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Special Needs Education Program (SNEP)

Materials Production in Braille and in Large Print

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The Philippine Printing House for the Blind (PPHB), in cooperation with the Resources for the Blind, Inc. (RBI), produced textbooks in Braille and in large print.  Seven hundred twenty six (726) volumes of Braille textbooks were produced and issued.

Resource Materials for Children with Special Needs

Development of needs-based/learner centered materials through textbooks in Braille

Textbooks in Braille and in large print were produced by the Philippine Printing House for the Blind (PPHB) in cooperation with the Resources for the Blind (RBI) Inc. through Braille computers.

 

The production outputs include the following:

 

119 volumes of Braille textbooks and 8 volumes of instructional materials were encoded

Ink print copies of 47 books with the blind proofreaders in 215 volumes in Braille were read, 240 volumes of Braille books were proofread in second reading, 66 volumes of Braille books were edited, 108 volumes of Braille books were embossed, corrections in 167 volumes were entered

 

Issued

206 reams of practice paper

37 sets of pocket slate ands stylus

3 reams of master paper

3 boxes of Braillon

5,487 volumes of Braille textbooks

       

Finalization and Production of Handbook on Headstart Program for Creative, Gifted and Talented Pupils in Public Elementary Schools

A foundation program for 4-5 year old children who manifest superior intelligence beyond their chronological age, this activity was undertaken to address the educational, aesthetic and social needs of these children and to ascertain how learning challenges will bring out the best from each child.  This will help the parents who continuously seek advice from the school and/or teachers on how to meet the needs of their gifted/talented children.  Production of 500 copies of Handbooks is on-going.

Handbook on Educating Children with Behavior Problems

This Handbook responds to the need of SPED teachers, administrators and supervisors handling children and youth with behavior problems. Revision and finalization by experts was undertaken at the Teachers Camp,Baguio City on May 17-21, 2004.  Production is tentatively scheduled in April 2005.

Handbook on School Sports for Children with Disabilities

This Handbook responds to the need of SPED teachers, handling adapted physical education for children and youth with physical disabilities. Revision and finalization by experts was undertaken at the Teachers Camp,Baguio City on May 17-21, 2004.  Production is tentatively scheduled in April 2005.

Production of the Learning package for Children with Autism

A total of 500 copies each of the eight learning areas were produced as guide for teachers actually handling children with autism.   This learning package is to be utilized by SPED teachers, administrators and supervisors actually handling children with autism.

Seminar Material Production in Braille and in Large Print

The materials for the blind and low vision especially the textbooks for the elementary and secondary levels are being computerized in Braille and in Large print.  PPHB staff encoded and transcribed and proofread these materials.

Production of Portage Materials

This is a reprinting of the Filipino Adaptation of the Portage Guide to Early Education in collaboration with the Philippine Association for the Retarded.

 

Each set consists of checklist for teaching instruction and a manual of operation. Editing and revision of materials were completed already.

Training Course in Organization, Administration and Supervision (OAS) in Special Education

This is a scholarship training for administrators and supervisors of regular and  special schools/centers/classes, which was offered at the Philippine Normal University, Taft, Manila.  It is a non-degree course that runs for one semester with a ten - week practicum while the second and final term is for one summer.  It aims to equip administrators and supervisors with a working knowledge on the objectives, philosophy and strategies for inclusion of children with special needs and to provide administrators and supervisors with the knowledge and skills in the management and supervision of special education.  There were fifteen (15) administrators and supervisors relates from the divisions of  San Carlos City , Nueva Vizcaya, Quezon, Bacolod City, Mandaue city, Tacloban City, Osamiz City, Davao City, Sairgao City and Caloocan City. Ten scholars were funded by the BEE while 5 scholars coming from the SRA provinces such as Capiz, Eastern Samar, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Sur and CAR were funded by TEEP.  The program will commence in the 2nd semester of 2005.

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Training of School Administrators on Inclusive Education

This project aims to train school administrators on  inclusive education preferably those with organized classes and integrated programs in Special Education..  Some 480 school administrators from the 16 regions were recipients of this training.  This program which was managed by the trainers from each region was  funded by Christoffel Blindenmission International, ( CBMI)

Provision of Technical Assistance on Inclusive Education for Children with Special Needs

Sixty-five (65) teachers and  administrators were trained on Inclusive     Education in the Division of Ifugao. 

 

The training though not part of the Division Plan, was conducted per request of the division concerned.         

Provision of Technical Assistance on Inclusive Education for Children in Need of Special Protection in Public Elementary Schools

This program provides training or teachers and administrators on inclusive education in the divisions/districts which do not provide or have limited educational programs and services or children with special needs. There were sixty five (65) teachers and administrators were trained in the Division of Ifugao   

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Summer Training Program for Teachers of the Visually Impaired

The summer training programs for teachers of the visually impaired were conducted at the following venues:  Luzon; 61 teachers attended the training at the Philippine Normal University, Taft Ave. Manila on April 12-May 7, 2004, Visayas; eighteen  (18) teachers attended the training at the Cebu Normal University on April 12-May 7, 2004 and for Mindanao; fifteen (15) teachers attended the training at the University of Southeastern Philippines on April 12- May 7, 2004.

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Summer Training Program for Teachers of Children with Mental Retardation

There were three venues for this training namely: Luzon; forty three (43)  teachers attended the training at Immaculate Heart of Mary Retreat House, Baguio City on April 26-30, 2004, Visayas; forty three (43) teachers attended the training at the ECOTECH, Cebu City on May 17-21, 2004 and for Mindanao twenty nine (29) teachers attended the training at RELC , Davao City on April 12-16, 2004.

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