• Special Education

    A team of RCI Certified Special Educators work with our children at WARDS.

    • • Individualized Education Program (IEP) is prepared for every child which spells out a child’s learning needs, goal setting, how progress will be measured.
    • • We provide various services like Individualized learning, one-on-one supportand teaching aids.
    • • Academic Curriculum involves Reading, Writing, Basic Math, Colouring, Fine and Gross Motor Activities, Story Telling, Concepts like, money, time, etc., Communication skills (Expressive and Receptive Language).
    • • Educational visits to malls, police station, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, HAL museum and Bannerghatta National Park.
    • • Non-Academic (Functional Academic) Curriculum involves Pre-Vocational Activities like Gardening, Social Skills, Self-help Skills.
    • • Children are encouraged to participate in all competitions held for special needs children like painting, drawing, dramatics, quiz, cultural, sports etc.
  • Vocational Training

    Vocational Training is being provided in the following skills:

    • • Weaving
    • • Handicrafts
    • • Candle making
    • • Paper covers
    • • Envelopes
    • • Block printing
    • • Paper plate making
    • • Peeling vegetables, chopping, Making sprouts (soaking, measuring, weighing, packing and selling)
    • • Xerox – Training them to Xerox.
  • Digital Skills Training Program

    In collaboration with CGI IT Company and Amba Training Centre (who are specialized in training intellectually challenged children) we have a fully equipped Computer Lab. Our Special Educator trained with Amba Training Centre trains selected children in Digital Skills with the aim of providing employment to these children in future.

  • Kick-Start Program

    Individual Sessions are taken for children who cannot fit in the classroom environment. They are trained individually until they are ready to be in a classroom setting.

  • Meal Program

    A nutritious snack (like Sprouts, Chana, Raagi porridge etc.) at 10.30 AM and Mid-day meals at 12.15 PM is provided every day to all children and staff at WARDS. The meals are prepared in the WARDS premises with great care for hygiene and quality.

  • ID Cards and Welfare Schemes

    We provide assistance in getting Aadhar cards, UDID cards (disability cards), Psychiatric Assessments, Scholarships, Railway Concession, Niramaya Cards, Pension etc. We assist the parents in filling forms, taking appointments, and guiding them with the procedure.

  • Out-Reach Program

    As a part of this our Special Educator takes classes 5 days a week for children with learning disability at various government schools. These children also receive physiotherapy and speech therapy services according to their needs.

    Our Outreach Team also visits various Government hospitals and primary health centres for identifying children requiring help. Our Staff goes on a survey with a community worker to nearby areas and we identify intellectually and physically children who cannot come to school regularly due to their health issues . Our Outreach Team visit their houses periodically to provide Special Education and Therapy based on their assessment. Parents of these children are also given counselling.

  • Sports

    Selected children get trained in various sports like Football, Cricket, Running, Long Jump, Shot put, Cycling and marathons at WARDS. Our Physical Trainer and a Special Educator accompanies them for various inter-school fests and marathons in Bangalore and also in other places.

  • Adult Day care Program

    We have a few adults who continue to attend school and we keep them engaged in various activities during the day and in vocational section under supervision.

  • Parental Counselling Program

    Parents are given counselling regularly and specifically when the need arises. A Psychologist volunteers at WARDS for this cause.

  • Trainings and workshops for special educators

    There are ongoing trainings, workshops and presentations to upgrade their knowledge and skills. Our teachers regularly participate and attend workshops outside too.

  • Internships

    We allow students from schools and colleges to intern with us for a given period of time. Letter from the college is mandatory.


    At WARDS Special School we make sure a balance is sought for every child by integrating teaching and learning in his or her social life.

  • Self-Help Skills

    Children are taught activities of daily living (ADL’s) like toileting, grooming, brushing, buttoning, domestic skills like folding and ironing clothes, washing vessels, sweeping, mopping, cleaning, dusting etc.

  • Social and Communication Skills

    Children are encouraged and given opportunities to interact with each other during circle time, group activities, play time, shopping activity which in turn helps them to cultivate appropriate social behaviour. Children are engaged in free play, exercise, sports, yoga, dance, indoor and outdoor games.

    Health Programs

  • Physiotherapy

    The goal of Physical Therapy is to help each child to move as much as possible and experience movement. Physical Therapy also helps with balance, posture, strength, independent safe movement, coordination, range of motion and mobility. The therapist works with each child on a consultation basis and interacts with the teachers and staff to ensure that movement and strengthening are part of the child's daily routine.

  • Speech Therapy

    The goal of Speech Therapy varies according to the child’s requirements and abilities. Speech and language therapy involves language stimulation and production of speech and focusses on improving Quality of Voice, Oral Motor Skills, Receptive language, Articulation, Fluency Expressive language and Social skills.

  • Occupational Therapy

    Occupational therapy concentrates on skill development in an activity-based setting. Therapeutic intervention is used to develop those underlying skills important for learning like Fine motor coordination, Sensory-motor processing, Visual motor and visual perceptual skills and Activities of daily living.

  • Music Therapy

    Music can have a dramatic effect on people with special needs. Music can stimulate both hemispheres of the brain simultaneously and aids in improving cognitive activity and self-awareness so that someone with autism can interact more effectively with others. Music can help people with cerebral palsy to receive important cognitive benefits leading to improvements in dexterity, fine and gross motor function, concentration, alertness, and the reduction of muscle tension. Individuals who struggle with ADD or ADHD can benefit from music for Impulse control. We perform music therapy in small groups.

  • Drama Therapy

    Drama therapy is the use of theatre techniques to facilitate personal growth and promote mental health. It uses role play, voice work, movement and storytelling to help clients explore and solve personal and social problems. It can be helpful for building self confidence and a sense of trust in your environment.

  • Mental & Physical Health Program

    • • General Health Check-ups: A general physician visits WARDS twice in a week for general health check-up for all our children.
    • • Psychiatric evaluation: Periodic visits are scheduled for the children with our Psychiatrist. Parents and the respective teacher accompany the child for these visits.
    • • Dental and Eye Exams: Periodic health camps are conducted in WARDS premises for dental and eye exams for children. The children are further referred to other hospitals for treatments or surgeries if required. We work with the hospitals to help the parents arrange for the surgeries and treatments.
    • • Counselling: A Psychologist provides counselling for children and parents.
    • • Surgical interventions: If any child requires any surgery, we assist the parents in raising funds for the surgery.
    • • We have camps on our premises for Dental and Eye Exams.
    • • Yoga: Our children do yoga daily as part of our curriculum.