Okhla Centre School
Established in the year 1965, this is one of the oldest day care schools in Delhi for children with special needs. It provides educational and therapeutic services to the children with intellectual disability and associated conditions. Renovations & refurbishments along with latest advancements in the field take place, in order to make it a stimulating learning environment. The approach to teaching is child centered, practical, and enjoyable. The school has a dedicated team of special educators, whose skill up-gradation is taken up from time to time, by the Society.
Currently the school caters to over 49 children with special needs who receive quality rehabilitation, education and training. The children are grouped into classes according to their age and level of functioning and have students from the age of 6 to 18 yrs.
Sports, Music, Singing, Dancing, Yoga, Drama, Cooking instructions, Art, Clay-modeling classes are taken up in the extra-curricular activities being held in school.
Regular Schools interact with students through SUPW related sessions.
The students take part in Inter-School/ Inter-state Competitions & carefully screened public/private functions in all extra-curricular activities followed in School. They also participate in the Special Olympics.
The School building is barrier free, has a tactile path & a ramp, railings & an easy height of steps is kept in mind for comfortable access to all students. A disabled friendly toilet is also provided for the required students. There is a fully equipped & monitored Recreational Hall & Library facility too.
The School has a computer section. This gives children exposure to learn simple operations on the system. It also provides a recreational activity of playing games. Inadvertently these sessions through the time spent on the computer, provide them with an instant understanding of cause and effect, improve their motor coordination, attention, concentration, creativity and sense of time bound activities.
An effective technique of teaching through the modern Smart Board is also in use.
The Okhla Centre School has a fleet of four school buses & one eco-van for its students. It extends School transportation to most of the areas of Delhi.