Most parents/guardians bring their children for admission to a Special Education Centres/Institution above the age limit, which is inappropriate and less beneficial for children.
To create awareness among parents/guardians of children with disabilities, the age of child at the time of admission shall be as under.
Category of Disability
Hearing Impaired, Visually Impaired, Differently abled.
Intellectually deficient, Cross Disability, Sensory Impairment, Autism Spectrum disorder and other Disabilities.
The number of admissions shall be subject to availability of seats and the consideration of Admission Committee, which shall take care of the provision of physical space, human resource and there teacher-student ratio.
Children with border-line intellectual disabilities may not be admitted in Special Education Centre/Institutions. It is recommended/suggested that such children may be considered to integrated in mainstream schools.
Similarly children with mild hearing loss, partial blindness and not dependent on wheel chair (Physically Handicapped) shall not be considered for admissions in Special Education Centres/Institutes since they are eligible for admission in inclusive education school system.
(Note: if no social case worker available in any center then on senior professional amongst audiologist, physiotherapist, speech therapist or medical officer be assigned for the purpose).