Inclusive Education Program

1- Executive Summary:

At Thanh Tam specialized school, we believe that every child deserves access to a quality education in an inclusive and supportive environment. Our Inclusive Education Program is designed to accommodate students with diverse abilities and learning needs, ensuring they receive an education that fosters their full potential.

2- Goal:

To provide access and quality inclusive education at all levels for students in our school with special needs in education.

 

3- Key achievements:

  • Developmental Milestones: The program has successfully supported 95% of participants in reaching key developmental milestones appropriate for their age, including cognitive, motor, and social milestones.
  • Communication Skills: Our team of specialists has helped 90 % of students make substantial progress in their communication skills, facilitating better interaction with peers and educators.
  • Parental Engagement: Parental involvement has been a cornerstone of the program’s success, with 65 % of parents actively participating in their child’s education and development, creating a strong support network.
  • Positive Behaviour: Through tailored interventions, the program has seen a significant improvement in behaviour management, with 95 % of children exhibiting more positive behaviour patterns.

4- Challenges:

  • Recognizing the intricate tapestry of our students’ abilities and the extensive spectrum of disability levels they encompass, we embrace the inherent complexity of this diversity.
  • A notable challenge we face is that a significant number of our students did not have the opportunity to receive early intervention services before enrolling in our school.
  • A significant 80% of our students hail from economically disadvantaged families. In recognition of this, our school is committed to ensuring affordability, applying tailored low admission fees for these students. However, this endeavour brings forth the challenge of securing sufficient funding and resources to meet their specific needs.
  • Accessibility: It’s worth noting that mainstream schools often lack the specialized physical access and facilities necessary to accommodate the unique needs of students with disabilities.

 

5- Areas of Growth:

  • Professional Development: Continuously enhancing the skills and knowledge of teachers and staff in inclusive teaching practices and disability awareness.
  • Parental Engagement: Strengthening partnerships with parents and families to involve them actively in their child’s education and advocacy for inclusive practices.
  • Data Collection and Assessment: Developing robust methods for collecting and analyzing data to monitor student progress and inform instructional decisions.
  • Fundraising Emphasis: Underscoring the critical need to significantly amplify our fundraising endeavours in order to bridge the financial gap.
  • Community Collaboration: Engaging with the wider community to raise awareness, garner support, and promote inclusivity beyond the school’s boundaries.
  • Transitions: Supporting students with disabilities in transitioning to post-school life, including higher education or employment.