GSTF Journal on Education (JEd)

, 3:17

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Mainstreaming Mentally Retarded Children Through Inclusive Education Under SSA - A Case Study

  • Suhasini ParamaneAffiliated withDistrict Institute of Education and Training Satara Colleges


‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ is a national govt. scheme for primary education. Under this scheme, all physically & mentally challenged students of age gr. 6-14 were brought under inclusive education section. Access and retention in school was challenge for MR student. Parents were not ready to send them in school as it was meaningless for the children. But, schooling not only retained but developed them optimally through formal education and connected with society. A case study of girl child is presented here.


mentally retarded children with special needs mainstreaming inclusive education