Early childhood Spl.Education (DECSE (MR)):
Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) focuses on children below 6years of
age and has various modes and approaches in imparting training based on the
ability of the target group. This could be home based training, centre based
training, placement in regular pre-schools, Anganwadis or Balawadis. This
demands training of human recourses suitable to reaching out to the families
by being a home visitor or itinerant teacher, to manage children with
disabilities in regular or special pre-schools. The early childhood special
educator is also expected to work as a member in a multi-disciplinary team
for designing and managing the curriculum, to enhance inclusion of the
children with disabilities Diploma in Early Childhood Special Education
offered at NIMH, Secunderabad, is designed to meet these requirements.
Minimum Eligibility Conditions: The applicant should :
Minimum educational requirement for admission to these course is successful
completion of plus two (12th) or equivalent examinations with 50% for general,
OBC, physical handicapped candidate & 45% for SC/ST candidate. Although
there is no upper age limit prescribed, but preference will be given to candidates
below the age of 35 years. Preference will be given to candidates having higher
academic qualifications, experience of working with persons with mental
challenged, parents/siblings, persons residing in rural areas, etc.
Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC candidates and person with physical
disabilities will be as per Central Government Rules.