Adults with mental retardation as we usually understand have sub average general intellectual functioning which are in accepted by the society and as such it is basically the symptoms which finds them a place in the society. The society of such plays a vital role in the employment status of the mentally retarded. But since this is sympathetically considered it cannot be sustained for long. The adult mentally retarded could not have worked for a long time and gain becomes a burden to the family. This scenario continues because parents and teachers do not take the appropriate decision regarding the employment of the adult mentally retarded. If parents take a decision keeping in view his potential and the work and train him in that area, then he would have an empathetic look and could demand work and gain perfection and also work continuously.
Vocational training plays an important role in the overall plan of the education for persons with mentally retardation. They must be educated, trained for the work and this training must begin at an early age and continue through successful employment. It requires different stages,
1. School instruction,
2. Planning for the transition from school to work,
3. Placement into meaningful employment.
AIM: To provide vocational education for mentally challenged.
AGE: For Pre-Vocational Training: 15 to 18 Years, For Vocational Training: 19 to 25 Years
VOCATIONAL TRAINING & EMPLOYMENT FOR PERSONS WITH ADULT MENTALLY RETARDED
Overall plan of Education vocational Training plays an important role
Provide age appropriate Training and support.
Engage in productive activities.
Provide a better quality of life.
Provide intensive training with reasonable remuneration.
Employability and independent living.
Mainstream in the society.
The generic skills constitute the curriculum.
The work skills are taught in simulated settings.
Importance is given to work adjustment skills training.
Individualized Vocational training programme.
Based on community assessment and job analysis.
We offer Vocational Training in the following Trades:
|Rasam Powder making
|Digital Mugs Printing