A special school is a school catering for students who have special educational needs due to severe learning difficulties, physical disabilities or behavioural problems. Special schools may be specifically designed, staffed and resourced to provide appropriate special education for children with additional needs.
Organization Focus : Children with disabilities, no matter how profoundly affected, where facilities are inaccessible for their families and the communities they live in.
At Mother School we focus on all kinds of developmental disabilities and congenital problems.
Autism is a very complex developmental disability which exhibits dysfunctions in communication (verbal and non –verbal), behavior, social skills and play, imagination and thought. This disorder manifests a wide range of variations in the characteristics and is commonly referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder. It affects more boys than girls.
Mental retardation (also called mental handicap ) is a term for a pattern of persistently slow learning of basic motor and language skills during childhood, and a significantly below-normal global intellectual capacity as an adult. One common criterion for diagnosis of mental retardation is a tested intelligence quotient of 70 or below.
Cerebral Palsy is a disorder of movement, balance and posture. There are different types of CP. Spastic diplegia, Spastic hemiplegia, and Spastic tetraplegia, Ataxic, Athetoid / Dyskinetic. They exhibit difficulties in perception, Cognition, Sensory disturbances, speech and language delay, epilepsy.
Down syndrome also known as trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21.It is typically associated with physical growth delays,and mild to moderate intellectual disability.
Multiple Disorder is a research category, proposed to involve several neurological and psychological symptoms where at least some symptoms are first noticed during early childhood and persist throughout life.