SPECIAL EDUCATION:-

Our special education unit educates Children with Special Needs (CWSN) and young adults in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs. We follow Individualized educational plan and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures, adapted equipment and materials, and accessible settings.

EARLY INTERVENTION:-

UDAI’s early intervention unit is its key strength. Early intervention is a systematic program of therapy, exercises, and activities designed to address developmental delays that may be experienced by children with intellectual disabilities in the age group of 0 to 7 years. It plays a crucial role. Services here are designed to identify and meet a child's needs in five areas, including physical, cognitive, communication, social, or emotional and adaptive development. The focus is to help the child in learning school readiness skills leading to the mainstream in a normal school.

 

THERAPIES:-

Every child had a unique way of development in sensory-motor, cognitive-perceptual, and psycho-social areas. UDAI provides varied therapies by multidisciplinary professionals in Occupational, Speech, and Psychological aspects.

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy is provided to children and young adults for improved fine and gross motor skills, prewriting skills, and activities of daily living. The intervention includes individualized planned sessions comprising a combination of activities to help to integrate the senses which enable effective functioning.

Speech therapy/ Language, Communication & behavior modification:

Language interventions encompass a variety of approaches, treatment types, and modalities. Therapy is based on the child’s specific needs and learning style, as identified by standardized testing, parental concerns, and teacher input. An individualized plan is prepared after identifying focus areas and teach through drill, repetition, and carryover tracking. Goals include augmenting vocabulary, conceptual understanding, and sentence variety, and complexity. Associated communication targets may involve improving intelligibility and phonological awareness, as well as conversational and narrative skills.

Drama Therapy:

The Western concept of Drama Therapy has been translated into our own Indian cultural idiom. Our therapist uses creative drama, story dramatization, and play for informal drama in which the dramatic theme is developed with improvised dialogue and action with active participation to help children and young adults with special needs to make meaningful change. 

Social skills are taught emphasizing the interrelationship of social and language function. Other activities like Play, Music, Movement/Dance, Art, yoga classes are also conducted on a regular basis.

HOME MANAGEMENT GUIDANCE TO PARENTS:

Family plays an important role in the progress of the child/young adult with special needs. Keeping this in view, we at UDAI provide varied family support services.  Counselling is provided to family members to deal with issues related to the pressures and stress of parenting a child with intellectual disability, parenting the sibling of a child with intellectual disability, living in a nuclear or joint family, second child issues or any other concerns families may have.

Appropriate coping strategies are discussed and developed with inputs from psychologists and medical professionals. It also improves parents' abilities to make positive, long-term decisions for their child by providing factual information.

 

UDDIP:

 

A learning center specially designed for children with learning disabilities like reading, writing, spellings, comprehension, etc. in regular schools. Our trained faculty supports the children in appearing Class 10th and 12th

exams conducted through NIOS.

 

OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT:

 

UDAI`s Outpatient department provides specialist professional services to children and adults with special needs on one on one basis. The services are catered to target age ranging from Neonatal stage (3 months to 6 months)  to 18 years and above.

 

Professional support is provided by a multidisciplinary team - Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech Therapist, counselor as per the need on the following areas:

 

  1. Assessments

  2. Remedial Teaching

  3. Special Education

  4. Thinking classes

  5. Handwriting skills

  6. Language and communication

  7. Social skills

  8. Brain gym

  9. Counselling/Psychological treatment

  10. ABA/VBA

  11. Behavior modification

  12. Play Therapy

  13. Yoga sessions

 

WORKSHOPS & TRAININGS:

UDAI conducts workshops for parents with special needs children at regular intervals.

 

PRE VOCATIONAL TRAINING:

We at UDAI, believe that life skill program is important for adaptive functioning. Art & craft provides for creative self-expression and emotional well-being. Vocational skills enhance their productivity and makes them self-reliant. This program plays a crucial role in cognitive, social, emotional and skill development. It is a part of the curriculum which are taught based on the capability of each student. Pre vocational training includes utilizing teaching aids developed by the UDAI`s multidisciplinary professionals. These teaching aids are specially designed to meet specific learning disabilities, determined by extensive testing and evaluation of each child.

UDAI`S UPCOMING VOCATIONAL TRAINING UNIT FOR YOUNG ADULTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

 

UDAI (working together works) would start it`s vocational training unit in the month of April 2019, for the young adults who are above 18 years are assessed and evaluated for train-ability. The goal is to empower persons and families with intellectual disabilities. To promote inclusion and ensure their human rights through community based rehabilitation and inclusive education. Training & employment is most important because having skills & job enhances social & financial status. Adult with Disabilities will become productive members in the family and it increases their self-esteem & promotes individual growth.  The methodology includes several levels of training and development, as well as internal income-generating activities and outside job placement.  We have a team of certified special educators, vocational trainers & computer teacher.

We would train the young adults with special needs who can be trained in the following vocational skills.

  • Basic & Advanced computer course

 

 

  • Life Skills training course:

 

These skills are behaviors that enable individuals to adapt and deal effectively with the  demands and challenges of life. The duration of the course would range from 12 to 18 months. There are many such skills, but core skills include the ability to deal with daily living challenges for the young adults with special needs.

 

  • Self-awareness

  • Empathy

  • Critical and creative thinking

  • Decision making

  • Problem Solving

  • Effective communication

  • Interpersonal relationship

  • Coping with stress

  • Coping with emotion

  • Behavioural preparedness

  • Self-Care​

  • Daily Living Skills

  • ​Leisure and Recreational Skills​

  • Work-Related Behaviours

  • Other courses offered:

Get In Touch

Email:-udai.march@gmail.com

Phone:-(+91 11) 4107-9384, 91 9899681972

Address:-B 1/20, Janakpuri, Near Amarleela Hospital
New Delhi - 58

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