Do you follow
any particular program in the school?
Dr. Glen Doman is our
source of inspiration. We draw strongly from his teachings. They
form the base on which we have built to incorporate various other
techniques and adapted them all into a school setting.
What do you
do at the school? How is it different from other special schools?
At the academy, we put the
child through a rigorous, tailored daily program that aims at the
holistic development of the child. We do not focus only on
academics. Our objective is the all-round development of the child.
Our focus is on first raising the abilities of the child and then
teaching the child.
Would you also work on speech and language
Activities such as crawling, masking, respiratory
patterning and reading help enhance and develop speech along with
What would be the student:teacher ratio?
The ratio will be one special educator to 2 or 3 children
along with either one or two assistants depending on the abilities
and requirements of the child. The student:staff ratio is
What is the age criterion for admissions?
There is no specific age criterion. However the younger
the child when s/he starts the program the better the results.
Children with what kind of disabilities
would best benefit from this program?
The program focuses on neuroplasticity and brain
development. A child suffering from any kind of brain injury will
benefit from this program. Children with autism, cerebral palsy,
downs syndrome, gdd, pdd, add, adhd, hyperactivity; all stand to
gain from this program.
How long will we have to conduct this
program to see results in my child?
Depending on the intensity and severity of the brain
injury the time taken for results to show, will vary from child to
child. Cleary a child with mild brain injury will show results
quicker than a child with severe brain injury.
How would you evaluate and assess my
We will be evaluating your child, at the start of the
year, on a diagnostic chart along with a video recording of your
child’s initial abilities. Daily records, of your child’s
activities, along with his performance will be maintained. We will
re-evaluate your child every six months and modify his/her program
What would my child’s daily schedule be
The day will be divided into ˝ hour slots during which
activities such as creeping, crawling, masking, patterning,
brachiation, reflex training, sensory integration, reading,
respiratory patterning, knowledge development etc. Will be
conducted. A regular day will begin with assembly and prayers,
followed by activities till lunch time. After this once again
activities will happen till snack time. And the students will
disperse after end of day activities and evening prayers.
How will the program progress for my
The individual program for your child will totally depend
on the results of our evaluation. Depending on the area of the brain
needing stimulation, activities will be planned and executed.
If the child has no allergies, even then
should the academy’s planned diet be followed?
Following the specified diet will help enhance the effect
of the program; gluten and casein are very difficult to digest and
are also known to cause neurological problems. Hence it is best to
avoid them. We also strongly recommend avoiding processed food items
and sugar as a general rule.
What curriculum does the institute follow?
The institute follows the curriculum mentioned by Pratham.
There are three levels;
Level A: equivalent to 3rd grade,
Level B; equivalent to 5th grade, and
Level C; equivalent to 8th grade.
The examinations will be held by Pratham & NIOS board which will
analyse the basic knowledge of the concepts.
What is Pratham?
Pratham is an innovative learning organization created to
improve the quality of education in India. As one of the largest
non-governmental organizations in the country, Pratham focuses on
high-quality, low-cost, and replicable interventions to address gaps
in the education system.
What is IEP?
We follow IEP (Individualised Education Program) which is
customised to cater to the individualistic needs of the students per
their skill set, abilities and their areas of interest.