Department of Psychology Organises Online Training Sessionon Enhancement of Soft Skills in Specially Abled Children

Department of Psychology, St. Thomas College Bhilai organised an online event with Sarthak Kadam Sansthan a school for specially abled students and MOU partner of the college. The agenda of the program was to spread the awareness regarding the specially abled children and their teaching learning practices. The program highlighted the therapeutic approach regarding the children with autistism, mental retardation, ADHD, cerebral palsy by improving their listening skills, eye contact, body language speech and self awareness.
The main speaker of the session was Anuradha V, Vice Principal, Sarthak Kadam Sansthan, who highlighted the skills that can be developed in specially abled children. She also dealt with the queries of the students.
Administrator of the college Rev. Father Dr. Joshi Varghese praised the efforts of the department. Principal Dr M G Roymonencouraged the program with his best wishes and said such programs benefits the student and their all-rounddevelopment. Dr.Debjani Mukherjee, Head, P.G department of psychology introduced the resource person and stressed on the fact that such training has great importance as it an area of niche work in the development of special children. Mrs. G Vani, Principal of Sarthak kadam Sansthan responded on the parental and society’s role in the care of special children. Dr.Sumita Singh, assistant professor proposed vote of thanks. The program was hosted by Dr.Ankita Deshmukh, assistant professor.