Care and Education of Differently Abled

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  • Author :G. Pankajam
  • Year of Publication :2009
  • ISBN: :9788180695773
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 160
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Education, Psychology

About the Book :

This book traces the causes of disabilities mental, physical and social among the children, and emphasizes the need of special care and education for them. It describes in detail the types of impairment, methods of identification, and educational provision for them, with special focus on physical and health impairment, sensory disabilities, mentally challenged, giftedness, autism, creative child and behavioural disorders. The issue of their rehabilitation has also been addressed. The book is useful for teachers, parents, policy makers and development activists.

About Author :

G. Pankajam (M.Sc., M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.) has the experience of teaching Child Development, Exceptional Children and Pre-school Education since 1965. Starting her career as a lecturer in Lakshmi College of Education, she rose upto the Principal of the College for 16 years and then the Vice-Chancellor of Gandhigram Rural Institute (Deemed University), Gandhigram. Prof. Pankajam received Alumni Achievement Award from M.S. University, Baroda and the Best Principal Award from Government of Tamil Nadu. She has ten books to her credit on pre-primary education, child development, higher education, and women and child welfare.