Empowering school teachers – Laying the foundation for timely support

Empowering school teachers - Laying the foundation for timely support
Dyslexia is not a rare condition. One in every ten to twelve children is at the risk of dyslexia. Unfortunately, Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) training programs for teachers across India generally do not offer specific modules to identify learning disabilities in children and ways to support such children. The number of institutions offering B.Ed where ...

Are we identifying our school children who struggle with learning disabilities?

Are we identifying our school children who struggle with learning disabilities?
Children with learning disabilities constitute the largest and fastest growing population among those with developmental disabilities. The steep increase in prevalence occurs due to lack of early literacy skills and emphasis on rote learning in the educational curriculum. Dyslexia is the most common form of learning disability that affects 80% of children identified with a ...

As a parent, are you in the loop of learning disability?

As a parent, are you in the loop of learning disability?
In India, education is very competitive and as a parent, you are naturally keen for your child to achieve. However, have you paused to ponder why the Bollywood movie Taare Zameen Par tries to capture the kind of pressure parents can place on their children, when they underperform? While the intentions are all in place ...