Special education


Special education is the education of students with special needs in a way that addresses the students' individual differences and needs. Ideally, this process involves the individually planned and systematically monitored arrangement of teaching procedures, adapted equipment and materials, accessible settings, and other interventions designed to help learners with special needs achieve a higher level of personal self-sufficiency and success in school and community

Need of Special Education

The need for special education school's came about when student's required support that goes beyond that which is normally offered or received in the regular school and classroom setting. Special needs include challenges with learning, communication challenges, emotional and behavioral disorders, physical disabilities, and developmental disorder, students with this kinds of special needs are likely to benefits from additional services. Special Education includes a range of support services, depending on the special needs of the student. Support services involve Physical assistance and therapy, Counselling and Psychotherapy, Modified learning environment and assistive learning devices, educational and psychological assessments and behavioural Modification techniques.


  • Mental Retardation
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Multiple Disabilites
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • M.R. with associated conditions
  • Learning Disability
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Emotional Disorders
  • Sensory disorders that effect vision, hearing or speech capabilites
  • Orthopedic impairments etc.
Special Education services available at Lahari Rehabilitation Centre

  • Group teaching
  • Individualised educational programme
  • Parents training programme
  • Sibling training programme.
  • Grouping of students
  • Grouping is done based on the ability and chronological age into different levels such as Preprimary, Primary-I, Primary - II, Secondary, Prevocational-I


This group consists of children between 3-6 years of age. The coverage of content in the areas of personal, social, and academic is more than with occupational area in this level.

Primary - I : Students who achieve 80% of the items in preprimary checklist are promoted to Primary-I level and the age of the students entering in this class may be 7 years approximately. In some cases the students may continue one more year in Preprimary to fulfil the pass criterial (For example, if a student who is 7 years has achieved about 60% on evaluation in primary checklist he may continue in the same class for a longer time and see whether he / she can achieve the said pass criteria, i.e., 80%)

Primary - II : The students who do not achieve 80% of the items in the checklist in Preprimary level even after 8 years of age are placed in Primary - II. The content in the academic area is minimal for this gorup. This group covers children from 8-14 years. When they achieve 80% of the items in the Primary - II checklist they are promoted to Prevocational - II. In some cases they may achieve 80% before the age of 14 years and may be promoted to Secondary gorup.

Secondary Group :

This group includes students between 11-14 years. It is a mixed group (ie. students promoted from both Primary - I & II, Students on achieving 80% of the items in this class including the items in academic area will be promoted to Prevocational-I, and those with inappropriate items exculded in academic area will be promoted to Prevocational - II

Prevocational - I & II

Both the groups consist of students in the age group 15-18 years. The primary focus of training is on preparing students in basic work skills and domestic activities. Hence the major content covered in the checklist area in the areas of occupational, social and academics. However, the content coverage under academic area will be minimal or need based for Prevocationa - II group of students.

A primary purpose of Special Education is to help students with disabilities lead succesful and personally fulfilling lives now and in the future. Curriculum for students with special needs is designed to prepare students to function as independentaly as possible in an integrated society.

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