The YMCA Institute for Special Education centre caters to the needs of youth and developmentally challenged in and around Nizamuddin area.
1. Special School:
Trained staff at the centre provide educational and pre-vocational skills at junior, senior and pre-vocational levels to around 35 special children. Annual Individual Educational Programme is designed for each student after detailed assessment and is modified and re-assessed regularly based on improvement and requirement. Pre-vocational activities at the centre includes Greeting Card making, Candle making, Waste paper bags, gardening, clay modelling, etc and most of the products produced are consumed by the school itself.
2. Home Training Programme:
This programme involves providing early intervention to special children and their parents in various skills areas within home setting and prevention of further disorder in later stages. These facilities are offered to those children who cannot attend special school due to various reasons and weekly instructions and training is provided to their parents as follow up.
3. Teachers Training Programme:
The Institute of Special Education conducts a one year Diploma in special education in Mental Retardation recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India.
Home Based Programme
Teachers Training Programme