5. Special Education


Gist of the Scheme

Special Education
Visually  impaired,  Hearing  impaired,  Mentally
Retarded and Locomotor Differently Abled persons    are     provided     with    free     special education,  Vocational  Traning,  boarding  and
lodging.    Four sets of Uniforms and Text books
are given at free of cost every year.


Eligibility Criteria

Differently  Abled  Children  aged  5  years  and
above (in    case    of Hearing Impaired children:
2 years and above).


Whether  form  of  application  is prescribed  and  particulars  to  be

Yes. Prescribed formats are available with Head
Masters/Principals of Special Schools.


Certificates to be enclosed

Copy of the National Identity Card for Differently
Abled and  Birth Certificate


Officer to whom the application is to be submitted

District Differently Abled Welfare Officer / Head
Master of the Government Special School for
Differently Abled concerned.


Grievances, if any, to be
addressed to

Principal Secretary / State Commissioner for the
Differently Abled,
State Resource cum Training Centre Campus, Jawaharlal Nehru Inner Ring Road,
K.K. Nagar, Chennai – 600 078. Ph: 044-24719947 / 48 / 49