Resource Rooms

Resource Rooms

MDA being the pioneer in enabling children with Specific Learning Disabilities more familiarly known as Dyslexia join the mainstream, has been in the forefront to set up 

Resource Rooms 

in schools.

What are Resource Rooms?

A room within the school with a familiar ambience for the child; helps build confidence and self worth. Is a bridge between remediation and curriculum. In a 

Resource Room 

the process is to Leverage Known Strengths to address Deficits by nurturing dominant intelligences.

For Whom?

Primary school child with moderate to severe learning disabilities.

Outcome?
  • Remedial teaching
  • Skill development
  • Nurture the skills developed
  • Bridge between remedial and conceptual teaching
Requisites:Infrastructure:

Earmark separate room with adequate furniture

Staffing:

Identify teachers and train them to be Special Educators along with training program for all teachers on sensitization about Dyslexia

Process:

Identify – Screen – Plan IEP - Evaluation

Monitoring:

Knowledge experts handhold & guide apart from overseeing remediation and center management

Advantages:

School teachers are sensitized and understand how the child learns which is vital in helping the child to have a regular schooling experience.

Child is able to overcome his skill deficits through remedial intervention, thereby performing to his potential in class without the need for a special school.

Enables clear communication and coordination between the class teacher, special educators and parent.

Morale of the child and confidence gets a boost. Parent feels comfortable and acceptance of such intervention is better in comparison to remediation in special schools.

The RR becomes a screening center and assists in making IEP and lesson plans.

MDA’s Role:

Resource rooms have been setup in schools throughout India by MDA enabling schools and the children benefit from the in-house facility to overcome their needs.

**Awareness and workshop for all the Primary teachers in a school.

**Intensive 6 weeks training to select teachers to become special educators.

**Hand-holding the special educators to establish a RR in their school right from screening to preparing the Individualized Education plans and executing them. 

**Resource rooms are monitored periodically by experienced special educators of MDA.
Here is a list of schools that have Resource rooms affiliated to MDA..the list keeps growing...

 
Name of the School
    1. Agarwal Vidyalaya, Vepery
    2. Akshara Vidyalaya, Nellore
    3. Anita Methodist, Vepery
    4. AVM, Virugambakkam
    5. Balsam Academy, Ranipet
    6. MWA, Gopalapuram
    7. Prasan Vidya Mandir,Chengalpet
    8. Ramana Vidyalaya, Sholinganallur
    9. Sana Primary School, Egmore
    10. Sankara school, Thiruvanmiyur
    11. Sankara School, Adyar
    12. The Indian Public School, Saidapet
    13. Mukkala Nammalvar Chetty Vivekananda Vidyalaya, Kundrathur
    14. Smt.Mohini Saroagi Vivekananda Vidyalaya, Jyothi Nagar
    15. Sarada Vidyalaya, Madley road
    16. Sarada Vidyalaya, Burkit road(TVP)
    17. B.S.Mootha
    18. Isha home school, Coimbatore
    19. .Vallaba Vidyalaya, Madurai
    20. Raj Foundation, Kaatupakkam,P.H road (Remedial center)
    21. Akshar Arbol International School, T.Nagar
    22. Noble Academy, Anakaputhur
    23. DACAL,T.Nagar(Full time Pull out)
    24. St. Andrews, Hyderabad (Full time Pull out)
    25. Sana Model School, Poonamalee
    26. Evangeline Matric School, Coimbatore
    27. Karunya Christian School, Coimbatore
    28. IMAX Nursery and Primary School, Peter’s road
    29. Vidyodaya School, T.nagar
    30. Shree Niketan Patasala, Tambaram
    31. Padma Subramaniam Bala Bhavan, Mangadu
    32. Sudarsanam Vidyashram, Avadi Main Road
    33. Janus Global School, Kanchipuram
    34. Holy Cross Matriculation, Valasaravakkam
    35. AMT Jain School, Madhavaram
    36. RKM Home school(TVP)
    37. Vels Vidyashram, Pallavaram
    38. Fathima Central School, Saidapet
    39. Sri Ramdayal Khemka Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College ,Thiruvotriyur
    40. Devi Agarwal Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College, Vysarpadi
    41. SKNS PMC Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College, Perambur
    42. Dr.Nalli Kuppuswamy Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College, Korattur
    43. GRT Mahalakshmi Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College, Manali
    44. Sreevatsa Viswanathan Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College , Chitlapakkam
    45. Smt.Ramkuwar Devi Fomra Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College , Chromepet
    46. .G.K Shetty Vivekananda Vidyalaya Junior College Ambattur



 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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