Deepa Academy

http://www.deepaacademy.org
Location — Bangalore, Karnataka
Mission
To empower the differently abled by providing quality education, and to promote overall development with the guiding principles of self-help, interaction, and involvement.
Teaching methodology
The academy runs an English-medium residential high school for girls; students are provided free education, lodging, and boarding, along with medical care. Through an integrated education program, differently abled children are integrated into mainstream society. The Academy has a fully equipped computer education center; classes in music and home science; sports and cultural meets; and regular counseling and guidance sessions for differently abled children.
Intern Requirements
No specific qualification or skill requirements. However, the intern should possess the following qualities.

  • A passion to work with visually challenged children.
  • Basic understanding of the needs of the visually challenged (the Academy will help sensitize the intern).
  • Ability to adapt to situations.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Help in improving communication skills of the students.
  • Design a manual that outlines the approach used to improve communication skills.
    Assist in designing print and Braille manuals on basic computer education.
  • Prepare and motivate students to participate in dramatics, sports, and extra-curricular activities like handicrafts and arts.
  • Sensitize students about cultures of different countries and prepare them to present or perform a skit on the topic.
  • Provide support in administrative activities like creating effective presentations, reporting, web site development, and documentation.

Duration — 8-10 weeks
Address
Deepa Academy for the Differently Abled
No. 226/A/3 Tank Bund Road, Subramanya Nagar
Bangalore 560021
Karnataka
India
Contact — Murali C Sharma ([email protected])
E-mail[email protected]
Phone — +91 80 23471268

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