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Diploma in Special Education Hearing Impaired - D.Ed. (HI)

Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent

 

Total number of Seats: 20 seats per year.Duration of the Course: 20 months July to May for two yearsCourse Fees: Rs. 5000.00 per year

 

Course Content

  1. Introduction to Disability and Psychosocial Implications
  2. Child Growth and Development
  3. Introduction to Hearing Impairment
  4. Education of Children with Hearing Impairment
  5. Language and Communication
  6. Fundamentals of Hearing, Hearing Impairment and Audiological Management
  7. Fundamentals of Speech and Speech Teaching
  8. Education in the Emerging Indian Society
  9. Planning & Management of Special and Inclusive Education
  10. Curricular Strategies and Adaptations for Children with Hearing Impairment
  11. Family, Community and the Hearing Impaired Child
  12. Content and Methodology of Language Teaching English/ Regional Language
  13. Content and Methodology of Teaching Science and Mathematics
  14. Content and Methodology of Teaching Social Science

Practical Area I Teaching Practice

First year

  1. School visits
  2. Observation of routine classroom teaching
  3. Observation of Demonstration cum discussion of model lessons specially arranged for the trainees (language and subject) with follow up -20 lessons
  4. Practice teaching of 20 lessons (planning and execution under the guidance of supervisor.

Practical area II - Individualized Teaching

Observation of Individualized Teaching Lesson ( 50 hours )

Practical area III - Skill Development

1. Project work in grammar

2. Basic skill development in finger spelling / ISL / ISS

Practical area IV

Audiology a) Case history takingb) Identifying parts of the ear from the model of earc) Identifying different sounds/ noise makersd) Identifying parts of the audiometere) Pediatric Assessment (observation)f) Conditioning and play audiometry (observation)g) Audiogram interpretation (25 audiograms)h) Identifying & handling types /parts of individual hearing aidsi) Making harness for hearing aidj) Six-sound test (on 10 children at least)k) Auditory training (observation)

Speech and Language

a) Recording speech of non impaired children

b) Identifying various parameters of speech by listening to tapes

c) Intelligibility rating

d) Varying own speech parameters/recording

e) Labeling parts of speech systems

f) Making diagrams of sagittal sections of sounds in own language

g) Word-lists for sounds of own language (with pictures in Initial Medial & Final)

h) Identifying errors in speech samples of HI children (tapes)

i) Observation of speech screening of 10 children

j) Planning activities of group speech teaching only with respect to Non-segmental/ segmental/ suprasegmental

k) Making speech kit

l) Speech screening using speech kit (5 children)

m) Handling aids & equipment

Practical Area IIISkill Development

1. Skill development in text adaptation for subject teaching

2. CBR activities

a) Conducting parents meeting

b) Conducting awareness programme (slums or rural area) and a report to be submitted involving following areas

a) Prevention

b) Identification

c) Intervention

Practical Area IV Psychologya)

Preparing case history using interviewing techniquesb) Select and administer independently screening tests

Practical Area V- Full time teaching practicea)

Classroom Teaching :

b) Other school activities:

Working Hours: 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

Monday through Saturday.

Holidays: All Government and special holidays.

The training consists of lectures, practical demonstration lessons, practice teaching of Blind children, Deaf children, preparation of teaching aids, visit to reputed and model institutions in the country, seminars and hands on experience in Braille, routine care of aids for the Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired and effective use of low vision aids, tactile aids and mobility aids in the education of the Blind and hearing Aids, Speech Trainer and Audiometer in the education of the Hearing Impaired. Requirements The minimum qualification is 10+2. Admission is based on the entrance test conducted by the Centre.

Facilities available Marian School for the Blind and Gabriel School for the Deaf for teaching practice

· Fully equipped class rooms for the Blind and Deaf with teaching aids.

· Separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.

· A well equipped Audio-Vision and other Aids department including a Computerized Braille Printer, Computerized Audiometer, Speech Trainer, etc.

· A well stocked library with over 1000 titles on Blindness Studies, Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation, & Special Education

· Current journals on Education of the Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired and Rehabilitation.

Residential facilities for Trainees

Separate residential facilities for male and female Teacher Trainees are available on campus. Mess and hostel charges will have to be borne by the Trainees on dividing basis. Hostel and Mess Fees: Rs. 2000.00 per month

Contact Address DirectorMontfort Centre for EducationDanakgre, Tura P.O.Meghalaya - 794101((03651) 232059E-mail: mcetura@gmail.com

How to reach Montfort Centre MCE is 6 km from Tura town on the way to Danakgre and about 250 km from Guwahati Railway Station. From Guwahati take day bus (6:30 a.m.) or night bus (8:30 p.m.) to Tura. It is about 8 hours drive. Sumo service is also available from Guwahati, Matchkhowa in the morning and afternoon. After reaching Tura take an auto or taxi to MCE. The current fare is Rs.40 to Rs.50 to reach the Centre. You can also take town bus to Danakgre and get down at the gate of Montfort Centre.