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AWAAZ Special School
K-87, Kirti Nagar, New Delhi-110015 +91 11 25451301, 27276295, 25924394+91 9213245260, 9716273870
J191, Vikas Puri, New Delhi, 110018+91 9013210763, 9891298071
22/11, Upper Ground Floor, West Patel Nagar, New Delhi 110008+91 11 25888144
Behaviour Modification Therapy
Early Schools in India
Court, 33, Nesbit Rd, opposite Mazgaon, Byculla Railway Colony, Tadwadi, Mazgaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400010
+91 22 2371 3144
Bombay Institute for the Deaf Mutes, 1885
The Bombay Institute for the Deaf Mutes, Asia’s oldest institution for the differently abled, was founded in 1885 by the Apostolic Vicar Leo Meurin SJ on the initiative of Desire de Haerne (1804-1890), its goal has always been to help the differently abled lead a life of self-worth, respect and independence.
The school encourages students to take part in activities like awareness programmes and vocational training to facilitate their economic independence. Here, they can learn a trade like bookbinding, screen-printing, craft and needlework.
The school also provides parents with counselling and awareness programmes. It also educates immediate families of differently abled children about their needs and aspirations.
Courses are offered in three languages: English, Hindi and Marathi. In 2010, at the time of 125 years of the school, there are 145 students: 77 Hindus, 65 Muslims, and 3 Christians.
Acharya Prafulla Chandra Rd, Garpar, Machuabazar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700009
+91 33 2350 1058
Calcutta Deaf and Dumb School, 1893
Calcutta Deaf and Dumb School was established in 1893 and it is managed by the Tribal/Social Welfare Department. Jamininath Banerjee (1869-1921) was the first Principal who had an opportunity to be trained at the National College of Teachers of the Deaf, London, England and in Gallaudet College in USA. He was the pioneer in starting the Teacher Training Programme for the teachers of the deaf in India, and this served as the only training centre in our country. A C. Chatterjee & S. N. Banerjee succeeded as second and third principal of CDDS & Teacher Training Department.
The school consists of Grades from 1 to 10. The school is Co-educational and it have an attached pre-primary section. The school is Non-Ashram type (Govt.) in nature and is not using school building as a shift-school. Bengali is the medium of instructions in this school.
The school has Private building. It has got 31 classrooms for instructional purposes. The school has a library and has 2000 books in its library. The school does not need ramp for disabled children to access classrooms. The school has no computers for teaching and learning purposes The school is not having a computer aided learning lab.