Vellangallur Gender Resource Center of Thrissur conducts Child Guidance Clinic Programme Updated On 2018-12-14
Parents always complain about the learning disabilities of their children. But they doesn’t think about the reason behind the complaints they have raised. Most of the parents are leading unhappy life in mental conflict by laying all the complaints on the children and putting all the guilt on the teachers. Nowadays many parents are finding it difficult to the capacity and capability of the children and thereby to provide the education needed. It is very important that the parents and teachers should know the issues and solutions, which children faces during their school life and which hinder them to perform well. It is seeing this aim ahead that the Child Guidance Clinic was conducted.
It was on 10 November 2018, the Child Guidance Clinic was inaugurated. The programme was jointly organized by Vellangallur Grama panchayath and Kudumbashree Gender Resource Centre. After the launch, Child Guidance Clinic was conducted to understand the learning problems of children and a counselling session was also arranged for parents.The Child Guidance Clinic was attended by various students from kindergarten to higher secondary classes. The programme was announced two weeks before through ward members and CDS members. The registration was also started simultaneously with the announcement of the programme. As per this initial process about 70 students registered for learning disability assessment. The Child Guidance Clinic was conducted by arranging separate counters in the hall. In order to recognize and understand the learning problem areas, special assessment sessions were conducted by the experts in the field of remedial education. The screening was lead by Smt. Nisha T.S and Smt. Bini Paul, who are working as Community Counsellors in Thrissur district. On progress, the learning disability assessment counselling section was conducted by Smt. Priya Antony, Counsellor, Snehitha, Gender Help Desk and Smt. Jomi Jinson, Community counsellor, Vellangallur Gender Resource Centre. From the assessment of the participated children , it was found that the eight children has learning disability and 30 children in need of remedial education.