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| NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE EMPOWERMENT OF PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (DIVYANGJAN)
Formerly National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped
(Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), MSJ&E,Govt of India)
Manovikas Nagar, Secunderabad-500009, T.S. Ph.No.091 40 27751741-45. Fax No.091 40 27750198
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Diploma in 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 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.