Schoolsaathi- School awareness program held on 10th April ’23
As we observe Autism Awareness Month in April, we at SpecialSaathi are committed to spreading awareness and promoting inclusion for individuals on the autism spectrum. Our goal is to create a more inclusive society where everyone feels valued and accepted.
We are pleased to announce that our Schoolsaathi awareness program was held on 10th April ’23 in collaboration with Mr. Praval Yadav, Founder and Head of Margshree Special School and under the guidance of Dr. Sonali Kataria Founder Head of Sunrise Learning Foundation.
The event took place in the campus of Satyam College Noida for their BEd students.
Dr. Sonali Kataria and Mr. Praval Yadav shared their knowledge on the topic “Autism awareness – a step towards inclusion.”
We were thrilled to see the overwhelming response from the faculty and staff at Satyam College Noida. It was heartening to witness the eagerness of the students to learn about autism and how they can contribute to creating a more inclusive society.
Satyam College Noida has set an example for other educational institutions by taking a step towards promoting inclusion in the true sense. The college invited SpecialSaathi and their SchoolSaathi-school awareness program resource persons to conduct first amongst their series of workshops to train their BEd students who would be the future teachers, responsible for taking care of the entire class, including children with special needs.
We appreciate the college’s principal and coordinators for having a clear and positive mindset towards equal opportunities and imparting the correct knowledge about various disabilities to their students. Mr. Praval Yadav, the founder of Margshree special school, deserves gratitude for creating this opportunity, and Dr. Sonali Kataria is praised for being a terrific resource person.
We also commend the college’s teachers and students for being amazing audiences, and their hospitality and generosity towards the SpecialSaathi team are greatly appreciated. This gesture by Satyam College Noida will not only help future teachers to create an inclusive classroom environment but also contribute to building a more inclusive society.
The efforts of Satyam College Noida and their collaboration with SpecialSaathi and Margshree Inclusive Society have set an example for other educational institutions to follow.
The impact of their efforts will be felt for years to come, as the BEd students trained in these workshops will become the torchbearers of inclusion and equality in their classrooms and beyond. It have far-reaching effects, as it helped create a generation of teachers who are more empathetic and equipped to cater to every student’s needs, irrespective of their abilities.
At SpecialSaathi, we believe that every individual deserves to be treated with respect and dignity, regardless of their abilities. Hence, we will continue to work towards creating awareness and providing resources that promote inclusion for individuals on the autism spectrum and other disabilities.
We are proud to have taken this step towards creating a more inclusive society and we hope that others will join us in our efforts.
Gratitude to Dr.Sonali Kataria mam and Mr.Praval Yadav Sir once again. Heartfelt thanks to the management and organizers Satyam College.
Satyam College Noida’s commitment to promoting inclusion in education will surely create a ripple effect that will going to extend beyond their campus. The changemakersaathi – Campus story of Satyam College Noida will inspire and motivate others to create an environment of inclusivity, respect, and acceptance. The success of the awareness program will inspire other colleges and educational institutions to take similar steps towards creating an inclusive learning environment.
Story by- Shilpi Mayank Awasthi
Below are the pictures of the event–