Saturday, December 11, 2010

WORKSHOPS ON DYSLEXIA-A LEARNING DISABILITY

The Chetana Keni Institute of Remedial Education, Bangalore, for the first time in Nagpur, is conducting two workshops on ‘Helping Children with Dyslexia’. These workshops are envisaged to be of the highest standards held anywhere in the country.

Workshop 1: ‘TEACHING, LEARNING & ASSESSMENT STRATEGIES FOR DYSLEXIA’
Date: Friday 17th. and Saturday 18th. December 2010
Open to anyone passionate about children: School Teachers, Tuition teachers, B.Ed & Psychology students, Parents of children diagnosed with Dyslexia etc.

Workshop 2: ‘HELPING DYSLEXICS – ROLE OF ASSESSMENT; INDIVIDUALISED EDUCATION PROGRAMMES (IEP) AND COUNSELLING’
Date: Sunday 19th. December 2010
Open to Psychologists, Special Educators and anyone working with Special Children

Special Session: The Institute is also holding a special 2 hour session from 3 PM to 5 PM for School Principals and School administrators. This session will focus on topics like: Setting up a Resource Room”,“Involving Parent Support Groups” and “Special Needs Personnel” etc.

The workshops will be conducted by Mrs. Chetana Keni, who is a Psychologist, Special Educator and Counselor, and Ms. Apoorva Deshpande, a Clinical & Counselling Psychologist.

Dyslexics are extremely unique, talented and creative people. If properly assessed, remediated and counseled they can be contributing citizens. The dyslexic has stronger ability to analyse complex ideas. They need love, trust, understanding and help from parents and teachers.

Apart from the teachers who will ensure a fair learning ground, the Psychologists play an important role by correctly diagnosing difficulties, improvising ‘Individual Education Programmes’ (IEP) and provide Counseling for each child. The Special Educators will follow the IEP, provide Remedial Education Services and work towards integrating the child in the Mainstream, Famous People with Dyslexia are Walt Disney, Leonardo Da Vinci, Einstein, Tom Cruise, Winston Churchill etc.

This workshop is an extension of our vision to be the guiding light in the lives of children with Dyslexia and equip them and those responsible for their upbringing. We endeavor to help Teachers and School Administrators to help them excel in the main stream along with all others.

The workshops will be organized at Hotel LB, Mount Road extn., Nagpur from 9AM to 5PM on the three days. For participation details, Mr. Chauhan may be contacted on 9226989792.

Both the workshops are being held in association with Rotary Club of Nagpur East and Sheikh Asgharali Hasanali Maimoon Charitable Trust, Nagpur; under their ‘Late Mrs.Khadija Iqbal Maimoon Memorial Project for Management of Dyslexia’

Thanking you,
For The Chetana Keni Institute of Remedial Education


Mrs. Chetana Keni.

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