Training & Vocational

Training and Vocational for Autistics

Over two-thirds of individuals with Intellectual Disabilities are unemployed. Majority who dont work, or work only part time. Barriers to employment faced by people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) include lack of access to all levels of education and vocational training, lack of adequate support during the transition to adult life, and specific obstacles arising throughout the recruitment process such as discrimination in relation to employment and inadequate environmental conditions adjusted to their special needs Youth with an ASD have poor postsecondary employment and education outcomes. Attention should be given to autistic adults Vocational Services and environmental requirements in the workplace, which could have allowed them to work properly within the general work market scenery .

Vocational Services / On Job Training Invitable to successful employment

The inconsistent or limited access to adequate vocational services is another identified challenge to successful employment. As a lifelong condition, consistent provision of necessary support and services is required. Studies have shown that people with ASD can benefit from vocational interventions Majority require on-the-job supports .

Providing training in a variety of settings increases the likelihood that skills will be exhibited in employment settings. Vocational training is the best way to train them for all opportunities of there interest thereby availing employment for them. The aim of vocational training for persons with disabilities is to enable them to acquire skills that are relevant to the current Employment and labour market demands.

Vocational training is one of the most important sessions in the education of an autistic kid. It is the specialized training and practical grooming sessions for the kids to excel in their fields of skill and interest. Eligible students are able to gain work experience by securing jobs with local employers through the WorkAbility Program. Students and employers are matched based on the employer's need and the student's vocational assessment, individual abilities and career interests. Eligible students are able to gain work experience by securing jobs with local employers through the WorkAbility Program. Students and employers are matched based on the employer's need and the student's vocational assessment, individual abilities and career interests. People with Autism can be employed in mainstream with the Technology .

Training Institutions for Persons with ASD in India

Project Prayas

Kavita Sharma, one of the founding members of the Autism Society of India (ASI)and Prayas Says "Using technology to give autistic children a chance to find an equal place in society – Project Prayas’s mission".

https://youtu.be/CurmR3HuBKc

This Video talk about Prayas. You may contact her at: kavitasharma.prayas@gmail.com She conceptualised and created an open source educational resource related to computers.

Webinar with Dr Nina Vaidya: Vocational training for children with special needs

The topics covered in the webinar:

Why is vocational training necessary. How early to start preparing your child for vocational training What are the preparations needed for selecting a vocation for your child How would one select a vocation that suits the child's interests.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5dqd9GH8Y

Sunrise Learning.

Have a look at a day of Vocational course training at Sunrise Learning.Learning should be fun, not a tedious bring process.

https://youtu.be/C8SbL4NDyNg

Vocational training for


special

vocational training for special students Children with special needs are getting training in different trades


https://youtu.be/yqsuDXMI-lE

Autism Adults run a Cafe in Mumbai

https://youtu.be/UAnm1W6Oqyk

Help 4 Special


Vocational Activities for Special needs Students by Help 4 Special.Eligible students are able to gain work experience by securing jobs with local employers through the WorkAbility Program.


https://www.help4special.com https://youtu.be/_v53GZNgIyk

Giving adults with autism the skills to build independent lives

Josh, 36, arrived at First Place Transition Academy, he had never taken public transportation on his own, much less held down a paying job. But a new pilot program is empowering adults with autism to overcome hurdles to independence.

https://youtu.be/BT1GWb2BoRE

Help 4 Special

Vocational Activities for Special needs Students by Help 4 Special

https://youtu.be/DzcNNeetlKw

Autism Ashram

India's First Residential independent living for children and adults with Autism - Pioneering and Setting World class standards Dr A K Kundra's recent project is the Autism Guardian Village (AGV), a one-of-a-kind residential space in India designed exclusively for autistic people and their families. Here's how this township is promoting a safe and inclusive space for the autistic community. Dr A K Kundra's recent project is the Autism Guardian Village (AGV), a one-of-a-kind residential space in India designed exclusively for autistic people and their families. Here's how this township is promoting a safe and inclusive space for the autistic community.

https://youtu.be/hvc97H_puk0

Adults with autism learn life and job skills

young adults practicing job skills. Justin polishing silver. Job coaches accompany them, to help not only with the tasks but the social interactions of life at work.

Action For Autism

The National Centre for Autism Pocket 7 & 8,

Jasola Vihar ,New Delhi 110 025 India

Phone

+ 91 11 4054 0991

+ 91 11 4054 0992

E-mail

actionforautism@gmail.com

helpline.afa@gmail.com

email.afa@gmail.com

Fax :+ 91 11 4054 0994

http://www.autism-india.org/

Action For Autism

Action for autism work towards a future where every individual diagnosed in India has access to intervention and skills training that will help him/her achieve his/her fullest potential.This is an ideal training programme for those interested in pursuing a career in special needs with a specialization in Autism Spectrum Conditions. Upon successful completion of the programme, the candidates are certified Special Educators and can work as Special Educators in leading schools - special or mainstream, special needs organizations, or as independent consultants as well as seek employment in the government sector. Many get absorbed at AFA as well .

Bachelor of Education-Special Education (Autism Spectrum Disorders) (B Ed Sp Ed ASD)

Diploma in Education–Special Education (Autism Spectrum Disorders) (D Ed Sp Ed ASD)

Short Term Trainings

Customised Trainings -Taking into consideration the needs and interests of the person wishing to be trained, we customize training modules to maximize the time spent at AFA.

http://www.autism-india.org/trainings.php

TAMANA
Head Office/admission office:
C-10/8, Vasant Vihar
New Delhi - 57

+91-11-26148269/26151587
+91-11-26153474/26143853
+91-11-26151572

info@tamana.org

http://tamana.ngo/autism-centre/

Tamana NGO

Tamana is a non-profit voluntary organization registered in early March 1984 in India, comprising three special education centers, a training cell and a research center to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities .

Training is provided in the following skills to the students at Tamana:

Nai Disha Vocational Center

List of Vocational Skills

Bakery ,Pickle making ,Envelop making ,Textile printing ,Weaving and tailoring ,Hotel management ,Paper bag production ,Food packaging ,Housekeeping ,File making ,Ceramic ,designing ,Jewellery making ,Beauty culture ,Sun drying unit ,Terrace herb gardening ,Photography.

Some of recently added skills are:

Sun Drying Unit

The main objective of the solar drying of fruit and vegetables is to impart training and engage the young adults at Tamana in small-scale food processing enterprise for the purpose of creating employment opportunities for them.

Terrace Herb Gardening

Photography

Digital Printing Unit In January 2016, we embarked upon an exciting journey with the establishment of a Digital Printing Unit. This is a place where children learn the art of fusing technology with creativity to create a visual magic.

http://tamana.ngo/autism-centre/

Nithya Saandhana

Contact Us

Address: Nithya Saadhana

#315,7th Main Road,

Vijayanagar

City : Bangalore – 560040

State : Karnataka

Country : India

Phone Number: 96633 97673 / 98864 08043

Email ID: nithyasaadhana10@gmail.com


https://nithyasaadhana.org/


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtefuVX2GaA&feature=emb_imp_woyt


Nithya Saadhana

The curriculum focuses on creating job coaches who will liaison between the vocational institutes that train persons with intellectual developmental disabilities and companies that are willing to provide jobs for these persons. They also had eminent persons from different sectors in the industry like hospitality, retail, electronics, education etc. who discussed the employers’ point of view while hiring the persons with disability.

Training

A UNIQUE vocational training centre for the differently abled in Bangalore, in the field of ELECTRONICS and DATA PROCESSING, Placement in prestigious companies.

The training includes the following topics with a practical manual being provided for each trainee

Parts of a computer and its usage

Introduction to Windows

Usage of NOTEPAD and MS-PAINT

MS-WORD

MS-EXCEL

MS-POWEPOINT

Usage of INTERNET and E-MAIL

Paper Cover Making Here the trainees are focused on making newspaper covers which are in great demand now. The team work helps in making almost 5000 covers in one month.Skills for being an efficient office assistant ,Organisational skills ,Technology skills ,Planning ,Time management

Nithya Saadhana is proud to be associated with Many Schools and impart Training & Vocational

Bangalore International School

Nithya Saadhana is proud to be associated with Bangalore International School. Bangalore International School, They believe in educating children with special needs in the mainstream school environment. For the pre-vocational training program at the learning centre, Nithya Saadhana offers pre-vocational training sessions in Electronics and Data Processing for the older children.

Deepika School

Deepika is a school for children with special needs, specifically in the areas of learning disabilities, autism and related disorders. At Deepika, rather than insisting on academic performance focus is on neuro diversity and the curriculum is geared towards learning how the world works, so that the young adolescents develop social, emotional, cognitive and motor skills.

Sophia Opportunity School

Nithya Saadhana is proud to be associated with Sophia Opportunity School. They believe in educating children with special needs in the main stream school environment. For the Pre-vocational training program Nithya Saadhana offers sessions in data processing.

Help 4 Special

Address: 423/424, Kakrola Housing Complex, Dwarka Mor, Near Metro Pillar No 794, New Delhi, 110078

Phone:+91-9990978499

Email:help4special@gmail.com

https://www.help4special.com/educational-videos/3

Help 4 Special

This space is an accessibility tool for the parents in need who are unable to reach our therapy centres or schools for development and training. India has around 400 million internet users and we expect great penetration through this channel.One can look for special educators, development trainers at nearby locations.Eligible students are able to gain work experience by securing jobs with local employers through the WorkAbility Program. Students and employers are matched based on the employer's need and the student's vocational assessment, individual abilities and career interests. People with Autism can be employed in mainstream with the Technology

Swabodhini

Thiruvanmiyur Centre :

21, Rajagopalan 2nd Street,

1st Seaward Road, Valmiki Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur,

Chennai - 600 041

Velachery Centre :

Guru Nanak College,

Guru Nanak Salai, Velachery,

Chennai 600 042

91 - 44 - 24452485

+91 - 98847 46078


Swabodhini@gmail.com


https://swabodhiniautism.org/vocational-training

Swabodhini


The Vocational Training Course offered to the students at Swabodhini, is derived from the experience gained through practical research and observation of the children. It is offered to the students after a complete assessment has been carried out of the student’s potential and capabilities. Part of the vetting comprises of observing the student’s skills in independently executing each task in its entirety. The assessment by itself involves a detailed process, wherein a voluminous questionnaire is used for every part of the task / activity.

The following are the main focus areas for vocational training in Swabodhini:

Retail skills Training

Computer and Office Administration

Culinary

Retail Skills Training

Computer And Office Administration

Culinary

Swabodhini’s dream project is Swayam Shoppe, a retail grocery outlet. As pioneers to have introduced retail skill training for special children this outlet, a vocational training unit of Swabodhini Charitable Trust, is funded and managed by the Trust, to train the students in the activities of managing a retail shop. a small retail outlet within easy reach for the school staff, parents and students. This shop is an initiative to expose our children to real public interactive activities and impart basic knowledge for daily needs.

VASANTHAM


School and Home for People with Special Needs


East Mogappair

(

Next to TNEB Office & Telephone Exchange)


Chennai 600 037 044 – 2656 0662 / 2656 1681


Social Media


info@vasantham.org



vasantham89@gmail.com


http://www.vasantham.org/

Vasantham

Pre-vocational and Vocational Training are provided to adolescent and adults with developmental disabilities for improving skill based learning, fine motor co-ordination, and earning a livelihood. Vasantham offers vocational and craftsmanship training in numerous skills like weaving, painting, paper bag making, candle making .

Early Intervention for children of age range 0-6 years. These children are trained along with the parents/caregivers on various domains including motor skills, play, cognition, communication and so on.

Pre-vocational and Vocational Training are provided to adolescent and adults with developmental disabilities for improving skill based learning, fine motor co-ordination, and earning a livelihood. Vasantham offers vocational and craftsmanship training in numerous skills like weaving, painting, paper bag making, candle making and so on.

Special Education training with individual-specific (IEP – Individualized Education Programme) goals set using standardized test materials (checklists & profiles) is provided for all the students.

ASHA

L-76/A

HBCS, 3rd Stage, Kirloskar Colony, 4th Block, Basaweshwara Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

info@ashaforautism.com

080 - 23225279 , 080 - 23230357

https://www.ashaforautism.com/

ASHA

Academy for Severe Handicaps and Autism provides education along with a comprehensive set of therapies to individuals with autism spectrum disorders. In over two decades, ASHA has evolved and developed capabilities and expertise to address the different needs individuals .

ASHA, provide early intervention to children from 2 to 6 years of age and focuses on the basic skills that is the foundation for further learning

PRE VOCATIONAL TRAINING Pre vocational skills training involves teaching skills that can make the child employable and self sufficient in the future. Paper bag and greeting card making, embroidery, jewellery, data entry and painting are some of the skills taught at ASHA.

LIFE SKILLS TRAINING Some of the skills like cooking and cleaning are taught in the school and the same is followed by the parents at home.

The children are taken out to shop for basic items and practice the usage of money. Using the footpath, following traffic rules, whom to call in an emergency, using public toilets and eating out in a restaurant are important living skills

TECHNOLOGY AIDED INTERVENTION Technology in the form of iPads and computers has been proven to be an effective form of intervention by numerous research studies. At ASHA, we use iPads as a means of learning for the early intervention unit as well as reinforcement when a new skill is learnt.Older children are encouraged to use and develop computer skills that can be a form of employment later in life.


Accept the children with reverence, educate them with love, send them forth in freedom”


RUDOLF STEINER

Arvind Foundation

Arvindniketan

Curative Center (Head Office)

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