– Stephen R. Covey
School of Education, G D Goenka University organized an educational field visit to Amar Jyoti School, Research and Rehabilitation Centre, Karkardooma, Delhi for B.Ed. and M.A (ELM) Semester IV students on April 09, 2018. The visit was organized for the prospective teachers to comprehend the concept of inclusiveness for all. In addition during the visit students gained practical insights on role and functions of support services required in an inclusive school. They interacted with special educators, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, counsellors and social workers at the Centre to synthesize the usefulness of community service, education, medical care, community based rehabilitation, research and skill development in fostering inclusion. Besides, they visited the vocational training units such as art and craft, tailoring, bakery, jewellery designing and beauty culture that empower the differently abled children from Grade III onwards through vocational training. They interacted with children with multiple disabilities, visually impaired, hearing impaired, locomotor disability, speech and language impairments, slow learners and dyslexic children.
Inclusion is a mindset. It is a way of thinking. A great learning experience for all!