Activities

Daily School starts with a prayer in which all the students and teachers participate followed by the singing of the National Anthem. This inculcates a sense of discipline and enables concentration, qualities which are specially required by autistic persons.The purpose is to calm down even the most hyperactive among them as they begin the day.

This is followed by warm up exercises and Yoga, a  session of Sensory Integration. The autistic individuals are prone to varying degrees of sensory issues and thus require therapies of different types touch , texture, feel, body balance etc and to integrate them for improved, modified social behaviors.

Thereafter, classes of Occupational Therapy, Vocational Therapy, Art Work, Computer training, Activities of Daily Living (ADL), Functional Training,and kitchen skills are scheduled.

The School has also arranged weekly sessions of Dog Therapy for children  to improve their social interactive skills with non verbal  partner. Similarly, a music teacher,with many years of experience in teaching autistic children, has been engaged for imparting lessons in music. Both these therapies are showing results in developing interest among some  students who have shown inclination.

The School has recently increased emphasis on cooking  , kitchen skills and chocolate making  amongst elder students.

Important  Information:

The School starts  at 10 am and closes at 4 pm from Monday to Friday and observes normal holidays of all important festivals in Maharashtra. A break of 15 minutes in the morning for snacks and another of 30 minutes for lunch (which they bring from home), at both of which students assemble in the Hall and sit together.They also take rest collectively and it is a sight to see how quiet they generally remain at that time.

During the  month of May, when the School is closed for summer vacation, with a view to keeping them busy, a Summer Camp is held in the school to concentrate on vocational training  and art work .Students are encouraged to participate in games and sports like cycling, skating, badminton, basket ball.Cricket too has been added recently.

The School welcomed the first girl child in June, 2016 and made arrangements to meet her needs .Thereafter, three more girls have joined the School.The School  initially admitted students from LIG category but has now admitted several children from the BPL category from whom no fees are charged on production of satisfactory proof.

All new entrants must produce their Birth Certificates, Aadhar Cards, & Disability Certificates, besides proof of residence and past Medical  & Assessment Reports.

The trustees are keen to start residential facilities and are working towards that objective.