Educate 200children with disabilities in Bangalore

by The Association of People with Disability
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Educate 200children with disabilities in Bangalore
Educate 200children with disabilities in Bangalore

Summary of each event

Online classes were taken by all teachers from classes 1st to 7th. SA-1 Answer papers were collected from parents and correction of papers was ongoing. Called parents for Minority scholarships. 5 new admissions to SIS were done.

 Adhering to the Govt suggestions. Mahatma Gandhi Jayanthi celebration Online as well by SIS Staff in Campus.

 Webinar on Swachata Action Plan, Swachhata Action plan for pre-schools & schools during Covid-19" To have continuity on Covid awareness and precautions.

 N.S. Hema Memorial Day Online Celebration. To commemorate Memorial Day of APD.

Rangoli Competition was organized by HR Department for all APD Staff. On the occasion of   N.S. Hema Memorial Day, SIS staff participated and won 2nd place.

 Webinar on Global listening and sharing. Global listening and sharing session: space for health workers to share their experiences, challenges and innovations when providing services to children with disabilities during COVID-19To to maintain self-health and students health conditions especially in the case of disabilities.

 Uploaded children's details in SATS with TC and Marks sheets.IEP entries were done by respective class teachers. To keep in track with the academics, co-curricular, admissions and attendance, Counseling is done for new admissions.

 Dance Therapy By Ms. Vishaka Verma, To continue sessions and to keep students involved.

Webinar on Mental Health Reports compilation Mental Health during COVID-19: The life after confirmation. Report prepared on religion and caste details of students

Webinar on World Health Day, Celebrating World Mental Health Day 2020To recall the need for mental health during Covid.

Admission book entries are done by admin staff. Related to Govt. submissions during the academic year.

Worked on Q2 review report. To update internal reviews.

SATS updated.

Essay Competition s online To awake the learning, imagination of children on 13th Oct 2020. Goonjan entries were done by Class teachers. To update activities.

 13 parents were sensitized on scholarship details. To enable parents to fill the application forms.

 Teachers and Principal Meeting regarding workload, day to day updates, worksheets, etc to be updated.

Online Sports started and resumed in collaboration with students and parents. Understanding, engaging and involving students in Indoor sports like carom, chess, pyramids, counting numbers, small traditional games to keep in track with sports and games that were missed in schools. Teachers prepared GK Google forms.

 Webinar on "Review and Development of Junior Red Cross and Pariposhanam Project". To adhere to Govt. webinars

 Online Nursery Parents meeting for new admissions, To highlight parents on the compilation of firstquarter. List prepared for CWSN who can avail health drinks,To enable individual donations.

 Stress Management workshop for teachers and students by Counselor, To enrich knowledge on the care of disability.

 Worked on Annual report.

National Cerebral Palsy day program, To be aware of cerebral palsy and care. Webinar on Hygiene and Behavior, Understanding Hygiene Behavior & Behavior Change:  Hand washing and Food Hygiene.To continue precautionary measures during the Pandemic.

 Registered 12 students for the Quizabled competition. To enable participation of children online.

Webinar on Early Identification of Academic Disability, To understand different learning difficulties in academics.

Prepare for Rajyotsava Celebrations.  Song Practice by SIS Teachers for Kannada Rajyotsava Day Celebration.

CBSC webinar on CRC's role in the disability field.To enrich knowledge in the field of disability.

Induction Programme on NIOS Guidelines and Norms by Coordinators from Delhi, Thorough flow of the entire programme was discussed.

CBSC webinar on CRC's role in the disability field.To enable learning in the field of disability and teacher role. Preparation for Kannada Rajyotsava Day Celebration.

DUSSEHRA VACATION.

Webinar on SLD Strategies to teach children with SLD/NIEPIDTo add to various strategies in teaching.

Webinar on developmental milestones, parents and teachers To be aware of developmental milestones.

State Level RCI CRE program, To enhance teachers professional growth

Webinar on Air Pollution and Covid19. (Sharp)To be aware of Covid during the increase and spread.

SIS staff celebrated Kannada Rajyotsava Day on the SIS campus. The celebration was done online and the recording was uploaded in the Social media program came out very well. All teachers, APD staff and students actively participated.

To enable students engagement SIS teachers continued with online classes from nursery to 7th Std. The time table was modified based on new Govt. orders. Worksheets were made and distributed to parents. The time table was modified based on new Govt. orders. Worksheets were made and distributed to parents.

Quizlet Online Meeting to organize the quiz competition in this situation of Covid Pandemic.

Webinar on learning disabilities on the 46th Anniversary of IDBA - Shri V. Gopalakrishnan's life and Deaf education and also association.

IDPD Celebration meeting was held. Ensuring participation of all staff.

SATS entry is done and updated in Goonjan. To track ongoing processes.

Teachers prepared Kannada Rajyotsava certificates. For effective execution.

International Volunteers Day Celebration, to contact the volunteers for Gmail ID’s and to fill the Google form. Staff involvement and to encourage volunteer activities in SIS.

Teachers entered SA-1 Marks entry in MIS and Marks register book, also monthly attendance entry in MIS. Tracking academic progress and overall review.

NIOS workshop for the SIS teachers organized by Principal Maam. Awareness and engagement of staff. SHARP Youth & Adolescent Health during Pandemic &After.

To keep children wanted, accepted and remembered. Teachers prepared worksheets, greeting cards and wrapped gifts to distribute to students for Children’s Day on Teachers Parents Meet.

To keep track of academic progress, Parent Teacher Meeting From Nursery to Class II. Parents had come and collected report cards, certificates and children’s day greeting cards and gifts.

Demo class on Quizabled Questionnaire to participate and accept challenges.

The biometric machine was replaced with a new biometric machine on the SIS campus

Parent-Teacher Meeting From Class III to Class VII. Parents visited the SIS campus and collected report cards, certificates and children’s day gifts. To keep track of academic progress.

Planning and preparation, to enhance student and parent's satisfaction Children’s Day video and photos were recorded and taken on SIS campus. Then later the video was trimmed, edited and compiled in the desired form and submitted to the Principal madam and shared with children through social media.

Online Children’s Day Celebration. To observe the day with full fledge enjoyment and involvement

Prepared case studies of a student and submitted them to the donor. Staff involvement and donor report submissions.

To enhance competitive spirit Baal Olympiad Competition was held from Class 1 to 4. 5 Children actively participated in the competition.

Workshop on phonics for teachers organized by a special educator.

Meeting with CEO Sir, regarding School programs and BEO rules and regulations. To be updated and review by heads on the academic progress.

To be aware of the working of inclusive schools Orientation and awareness on inclusion Inclusive Education Quiz3 staff and 2 parents participated in a quiz on google forms organized by Azim Premji University. Christ University students Interaction about Inclusive Education with the school principal for IDDR events.

The Teacher Foundation Webinar The secrets behind the success of the world’s education superpower Comparative study and knowledge of should in India.

SHARP  Webinar Road safety behavior during Covid-19 School-age Adolescents.

Workshop by Principal on how to make entries in External programme in Goonjan.To create awareness to all students at the primary level. Tracking academic level and progress.

Consolidated attendance Teachers entered monthly attendance in Consolidated attendance

To complete all attendance and students tracking during the ongoing COVID season

Webinar conducted by Therapist on Speech and hearing difficulties of CwSN, Follow up by therapy unit.

To implement the knowledge and methods accumulated in the training held in earlier months Teachers implemented TATA ClassEdge offline and online session of virtual teaching while taking online from Nursery to Class 7th.

For tracking academics classes, FA-3 marks the entry in Goonjan by Teachers

To achieve maximum attendance and academic work completion by students Counselling was done regularly for students of different classes by the school counselor.

To follow up on the teaching methodologies and training, Workshop was conducted by the Principal and 2 SIS teachers on teaching methodologies based on TTF (Teachers Training Foundation) methods.

To keep track of the various issues faced by the parent during the pandemic, Telephonic counseling is done by counselors in collaboration with respective class teachers.

SATS and Goonjan entries are done.

Online classes are taken from Nur to Class VII according to Govt's online class scheduled timetable. Worksheets, videos of study material and notes were shared with children through social media. Time table prepared for FA-IV shared to children, Assessment papers from Nur to Class VII were prepared.

The quiz was conducted by the HR dept. on account of IDPD day. All the staff responded.

IDPD online Celebration in APD, The International Day of Persons with Disabilities is a very important event for APD.  All the SIS teachers and support staff attended the programme.

Online celebration of kanakadasa Jayanthi organized SIS staff. Parent's children staff witnessed the programme.

Webinar SHARP topic to Support & Accessibility for students with reduced mobility in schools.

Parents sensitization programme for class VI and VII by our counselor.

Activity for teachers Organized by a social worker, to develop concentration and for mind relaxing.

Webinar Sharp "School Vaccination challenges and readiness. Accessibility for students with reduced mobility in schools.

Workshop for teachers on how to enhance their concentration levels

School Vaccination challenges and readiness - Webinar on Support &Accessibility for students with reduced mobility in schools

New Year Celebration Video was recorded by SIS staff for students and APD staff.  Teacher’s Day Celebration


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Online classes are taken by teachers from class 1st to class 7th. Worksheets were prepared and shared with students on social media. Workshop conducted by the Principal on Botanical plants and their therapeutic uses attended by all SIS staff.

 Online Dance Therapy session phase - 1 organized by Ms. Vishaka for CwSN which is a great stress buster and a good therapy for students, parents and SIS staff members.

 Registration for VOSAP Art with heart contest 2020 uploading and submission of SIS student’s paintings

 Webinar on Future of Teaching by Ms. Bhavani - all teachers attended.

 Zoom meeting on APD - “Working at APD is a great place.” survey conducted a year ago, Heads shared the response with all APD staff. Parents meeting was organized and ration kits were distributed for parents by SIS.

 Dance Therapy Session next phase - 2. Quiz prepared on Google forms and shared with students.

 CWSN - regarding Govt. School setting series webinar - all teachers attended.

National webinar on enabling students with disability in the Covid-19 outbreak Global Inclusive Education Network

 POSH Training for all APD staff - updating the rules and norms of POSH for all APD staff. Dance Therapy session - 3rd phase.

 Quizlet meeting on WebEx.

 Psychological Well-Being of Teachers during COVID Pandemic - webinar attended by all teachers.

Webinar on how to cope with online classes. Webinar on narratives of Disability in Urubhangam and Taare Zameen Per.

 Covid-19 Benefit Policy by HRD (APD), SIS Staff Meeting, Making Digital Education Inclusive

HRD-APD-Koushalya webinar.

 Science Quiz was organized for students from Std 4th to Std 7th.

 Dance Therapy Session phase - 4. Cognizant provision was given to parents.

 Care for Pediatric bones during COVID Pandemic - webinar attended by all teachers.

 The distinctive role of teachers during the time of Crisis and webinar on Sleep and Mental Health

Perception of Dyslexia Internationally and Nationally (Springdales School) - webinar attended by teachers.

Dance Therapy 5th phase. Webinar on stress management by Dr. Kannanppa. PlayAblo Training for Teachers.

 SIS Staff Meeting. Strategies to promote inclusive education.

 Covid-19 to face the challenge - Webinar by Dr. Anoop.

 Webinar on a career in IT.

Webinar on (early Intervention) attending zoom classes in “Adaptive and Assistive Devices in Children with Disability.” Cognizant report prepared, videos took of parents thanking Cognizant for the provision kits. Minority  social scheme information sent to parents

 IEP details are updated. Goonjan entries made and SATS updated.

 Prepared worksheets and TLMs and shared to children through social media

Dance therapy-6th Session. All teachers attended IEP training given by Ms. Lakshmi . Play Ablo training held in the computer lab for students and parents from 3rd to 7th Std. 25 parents attended the session.

 All teachers attended a webinar on breathing exercises. Attended webinar on National Education Policy 2020 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm and Holistic Care of kids with special needs in COVID - Challenging Time.

 Webinar - Covid-19 impact and changing strategies in Sign Language.

 SIS staff meeting. Induction training Programme on Vision, Mission and Value. Induction training on Districts and Division Management for new joiners.

 Meeting with the Principal about Physiotherapy on Google meet. (zoom). Induction training - Educational Programmes/CMH. Induction training on Advocacy Programmes for new joiners.

 Induction training - Child Protection Policy, Induction training - APD Livelihood Programmes, Capacity building for parents about SLT, PT

 Attended IEP training online, Induction training - Horticulture Programme, Induction training - SIS Programme.

 Breathing excises webinar by the Physiotherapy department. Induction training - RSO and DNA activities, Induction training - Monitoring and Evaluation.

 Attended our school Independence day celebration in an online Zoom meeting. (10.30 am to 11.15 am).

Samanvay – APD webinar (11.55 am to 1.30 pm). Award Ceremony of Free to Be Special (4.00 pm to 6.00 pm)

Indoor Deaf Bilingual Academy - National Online Webinar, Webinar - Life skills for successful parenting. Induction training - Physiotherapy Programmes. Induction training - Early Intervention. Class 7th, 14 students participated actively, took part in both speech and painting and won the certificates, the online contest conducted by Sankara Eye Hospital.

 Wound Management. Induction training - APD Finance Department. FA-2 answer papers were corrected after collecting from parents.

 Induction training - Early Intervention. SATS entry is done.

 IEP training (3.00pm to 4.45pm). Induction training - HR Process

 Attending APD Webinar -Lower limb orthotic management for children with CP. 11-1 pm. Attending Webinar- National Webinar on "Understanding Specific Learning Disabilities" time 2.00 Pm to 5.00 Pm.

Attended webinar - Why my child cannot study well. Webinar on Engaging men to be promoters of the equality of the sex - BAHA community of Bangalore.

 Induction training - Attendance and Leave Details.

 Webinar: Reimagining Disability in times of COVID

 Attended Zoom meeting with Mr. Mansoor and 6th & 7th STD children. Webinar on Autism. Students participated actively in the Gem In U contest and won the Amazon vouchers worth Rs. 300/- and participation certificates.

 National webinar on Deafblindness around 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Attended the Dance Therapy-8th session.

 Attended Tata Test Edge - by Neil (Tata edge person). National Level Art Chitrakala contest - 10 students of different classes participated, registration fees paid by SIS.

 Attended Webinar- Cortical Visual Impairment by Ms. Rekha & Ms. Divya. Attended Autism training -Teaching Academic Concepts to Early Learners. Webinar - Seva in Action Quizabled. Staff training on Vision Rehabilitation by APD.

 Careers in Psychology and employability skills

 Nature versus Nurture - National Webinar. TCE Training.

 TATA Class Edge Orientation Programme. Textbooks collected from BO Office.

 Classroom activities for teachers by Principal. All teachers attended the session.

 Virtual Teaching Mastery organized by TATA Class Edge, Day #1training. Totally 10 teachers attended the training in the computer lab.

 Day #2, training session of Virtual Teaching Mastery organized by TATA Class Edge.

 Day #3, training session of Virtual Teaching Mastery organized by TATA Class Edge.

 ISL Training - few teachers attended the session. Sign Language session for teachers conducted one of the SIS staff on subjects’ vocabulary.

 Webinar on “Back to School - New Sanitization and Hygiene Challenges for Indian Schools."

 Dance Therapy - 10th phase organized by Ms. Vishaka.

 Around 80 Food kits were distributed to parents provided by Tech Mahindra.

 Parents sent videos thanking Tech Mahindra for the provision kits provided.

 TATA Class Edge organized a webinar on Virtual Teaching sessions for teachers. 


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PutaniVignana prize distribution of 32 children from class I to VII Std participated in the exam. Children were encouraged to compete outside the school.

 

The dental check-up was conducted in SIS dining hall by the panel of doctors from Dr Ambedkar Hospital and created awareness to keep-up the oral health and hygiene for children as well as parents.

 

Interschool visit to Mariam Nivas School Children from both schools performed cultural activities and interacted with each other and shared the gifts. Helped children and encouraged to be more confident when they are challenged with unfamiliar environments.

 

Channapatna Gombe factory Visit  25 students of class II & III, 4 parents, 5 staffs, 2 bus staff and 1 support staff visited Shilpa craft factory, Channapatna. Students were made aware of one of the local speciality of Channapatna handmade craftwork 

 

Annual day All the children, parents, guest, staff from the school and APD actively participated.  Annual Day event provides an opportunity to showcase their various talents and interact with their teachers in a more informal manner.

 

Republic Day The program was arranged at the APD ground. Students of SIS all the staff accompanied by our principal. Students gained a deeper understanding and appreciation of how the Indian Constitution was drafted and sacrifices of freedom fighters and the role of the future generation.

 Visited Channapatna toy factory visit with 18 Students from 5 and 6 classes along with 3 staff and one support staff went to Channapatna toy factory Students learnt how to make toys by natured wood, dye and hard work.

  Math Inter-School Competition. 40 Children from eight different schools participated in the competition. Learning and teamwork were encouraged. Tested and developed knowledge about the subject.

 Exposure visit to the Planetarium  Students of Nursery, Preparatory along with 4 staff visited Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. Students were excited to watch the sun, moon, and planets and enjoyed the moment.

Science Exhibition  Children from each class explained many things about science into ITC students and APD Staffs. Developed a scientific spirit and curiosity in a student which in turn forces them to think and creatively find solutions to the challenges. Students enjoyed learning through exhibits and felt a sense of belongingness as they made the models with their own hands.

CFL Visit to visit the residential school with three teachers and 11 students.

 Majik of dyslexia seminar(interactive program) 6 Teachers attended the workshop at Deepika special school. It was focused on skills and techniques of inclusion and involvement of children with dyslexia into mainstream school system   Teachers was enabled to support the dyslexia students in reading, writing, spelling and arithmetic.

 International wheelchair day International wheelchair public the awareness program was held in Cubbon park 10 children, 10 parents and 1 teacher from SIS attended the program.

Represented our presence in the community and supported the program.

 

General Health Check-up General Health check-up was done for all the students from a doctor from Vinay Nursing Home. Suggestions and recommendation were given to the students.

 Krishna Trust 13 teachers visited the Krishna Trust, a Special School for  MR in Kengeri.   The Exposure visit offered to understand the various perspective of the special school for MR at a deeper level.

 Exposure Visit for teacher’s to Amara Seva Sangh, 13 Teachers, 5 Support staff visited Amara Seva Sangh,   The visit helped to interact with the teachers of Amar Seva Sangam. Learn and understand curriculum adaptation.


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Founder’s day

Founder’s day was held at Balbhavan to commemorate the birth of an organization and its founder Ms. N. S. Hema.

 Annual Sports meet

The sports meet was held in Charles’s ground, Approximately 200 students with their parents participated in the customized and fun-filled track and also field events and drills. Prize distribution was held in APD Big ground. The sportive spirit was encouraged. Students realized the value of co-operation and team spirit.

 Teacher’s training

Counselor Gifty trained teachers on soft skills, self and classroom management and emotional intelligence.

 Lion’s club drawing competition

Lion’s club drawing competition was held in SIS Dining hall under the theme “PEACE”. 35 students participated. Children were engaged to develop creativity and open-ended thinking.

 

Parents capacity building by PT, OT and SLT

110 parents attended the training held in SIS dining hall. The therapists addressed the parents.

 CRE Training

Two teachers attended training in Davagere about Writing disorder. Types of Dysgraphia, fine motor skill and gross motor skill. How to improve in handwriting, spellings and reading. Diagnosis and assessment of writing disorder.

 CP Training.

Ms. Amala conducted the training on Cerebral Palsy for teachers. Definition of CP and its types. It was based on daily living. Therapy and mobility aids. She spoke about the communication techniques with CP Children which is Observe, Wait and Listen.

 Dance competition

All the houses red, blue, green and orange performed well. The theme was based on kannada Rajyothsava. The Orange house won first place, red house second place and blue house third place. Patriotism, house spirit, co-operation, teamwork, competitiveness was built through this activity.

 Makkala Samvada Karyagara

Two teachers along with five children attended the workshop conducted by Mobility India in association with KCRO and other organizations Ms. Lilavathi and Dr. Rohini Katoch Sepath, IPS were chief guests. Chief guests inspired the participants and in the next session, participants were briefed about parliament and the selection program. The workshop session was held after lunch, children were grouped and asked to prepare for presenting their problems and they were called to present group-wise. It was a good opportunity for our children to learn about parliament and also they learned to co-operate and compete outside the school.

 

Maths Putani exam

Students actively took part in the Putani exam from class I to VII. 55 students participated.

Math problems were solved by students the paper was thought-provoking and enabled the student to take up challenges in answering the paper.

 

Gardening in SIS garden

Nursery and preparatory children were allowed to sow seedlings like sunflower, marigold and enjoyed the activity. Children learned about seedlings and came to know how difficult to grow plants, Enhanced fine motor development and Introduced kids to scientific concepts.

 

Unnati Talent Exam.

Students took part in the talent exam from class III to VII. Totally 25 students participated. Conducted at SIS. Problem-solving, Increasing vocabulary, Identified and assisted individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who have the potential to succeed in higher education. Career exploration and aptitude assessment are also enabling through this exam.

 

Chinthana Talent Exam.

Students took part in the talent exam from class IV to VII, Totally 25 students participated.

A timed, paper-and-pencil-based, reading, writing, and assessment that established a baseline measure of career readiness.

 

HAL Visit

Visited HAL Museum, 51 children, 5teachers, 2support staffs, along with the 4 parents went to HAL. 51 students and 5 staff visited the HAL Museum and observed the Jet, Helicopters and parts used in the Airplanes’ and photos from the year it started. The main outcome expected from this visit is to improve performance and relationships back at school. School trips also made a major contribution to the acquisition of knowledge and development of skills.

 

Children’s Day Celebration in SIS

Whole children from SIS gathered in the small ground. Teachers performed by various activities like Skit, Dance & Song. Children enjoyed very well and at last, they also joined the dance & we brought the entire wheelchair to the stage & we made them too to dance.

 

Visit JBN Garden Fair.

Garden Fair to JBN, plants, seeds and manures. 40 students visited the Garden Fair. Students enjoyed watching plants and flowers. Vegetables and medicinal plants were many, students identify few plants. Gardening created to respect and protection towards the environmental.

 

Kannada Rajyostava

All students gathered in the small ground to celebrate Rajyostava. Kannada Rajyotsava was celebrated on 20th November in our school. The dance performance was given by Hearing Impaired children.

 Preparation of Pani Poori

Children accompanied teachers and enjoyed the activity of making The yummy dish call Pani Poori.

 To give the handbills to aware about the garden fair in JBN

2 teachers and 6 volunteers went to give handbills in the defense area and HAL II stage. It was a new experience to give the handbills.to create awareness

 Rotary club Bangalore

Students gathered in the small ground for the activity from classes Nursery to VII. Volunteers organized activities like prayer, storytelling and mask making. Students had great fun.

 Model Exam

Model Exam for class VII. To prepare them for the final exam. The question paper was printed in a format suitable for every student. Students wrote the exams with volunteer help. To face the board exam without fear and to do with confidence was the main focus of these exams.

 Visit HAL Museum

52 children, 3 teachers, 3 support staffs and two drivers went to HAL.

Children enjoyed the day; they were watching curiously all the models and they watched a short movie there related to HAL.

 IDPD Sports Day

Conducted in the Kanteerava stadium. Various NGO’s took part. 40 students took part actively in running race, slow walk, wheelchair race, shot put and march fast. 11 students won in the events. Developed Self-Esteem. Leadership Skills. Teamwork. Stronger Relationships developed in this event.

 IDPD Day Cultural (Dance) Event

On the 28th of November 2019, a Cultural (Dance) event was conducted at Balbavan. 10 Hearing Impaired students participated in this event from class 1st, 4th,5th, 7th standard. 10 of Hearing Impaired children gave a performance. They were Better Communicators. During rehearsals learned to respect. Each other and Time Management.

 IDPD Day Drawing Event

On the 29th of November 2019, a Drawing event was conducted at Balbavan. 25 students participated in this event from class 1st to 7th standard. Transport was arranged by SIS.

 Foil paper activity by Zainab team

Mrs.Zainab (volunteer), and made the children color in the foil paper and pasted them. Help manipulate art materials and develop they are fine motor skills.

 Capacity building for parents of CP children

Parents of all Cerebral Palsy children were given training on handling their children with special needs. 15 parents were given training and they interacted with their counterparts. Related question and doubts on handling their ward were answered by the resource person.

 Tata Class Edge Training

Ms. Mrigya from Tata edge conducted the training for teachers in class VI 9 teachers attended the training. The practical session allowed teachers to practice and learn new updates on the usage of the smart board and Tata classes.

 Volunteers from Northern trust

Volunteers from northern trust conducted greeting card-making activity for Class I, Quiz and debate competition for V, VI, VII Students. Students of class I actively participated to create beautiful cards with the help of volunteers and teachers. This, in turn, helped to enhance their creative ability and confidence. Volunteers also conducted the quiz and debate competition. Students were enabled to discover and develop skills like confidence, curiosity, critical thinking, communication and creativity.

 Exposure visit to Visveshwaraiah Museum

30 children from class I with two teachers and one support staff and few parents visited the museum. It was a knowledge gaining visit for All students, teachers and parents. Children observed various working mechanisms of machines. The most interesting and enjoyable part of the museum was the sensory music.

 Sign Language Training for Parents and Hearing Impaired children

SIS Nursery and preparatory class students participated in fancy dress competition. Students were happy to show up in their favorite roles. Helped to find their inner passion. And the understanding of the children about the different works like police, doctor etc.

 National Conference On Inclusive Education

APD, Brotherhood and NIEPMD collaborated National Conference On Inclusive Education at Untied Theological College, Benson Town. 3 teachers attended the program. Helped us to update with current happenings related to inclusive education. Workshops on assessment and curriculum, the importance of early intervention, School Environment and personal safety was helpful to add to the knowledge pool of teachers.

 Celebration of World differently-abled day in Preeti Nivas Trust.

30 children from class I to Class V, 2 teachers and few parents participated in the celebration of the differently abled day arranged by Preeti Nivas trust. The program started with prayer and was followed by various cultural programs from different trusts and NGO’s. SIS children performed a dance. Students had an opportunity to exhibit their talent and were helpful for developing a community network.

 Nakshatra specials-Bhumi’s Annual talent festival for specially-abled.

Various competitions like Painting, Dance, Song, Mehandi, Rangoli were organized for the Disabled Children's/Adults. 25 students participated in this program from class 1st to 7th Breakfast and Lunch and Transport also was provided.3 teacher and 2 support staff accompanied the children. Students had an opportunity to exhibit their talent. Skills such as group interaction. Participation. Facing challenges during the events was strengthened.

 Exposure visit to Cubbon Park

Nursery children were taken to Cubbon park. Children were delighted with the freedom to play. Joy rides Made them fee wanted. The greenery and the ambiance enabled children to relax.

 Mysore Trip

15 students of class VII 9 teachers, 2 support staff and 6 parents went to Mysore for a one day trip. Visited Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden, Mysore Palace, and Church. It was a final year trip for class VII helped students to socialize with teachers outside the school environment. To expose them to a new culture of locals and to give the experience to connect education with the real world. The zoological park was much of learning and understanding the need to conserve natural resources.

 State Level cultural activity competition for Deaf Children's/Aduby Karnataka State Federation of Deaf (R) Banglore State Level cultural activity competition for Deaf Children's/Adult by Karnataka state federation of the deaf (R) Banglore was held at Rangoli metro art center. Painting competition and cultural activities like dance and mime were organized on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 15th December 2019 (Sunday) from 9:00 Am to 5:00 PM. 15 students participated in this program from class 1st to 7th standard accompanied by 2 teachers

 Exposure Visit to dairy day Ice Cream Factory

50 Students, 5 teachers, 2 supportive staff and2 parents visited the Dairy Day Ice Cream Factory at the Harohalli Industrial Area, Kanakapura. Students were exposed to factory environments & helped them to learn outside the classroom with exposure to real-world connections. Students were amused to see the organized way of operations at the factory. Careers for PWD in these areas were thought-provoking.


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Project Name: Educate 200 Children with Disabilities in Bangalore

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Sincere thanks to Global Giving for supporting APD’s Shradhanjali Integrated School. One of the major purposes of SIS is to promote Inclusive Education and this model is much needed to sensitize the mainstream schools to accept the Inclusive Education system. Through your long term support, we have been able to achieve the desired results and provide education to children with disabilities. 

In the academic year 2019-20, we have a total of 205 students in school. We are working towards improving the quality of education by enhancing the skills of our teachers, innovative teaching practices, digital teaching and computer lab, incorporating alternative communication and teaching for children with Cerebral Palsy.  For Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) we follow methods like Formative assessment (FA) and Summative Assessment (SA) to assess the student’s level of learning. Overall 163 children have been rehabilitated like speech therapy, sign language, physiotherapy, and occupational therapy. SIS is a resource center, shares knowledge, and skills among model school teachers and the partner staff.

Cleanest classroom trophy

The cleanest classroom trophy was handed to 1st std students. Children were encouraged to maintain cleanliness in the classroom.

Student Council Election

Contestants for Student council elections were announced in the assembly. Then contestants campaigned in classrooms and finally voting was done on 10/07/2019 at the computer lab. Results were announced on 18/07/2019. Students were encouraged to be leaders. Students were explained about their role and they were happy to take up the responsibility.

Exposure Visit Cubbon park       

Nursery and special class children were taken to Cubbon park along with two teachers, one support staff and four parents. Children learned on unity, enjoyed nature, greenery, involved in games and activities conducted by teachers.

Wheelchair tennis workshop for children.

Four of our students and three of the old students took part actively. Two coaches conducted the workshop at Shree Datta Sports Academy. New Tennis wheelchairs were used by our students for practice. As sports helps in developing great interpersonal skills our children are happy to have this opportunity. Four students are taking part in practice every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday along with the teacher.

Party with Special Class on successful completion of 1 month   

We celebrated the successful completion of one month through conducting Games and Activities like

1.The ball into the bucket

2. Musical chair

3. Blasting the balloon

4. Sandwich making       

All the children and parents enjoyed the party, sharing, caring, and responsibilities.

Eye checkup      

All Students Eye checkup was done by the staff of the Zamindar microsurgical eye Centre. Recommendations were given to the needy students.

House wise singing competition             

House wise singing competition was held at the dining hall. One singing group for each house was formed by the house teachers and the theme was patriotic songs. The red house won the first prize. Team spirit and patriotism were nurtured in the children.

Training by volunteers from Ireland for our staff

General emotional skills to handle kids were presented effectively through the actin first session. The second session was focused on phonics the five key skills. Learning letters formation. Blending and tricky words. Inspirational sessions motivated teachers to practice creative and activity-based teaching.

Exposure visit – I & II    

Grade I & II were taken for a day outing to Orion East Mall. Children learned the trading, marketing, discount and maintenance of commodities; they also enjoyed the games and other activities at the mall.

Exposure visit III, IV, V, VI, and VII

4 Teachers and 5th, 6th, 7th standard children had been to Bangalore palace. With all the exuberance and richness children were amazed to witness the historical palace. Garments, utensils, photographs and the grandeur of the royal surrounding left the children amazed.

Orthopedic Camp for the students.

Students from all the classes participated in this camp. Two orthopedic doctors from Sanjay Gandhi Hospital came and examined the children and prescribed the surgical and therapeutically needs and also suggestions were given to the parents on the specific needs of CWSN.                Parents were briefed on their wards ailment disability and prescribed surgeries. Treatment and follow up. However financial constraints to the parents below the poverty line this is one of the greatest challenges to be faced.

Poem Recitation Competition. 

As a literary competition. Students recited poems in English, Kannada, and Hindi. Team spirit and creativity were nurtured. The red house won 1st prize, greenhouse won 2nd prize. The poetic minds and imaginative thoughts rolled out of each child’s heart and mind.

Rangoli Competition.   

Students drew rangoli an allotted place. The theme of the competition was “Independence day” Students participated actively. Team spirit, creativity, and patriotism were nurtured. Students were judged based on the set criteria. The red house won 1st prize, Blue House won 2nd prize.

Independence Day        

School choir sang patriot songs under the guidance and instructions of our vocalist teacher.   We celebrated Independence day with patriotic spirit. Our leaders spoke about the importance of independence and our responsibility towards it. Grade VII student was trained by our teacher to speak about the freedom fighter Bhagath sigh. This brought out the public speaking skill in the student and encouraged many others to admire.

Teacher’s day   

As teachers are known to shape the mind of youth, and without knowledge no one can exist in this world. The teacher imparts good value in children and turns them into responsible citizens. So, our children had a teacher's day celebration as a gratitude to their teachers. Students took turn to plan and carry out the event to entertain the teachers.

 The principal recognized and honored teachers and volunteers for their service to children.        Organizational, networking, Resilience and Adaptability, Unbridled Creativity, attitude of gratitude was nurtured. Children came up with great gratitude cards, carried out the event with fun games planned instantly for teachers.

Science Talent Exam 

As competitive exams are like a positive push for students towards their excellence. Children were facilitated to write the Putani vignana science talent exam with the guidance of two teachers in the dining hall. Students were motivated to endeavor for better and deeper understanding of subject and compete outside the school.

International Literacy day          

As the aim of International literacy day is to promote the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights and to advance the literacy agenda towards a more literate and sustainable society. Facts about the literacy were discussed in the assembly. Posters on literacy, proverbs, and poems were shared in the assembly and also students conveyed the world oneness through the literacy message by holding the flags of different countries and the poster.Active learning was nurtured in the students to establish a meaningful connection with the world.

Created awareness about literacy, students learned about literacy and the importance of it.

Hindi Divas        

Hindi Divas was held in small ground to commemorate the adoption of Hindi as an official language of India. Students performed assembly in Hindi. Importance and the reason for the Hindi divas were explained by the Hindi teacher. Children were connected with language to make their learning more meaningful. And are aware of the day and the facts about it.

ABA Workshop

Our certified and experienced trainer in Applied Behavioral Analysis) ABA conducted the workshop for all the teachers about ABA. She discussed the principles of ABA and the methodology. It enabled teachers to handle the student’s behavior which is a day to day challenge through this effective/organized method.

International day of sign language         

The international day of sign language was held in the dining hall. A teacher shared about the importance of deaf day, song mime, dances were performed by hearing-impaired children and a movie about Helen Keller was shown to encourage students and parents. Parents shared their experiences with the child and how school facilitated them. Each child received a small gift as a remembrance of this day. And then the event ended with national anthem depicted through sign language.                Awareness about the facts around the international day of sign language was created.

A platform for hearing impaired children encourage, involve and develop was created.

Parents and teachers capacity building on Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Physio Therapy              

Workshop on importance of eye-hand coordination and behavioral issues was conducted. It. enabled the teachers and parents with few activities that they can encourage the child to do to improve their handwriting, hand function and the co-ordination with eye. Similarly, capacity was built on importance of hearing aids, their design and maintenance. Parents and teachers were taught anout the use of hearing aid and its maintenance eachers. They were also taught about the maintenance of a wheelchair. Briefed about how to use the wheelchair, its mechanism, designs, and types..

Fireless cooking              

The class-wise fireless cooking event was held in the small ground. Students enjoyed cooking, displaying and learning about nutrition. Cooking with children in school helps to teach nutrition education such as planning meals and make smarter food choices.

Dental, Eye and General checkup camp by Rajiv Gandhi              

Dental, eye and general checkup camps were held in the dining hall by Rajiv Gandhi. All the students participated in it and the prescribed further treatment for necessary cases.   To recognize and manage basic health problems of school children.

Craft from waste material                          

Children were thought to reuse and understand the benefits of recycling. Recycling saves the planet, saves the environment and was nurtured skill development and creativity through the process.


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