Unit I: Introduction to Inclusive Education
1.1 Historical perspective.
1.2 Concepts of Inclusion- Special Education, Integrated Education and Inclusive Education.
1.3 Inclusive Education-need, objectives and scope.
Unit II: Inclusive school
2.1 Inclusive School – concept, need and planning -barriers free school.
2.2 Factors responsible for successful inclusion in the mainstream – future vision.
2.3 Issues and challenges in creating an inclusive environment in schools.
Unit III: Differently - abled children in Inclusive system
3.1 Concept, Identification, classification, causes and characteristics of children with orthopaedical, visual, auditory, speech , mental ,learning challenges, and social disadvantages.
3.2 Educational provisions for children with orthopaedical, visual, auditory, speech, mental , learning challenges, and social disadvantages.
Unit IV: Policies and Provisions for Inclusion
4.1 National and State Policies – Disability Act 1995, Convention of Right of Act 1992, Rehabilitation Council of India 1992 and International Policies.
4.2 Constitutional provisions and RTE Act.
Unit V: Management of Inclusive School
5.1 Role of functionaries -Parents, Peers, Teachers, Administrators, Community, Government and Private Organizations.
5.1 Class room management -Teacher skills and competencies.