Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Government of Sindh is providing various services for Children and Adults with Disabilities. This department has a chain of Special Education and Rehabilitation Centers in all over Sindh province. Keeping an eye on dire need of teachers training in Special Education and Disability Special Education Teachers Training Academy Sindh (SETTAS) at Kotri, District Jamshoro.
Teaching is a noble and reputable area of career opportunity that not only allows excelling in the career but also fetches immense affection and respect from the young learners. However, teaching the children with special needs is highly rewarding as it intensely affects the lives while offering the children the best scope to learn, adapt, and succeed with equivalent opportunities that the other kids receive.
Kotri Teacher Training Academy not only gives an unmatched opportunity to on job teachers but also fill them with the appropriate knowledge that aids in training the special children in a specific manner.
SETTAS has offered a tailor-made Special Needs Teacher Training course for the aspirants who want to be Special Education Needs (SEN) teacher. The requirement for special education or shadow teachers is high and it opens up an opportunity for the SEN teachers. It trains on how to provide additional hold up which they need which motivates effectual learning for the students with disabilities. Theses course deals with the methods of teaching children with the four major catagories like physical, visual, hearing and intellectual disability
The Special Needs Teacher Training course is supervised and developed by the expert special education teachers. Our SEN trainer has years of experience in the field and they have been associated with Special Education since SEN introduced in Pakistan. For those seeking to establish as a special education teacher will find the appropriate sources of knowledge at the SETTAS. The certificate and diploma courses will be introduced soon. This neutralizes the challenging concerns and results in fruitful intervention programs.
|Sr. No.||Title Course||Areas Disability||Tentative Date||Beneficiaries||Aim & Object||Content of Course|
|1||Training course on school based Occupational Therapy (O.T)||i. cerebral palsy (C.P)||Two week||30 Professional working with C. P and autism||To enable the participant to enhance a child occupation performance in school||i. Define and explain O.T|
|ii. Physical Handicapped||1 to 12 August 2019||ii. Why O.T is important in learning process|
|iii. Autism||iii. Tools for school based O.T|
|2||Training Course on English Braille (Part-I)||Visual Impairment||Two week||25||i. To enhance reding and writing skills of V.I children||Introduction to Braille|
|15 to 26 August 2019||Braille teacher, Parent, PWD||ii. to introduce computer Braille skill||Seven line system in Braille|
|Abbreviation in Braille|
|Punctuation in Braille|
|3||Basic training of sign language part I||Hearing Impaired (H.I) Autism||Two week 1 Sep to 12 Sep 2019||25 teacher parent, care giver and supporting staff||To communicate with the hard of hearing community and non verbal (Autism )||Introduction to American Sign Language (ASL)|
|Intro to PSA|
|4||Executive Functioning (lesson and activities)||ADHD , ASD ,||Two week 19 sep to 30 sep||35 teacher, parents supporting staff||To understand different Learning Disabilities||Planning, organizing, time management, self control, suctioned attention|
|Down syndrome, slow learner|
|5||Training on daily living skills (DLS)||C.P autism down syndrome||21 to 22 sep||30 teacher professional parents and supporting staff||To create awareness of DLS and its importance||i. Self care|
|Two days 2019||ii. mobility|
|6||Training course of attention deficit Hyper active disorder (ADHD)||Intellectual disability||Two week 26 sep to 07 oct 2019||30 teacher professional parents and NGO representative||To provide knowledge about ADHD||Intro to ADHD|
|Discuss issue related to ADHD||Causes of ADHD|
|Management of ADHD|
|Multiple disability||Co-Morbidities of ADHD|
|7||Training course on how to manage speech problem in children with CP||C.P||Two week 3rd to 14th Oct 2019||30 professional special education teacher parents||To increase knowledge of the participant about the importance of speech and communication skills||Intro to CP and its type|
|Function and development of speech organ|
|Issues of speech in CP kids|
|8||Importance of skills (Age 2 to 8 year old)||Inclusive||Two week 17 oct to 28 oct 2019||Special educator parent teacher||To equip with the knowledge of early skills in all kids|
|Managing their time table|
|Importance of parent to work with their kids|
|Intro to 11 basic skills All disabilities||Cognitive, Manipulative, writing, coloring, sensory play, speech skills|
|Functional & vocational skills|