five days training programme for special education teachers of IEDSS, Directorate of education, Govt. of NCT, Delhi from 22nd September to 27th September, 2017. Main objective of education department of Delhi Government was to provide awareness and training to their special education teachers in cross disability. This programme is designed to enhance the skill and knowledge to deal with learning disabled students in their schools setup. Thirty Special Educators from IEDSS, Directorate of Education, participated in this workshop. These special educators are already trained to deal with visual impairment and hearing impaired students. The motive of this workshop was to train the educators in cross disability and IEDSS took the initiative and developed these types of programmes for them. The five days programme not only included the theoretical aspects but the practical exposure of training too. It was a great experience for learners. All were being motivated and was looking keen to learn the new technical support in the area of learning disability. Programme started with the blessing of Ms. Anita Sharma, Principal, SDPS, Pitampura. She welcomed all the participants and elaborated them about the services offered to children with special needs in SD Public School. She discussed about School Inclusive Unit-UTSAH Centre. She also appreciated all the teachers for their gracious job and their work for differently abled students. She gave overviews of responsibilities which a teacher must have to learn in inclusive set up. She talked about personality characteristics and skills which is important when dealing with special needs students. She explained the journey of the school that started with a physically handicapped student in inclusive setup and how the school is catering more than hundred students with special needs as of now. This training was very fruitful for learners and got appreciation and positive feedback form participants. About 32 sessions were taken by different experts in the area.