Athma special school has adapted an experimental approach that specifically designed for the student's unique needs. We use different approaches & assessments for each student to provide the special education services and we enroll students based on the following assessment model.
MODELS OF ASSESSMENT
Medical Examination: Detailed history, developmental history, medical history, psychiatric morbidity and physical examination are assessed to understand the problem of the child in a specially designed Performa.
Medical investigation: Appropriate blood routine & radiological investigations.
Psychological tools used for the assessment:
Binet-Kamath Intelligence test is one of the widely used test of intelligence in clinical and educational set up and a standardized IQ test for the Indian population.
Bhatias performance test of intelligence is an Indian adaption version of Weschler scale.
ACCL- Achenbach’s Child Behavior Check List
VSML-Vineland Social Maturity Scale- Indian Adaption
ACTERS – Teachers & parents version to assess ADHD
CARS- The Childhood Autism Rating Scales
Indian Autism rating scale
Neuro psychological assessment
Speech & hearing assessment
Clinically diagnosed disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Dual Sensory Impairments [deaf blindness]
Post Encephalitic Sequelae
Post Meningitic Sequelae
Medicines are effective in case of increased behavioral problems, obesity, and epilepsy and sleep deprivation in children with developmental disabilities.