Tamil Nadu State Government – Special Education schemes for differently abled children through 25 Government Special Schools, 58 Aided Special Schools, 182 Unaided Special Schools and Municipal Schools.
Following facilities are provided to the disabled children studying in the special schools:
1. Free Special School Education, free boarding and lodging.
2. four sets of uniforms free of cost every year.
4. Reader Allowance for the Blind
5. Scribe Assistance
6. Free bus pass
7. Braille Books
8. Aids and Appliances such as tricycles, hearing aids, folding sticks, goggles etc.
|Gist of the Scheme||Special Education|
Visually impaired, Hearing impaired, Mentally
Retarded and Locomotor Differently Abled persons are provided with free special education, Vocational Traning, boarding and
lodging. Four sets of Uniforms and Text books
are given at free of cost every year.
|Eligibility Criteria||Differently Abled Children aged 5 years and|
above (in case of Hearing Impaired children:
2 years and above).
|Whether form of application is prescribed and particulars to be|
|Yes. Prescribed formats are available with Head|
Masters/Principals of Special Schools.
|Certificates to be enclosed||Copy of the National Identity Card for Differently|
Abled and Birth Certificate
|Officer to whom the application is to be submitted||District Differently Abled Welfare Officer / Head|
Master of the Government Special School for
Differently Abled concerned.
|Grievances, if any, to be|
|Principal Secretary / State Commissioner for the|
State Resource cum Training Centre Campus, Jawaharlal Nehru Inner Ring Road,
K.K. Nagar, Chennai – 600 078. Ph: 044-24719947 / 48 / 49