FDMSE and GAPEY jointly organized a three-day National Conference – 03- 05 Apr 2024

Seminar-Workshop: FDMSE and GAPEY jointly organized a three-day National Conference – 03- 05 Apr 2024
Type: Seminar-Workshop – Conference
Event Date: 03 Apr 2024
Venue: GKD Auditorium, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya
Campus: Coimbatore Campus

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A Three-day National Conference Titled “FOSTERING INCLUSIVE PRACTICES THROUGH SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES AND ADAPTED SPORTS FOR PwDs IN ATTAINING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS” was held on 03.04.2024 to 05.04.2024. The inaugural function of the programme was held on 03rd April 2024. The programme started with the prayer song and lighting of kuthuvilakku in the presence of Revered Swami Garishthanandaji Maharaj, Administrative Head, RKMVERI, Coimbatore Campus. Swami Buddhidanandaji maharaj, Assistant Administrative Head, RKMVERI, Coimbatore Campus blessed the gathering with his special address and Guest in chief address was given by Dr. Akhil S Paul, Director, Sense India International, Ahmedabad, Gujrat, Dr. N. Muthaiah, Dean, School of Rehabilitation and Sports Science, RKMVERI  welcomed the gathering and Dr. R. Giridharan, Associate professor & Head, GAPEY-RKMVERI  proposed vote of thanks, Dr. Sudha. A, Assistant Professor, FDMSE-RKMVERI  presented the theme of the conference.  In total 139 participants (FDMSE – 115 and GAPEY – 24) attended the programme (48 Male & 91 Female). Students and staff members from both the faculties were also present in the conference.  

There were 8 technical sessions based on the theme of the conference.  Apart from Technical Sessions, there were paper presentations and poster presentations by participants. On 05th April 2024, in the valedictory function of the programme, Professor Vinay Kumar Singh, Head of the Department, Department of Education of Group with Special Needs (DEGSN), NCERT, New Delhi presented special address and Swami Buddhidanandaji Maharaj, Assistant Administrative Head, RKMVERI, Coimbatore Campus gave valedictory address. Dr.D.Yuvaraj, Assistant Professor, GAPEY proposed vote of thanks. The feedback of the conference was given by three delegates. Certificates were distributed to delegates for participation, paper and poster presentations. The three-day conference concluded with National Anthem. Dr. Sudha A., Assistant Professor, FDMSE, RKMVERI, Coordinated the conference.

Date: 3rd, 4th & 5th April 2024

DAY I – 03.04.2024 (WEDNESDAY)
10:15 AM -10:30 AM TEA BREAK
10.30 AM- 12.00 PM Session- I Fostering Inclusive Practices through Special Education Services and Adapted Sports for Persons with Disability in Attaining Sustainable Development Goals Speaker 1
Dr. Akhil S Paul
Sense International India Ahmedabad, Gujarat
12.00 PM- 01.30 PM Session -2 Empowering Inclusion: Adaptive Sports and Sustainable Development for Persons with Disabilities Speaker 2
Dr. M. S. Nagarajan
Regional Sports Direction Special Olympics Bharath
01.30 PM – 2.15 PM LUNCH BREAK
02.15 PM – 03.45 PM Session -3 Universal Design for Learning and its Effective Implementation Speaker 3
Dr. Subha Chandrashekar
Rehabilitation Practitioner and Consultant Special Educator
Founder Director – ANUGRAHAM
03.45 PM – 04.00 PM TEA BREAK
04.00 PM – 05.15 PM Session -4 Implementing Inclusive Physical Activity Approaches for Young Children with Special Needs Speaker 4
Dr. P. Rajinikumar
Associate Professor, Department of Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University, Chennai
DAY II – 04.04.2024 (THURSDAY)
09.30 AM – 11.00 AM Session -5 Current Inclusive Pedagogical Practices Speaker 5
Dr. S. Venkatesan
Former Professor Department of Clinical Psychology, AIISH Mysuru , Karnataka
11.00 AM -11.15 PM TEA BREAK
11.15 PM -12.45 PM Session-6 Role and Significance of Occupational Therapy for Children with Developmental Delay Speaker 6
Prof. Sujata Missal
Director and Principal, Department of Occupational Therapy KMCH Coimbatore
12.45 PM – 01.45 PM LUNCH BREAK
01.45 PM – 03.15 PM Session -7 Equitable Inclusion: Adapting Sports Rules for Athletes with Disabilities Speaker 7
Dr. R. Giridharan
Associate Professor & HOD RKMVERI-GAPEY Coimbatore
03:15 PM – 04.45 PM Session – 8 PAPER/POSTER PRESENTATION BY DELEGATES Moderator : Dr.Sudha.A 04:00 P.M – 05.00 P.M
DAY III – 05.04.2024 (FRIDAY)
10.00 AM – 11.30 AM Session -9 National level Educational Initiatives on Equitable and Inclusive Education Speaker 8
Prof. Vinay Kumar Singh
HOD Department of Education of Groups with Special Needs (DEGSN) NCERT, New Delhi
11.30 AM -11.45 AM TEA BREAK
11.45 AM -01.30 PM Session -10 Paper / Poster Presentation by Delegates Moderator : Dr. S. Parween
01.30 PM – 02.30 PM LUNCH BREAK
02.30 PM – 04.00 PM Session – 11 Speech Language Issues of Children in Inclusive Classroom and its Remediation Speaker 9
Dr. Prithi Venkatesh
HoD, Department of Special Education, AIISH Mysore, Karnataka
04.00 PM – 04.30 PM TEA BREAK
Activity Coordinator(s)
Faculty/Staff Name Details
Sudha A (Primary Coordinator) FDMSE – Coimbatore Campus