Centre for Disability Studies and Action

Fieldwork


Field Action Projects / Other Projects/ Engagements

 

Field Action Projects / Other Projects/ Engagements : Field Action Project-I Access Rights-Objectives

  1. To take steps for accessibility issues at university level regarding Students with Disabilities
  2. To understand the emerging issues and challenges of students with disabilities in higher education.
  3. To create awareness and sensitization programmes to promote an inclusive culture among all students in campus using various art forms like “media, painting and theater and all forms of art.
  4. Developing guidelines for teachers and peers regarding Students with Disabilities and work towards designing a academic activities & curriculum on Universal Design and Accessibility for inclusion.

Activities :

  1. I Access: Classroom - Teaching & Learning Process towards inclusion
  2. I Access: Mehfil - Awareness & Facilitating inclusive culture with Peers.
  3. I Access: Audits - ICT, Innovative steps & Access Audit and Diversity.
  4. I Access: Buddy - Peers volunteer programme as buddies for day to day functioning towards independence.

Key Areas :

The key areas of the project is to focus on persons with disability, Accesssibility, Inclusion at higher Education, inclusion & access audit ,diversity audit, Use of ICT Information and Communication Technology, Awareness & Sensitisation, Capacity Building, Training all Stackholders in higher education on disability issues, Promoting Inclusive Culture among peers & teachers through Art & Creative Expressions. Mission.

Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Full Potential for Social Transformation (2016)

Nature of field work agencies. Please give broad themes / profile of field work agencies : Asha CBR-Community Based Rehabilitation

V.M.S. Learning Centre-School Setting

St. Stephen's School -Special School for Hearing Impaired

Child Reach-Integrated School

Sevadaan Special School-Special School for Intellectual Impaired

NASEOH-Vocational Training and overall rehabilitation

Sharan-Home based rehabilitation for locomotor disability

ICBR-Field Action Project, Community Based Rehabilitation

Pratham-NGO setting

New Agencies to Consider for FW Placements

I Access Rights Mission-Field Action Project on Accessibility and students with disability in higher education

Micro Level Planning of Disability in M Ward-Action based Project to develop peoples plan and interventions

BMC School for MR-Special Education

Placements of students : Job Placement are nearly 100%. Students are working with renouned NGOs, Government Programmes like NRLM, Skill Develpment programmes, Schools Setting of Inclusive Education, Accessibility Design Organisations. Students were also joined PMRDF programmes and engaged with flagship schemes and livelihood proagrammes.ICDS programmes with government, also few of them have gone for doctoral Phd programmes at oxford and york universities, Students also working as faculty members in various universities of the country and engaged in developing disability studies . Students are also working in Media and art based organisation and working on issues of sexuality and disability, Deafblindness and other rare categoriries of Disability

Profile of students : Students comes from diverse background and disciplines like Social Work, special education, Bed, orthotists, Physiotherapy. Speech Therapy,. Occupation therapy, Egineering, Geography, Lierature, Arts, Commerse with basic interest and sensitivity to work in disability sector with dedication and commitment. We encourage parents with child with disability and family members with background of disablity and special education to join the course and few of them have started thgier own organisation

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : RCI In-service Training and Sensitization Program for various functionaries (2015 – 2017)

Public and Memorial Lectures organised by different centres : Sports and Disability by Saurabh Duggal-2017

Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Fostering Agency, Designing Holistically and Critical Cartography for Field Interventions in Disability (2015)

Public and Memorial Lectures organised by different centres : Science and Technology for Persons with Disability and Website Accessibility-by Dhanajay Bhole- 2017

Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : National Conference on Paradigm Shifts in Inclusive Schooling (2017)

Public and Memorial Lectures organised by different centres : Accessibility and Human Right by Sharmila Devatia 2014

Micro Level Planning of Disability in M ward is an action based project. As a part of action based work, Early Intervention Centre has been established at Mankhurd 15 March 2017.Early intervention action based work initaited in 2011 at Maharashtra nagar , Mankhurd, M ward before MLP

Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : International Conference on Changing World - Changing Families: Diversity and Synergy (2015)

Public and Memorial Lectures organised by different centres : Barriers in Mindset and Inclusion in Society -Guneet Sethi

Micro Level Planning of Disability in M ward is an action based project. As a part of action based work, Early Intervention Centre has been established at Mankhurd 15 March 2017.Early intervention action based work initaited in 2011 at Maharashtra nagar , Mankhurd, M ward before MLP

Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : workshop on Job Opportunities for people with disabilities in M ward

Public and Memorial Lectures organised by different centres : Technology and ICT for Persons with Disability -Charu Dutt 2014

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Public and Memorial Lectures organised by different centres : Universal Design and Barrier free environment -Prof Gaurav Raheja 2014,

Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Training on Community Mental Health and Development

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Creating Synergy in Caregiving

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Creating synergy for Mental Health in M ward

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Training on Community Mental Health and Development

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Workshop on Civil Society on Disability Identity and Inclusive Development (2016)

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Workshop on People with Disabilities on Disability Identity and Inclusive Development (2016)

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : National Symposium on Disability and Identity (2016)

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : International Conference on Disability Rights, Accessibility & Inclusion in India 15th-17th April, 2016

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Maharashtra State Consultation “Students with Disability & Access to Higher Education”. 19 th Oct 2016

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Training Programme on Early Intervention of Children with Developmental Disability for Anganwadi Workers and community health volenteers, NGO in M Ward-24th November 2014

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Workshop for Families of Persons with DIsability on 'Life Journey of Families with Strengths, Courage and Dignity' in M ward 2014

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Seminar on Accessibility, Access Audit and Barrier Free Environment 2014, 2015, 2017

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Seminar and Workshop during Access-Ability 2014, 2015, 2016 on Observation of World Disability week

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Round table on Accessibility and life expiriences of Students with Disability in Higher Education 2014

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Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Academic and Creative Platform using Theatre, art forms for Dialogue on Disability and Diversity- 'I Access Mehfil' 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

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Of TISS to accessible Technology June 2015

Consultations/seminars held by the centres / faculty through field action projects : Orientation and Training to students with disability I

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