Al-Farabi National Special Education Centre for Physically Handicapped Children

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Brief Remarks/ (Yes/No)

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Name of the Centre

 

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Brief Introduction

 

National Special Education centre for Physically Handicapped children, Islamabad is engaged in imparting Education, pre-vocational skills and providing Medical rehabilitative Services to more than 201 Physical Handicapped Children residing in Federal Capital Territory and its outskirt areas under the umbrella of the Directorate General of Special Education. In addition to educational services, the centre provides physiotherapy, speech therapy, Occupational therapy and Assistive orthopedic equipment to the Children with Physical Disabilities.

 

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Mandate

To provide education, rehabilitation and pre vocational skills to children with physical disabilities.

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Services in line with UNCRPD articles

Attached  (Annex-I)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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General Information

 

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Deputy Director (Officer Incharge)

Islam Raziq


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Office No.

0519260858

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Mobile No. Incharge

03005905315
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Centre Email

nsecforphc@gmail.com

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Date of establish of Centre

1982

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Building Status (Own/Rented)

Own

3.

Facilities

 

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Boundary Wall

Yes

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Electricity

Yes

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Drinking Water Facility

Yes

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Toilet/Wash Room

Yes

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Play Ground

Yes

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Library Facility

Yes

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Computer Lab

Yes

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First Aid Kit

Yes

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Ramp

Yes

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Prayer Room

Yes

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CCTV Cameras

Yes

4.

Need Based Facilities

 

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Assessment/ Guidance

Yes

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Counseling

Yes

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Speech therapy

Yes

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Physiotherapy

Yes

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Audiometry

N.A

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Other (Please indicate below)

 

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Admission Policy

 

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Admission Form

Yes

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Guardian CNIC

Yes

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Guardian Contac No.

Yes

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Child Age

5 year to 15 years

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Gender

Co-education

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Type of Disability

Physically Handicapped

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Class in which Admission Required

 

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 Other(please indicate)

 

6.

Transport facilities

 

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Free Pick and drop

Yes

7.

Downloads

 

 

Admission forms/calendars

 

 

Any other relevant information.

 

 

Annex-I

UNCRPD AND ACTIVITIES AT THE CENTRE

 

Article 24:        Education

Al-Farabi National Special Education centre for Physically Handicapped children, Islamabad is engaged in imparting Education, Para Medical and rehabilitative Services to more than 245 cerebral Palsy and other physical handicapped Children of federal Capital Territory and its skirt areas under the umbrella of the Directorate General of Special Education. In addition to educational services, the centre provides physiotherapy, speech therapy, Occupational therapy and other related services to the special children.

Department of education provides educational services from pre-Nursery to Secondary level for children with physical disabilities in the Federal Capital territory areas.

GUIDANCE & COUNSELING & REFERRAL SERVICES

  • Assessment of students.
  • Case History/family secessions for prevention and eradication of disability.
  • Parents counseling.
  • Integration / mainstreaming in Normal education & society.
  • Home visits/Follow-up of enrolled students.
  • Welfare activities for the enrolled students.
  • Close liaison with all line agencies & organization for treatment and rehabilitation of students.
  • For the care and treatment of students the facilities being provided by different hospitals and clinics utilized through referral services.
  • Provision/arrangement of uniform and text books for deserving students of this centre.

Article 25:        Health

Provision of adequate health services is imperative for the overall rehabilitation of PWDs. The overall situation of health services in the country is not very much commendable for PWDs and they avail regular health services. Screening, identification and prevention about disabilities are the prime responsibility of health department as mentioned in National Policy for PWDs, 2002. Unfortunately, this area is weak and resultantly, it adds in the expenses and severity of the disability

Article 26:     Habilitation and Rehabilitation

 

PHYSIOTHERAPY UNIT:

 

This unit is providing physiotherapy, Electrotherapy and exercise therapy to the Physically Handicapped Children of the Centre under the supervision of qualified professional workers like Senior Physiotherapy and Physiotherapist. This unit is also responsible to assess and diagnose a Physical disability to determine a further line of action for medical treatment.

 

SPEECH THERAPY UNIT:

 

This centre is providing following speech therapy facilities to the special children of the centre under the supervision of qualified speech therapist.

  • Imitation
  • Oral motor exercise
  • Concept formation
  • Auditory training
  • Vocabulary
  • Language expending

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY UNIT:

 

This centre is providing occupational therapy facilities to the children of the centre in order to develop and improve the working potential and aptitude of the children in age group 3-16 years under the supervision of Occupational therapist.

 

MUSIC THERAPY UNIT:

 

Rhythm creates a sequence in mind and plays an important role in controlling the nerves and emotional disorders. Music is a therapeutic in many cases. The students are trained by Music teacher. It can also be helped in special problem of the special children. So the NSEC foe PHC has music therapy unit too.

 

OTHOPEDIC WORKSHOP:

 

This unit is preparing and providing artificial and supportive aids for physically disabled children of this centre as well as PWDS under the supervision of qualified professional staff. This unit is funded by CHEFF international Islamabad.

 

FIRST AID AND NURSING:

 

This unit is operating with staff having experienced nurses for first aid.

Article 27:        Work and employment

Only pre-vocational skills are imparted to the students

Article 28:        Adequate standard of living and social protection

Since there is a strong relationship between disability and poverty and majority of population face poverty, the standard of living of PWDs is below poverty line. The children of the centre are getting all possible assistance from the relevant departments and philanthropists.

Article 29:        Participation in political and public life

 

Social participation is one of the important component of rehabilitation the centre is working at initial stage to develop base for children with disabilities to be successful in their interaction with society in future.

Article 30:        Participation in cultural life, recreation, leisure and sports

 Programs are organized along with training for following activities:-

  • SPORTS (Indoor & outdoor)
  • Debates competition
  • Competition in pre vocational trades
  • Competition in computer skills
  • Music/ singing competition
  • Tableaus
  • Educational and excursion trips