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Comparative Study

| Published: March 25, 2016

Comparison of Educational Facilities of Mentally Challenged Children of Special School and Government School in Kolkata

Phalguni Bhattacharya

Dept. of (Human Development) Home Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.127/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.127

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Purpose: The present study examined the right to education of mentally challenged children in special schools and government schools to compare educational facilities and availability of special educators. Method: Sample of 40 special schools mentally challenged children and 40 Government schools under inclusion education system mentally challenged children of both gender participated.Similarly10 teachers of five special school and 10 teachers of five govt. school under inclusion education system. Measures used were self-made questionnaire. Result: Percentage revealed that Governmental facilities and availability of special educators significantly differ between special schools and Governmental schools under inclusion education structure. Contribution of the Research: After implementation of right to education act, education becomes the fundamental right of each and every child. Article 21-A included disabled children in this act. The contribution of the study is to betterment of Governmental facilities for all mentally challenged children of both schools and maintain proper ratio in class between special educator and mentally challenged children. Therefore the study enlightens more awareness among society about inclusion education system for mentally challenged children.
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Phalguni Bhattacharya @ drphalguni.cu@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.127/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.127

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016

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