School for Children with Special Needs

The Mathru Learning Centre for Children with Special Needs was started newly at Gandhi Nagar, Yelahanka in 2020. The centre is designed exclusively for children with special needs including …

  • Autism: a lifelong, non-progressive neurological disorder typically appearing before the age of 3 years
  • Mental retardation: It refers to substantial limitation in present functioning. It starts before the age of 18 years in a person.
  • Cerebral palsy: an abnormality of motor function that is acquired at an early age, usually less than 1 year.
  • Down syndrome: a genetic disorder condition in which a child is born with an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. Hence it casues developmental delays and disabilities.

Activities in Classroom

  • Identification of shapes
  • Identification of colors
  • Identification of numbers
  • Matching halves
  • Matching the pictures
  • Motor skills
  • Expressive language
  • Functional & communicational skills

Activities outside Classroom

  • Mobility skills
  • Sensory integration
  • Sports
  • Gardening
  • Painting/ craft/cutting papers
  • Outing to temples, malls, market places, parks

Programs for Parents

  • Orientation about activities
  • Orientation about mobility
  • Orientation about health and hygiene of the child
  • Conducting sports and excursions
  • Counselling