My Research Papers

Building Inclusion with Special Needs Populations: A Social Inclusion Model Using Arts Practices

Presented at the International Conference on Inclusive Collaborative Practices in Inclusive Settings by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 2022.  

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Exploring the impact of Arts-Based Curriculum and Pedagogy in the context of Inclusive Community Living for Individuals with Special Needs

Research conducted at Snehadhara Foundation in 2022. 

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Arts Based Therapy to Create Empathetic, Inclusive Learning Spaces- An Eastern Perspective

Presented in the Scientific Session at the 6th International Conference of Sivus International on Intellectually Challenged : A Life of Truth and Trust, 4th and 5th Oct 2018, Kolkatta.

Arts Based Therapy for enabling peer to peer social interaction between neurotypical children and those with special needs

National Conference on Models of Best Practices in empowerment of persons with disabilities, Oct 16-17, 2015

Organized by NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR EMPOWERMENT OF PERSONS WITH MULTIPLE DISABILITIES (NIEPMD),Dept. of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, (Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India) Chennai, Tamil Nadu in collaboration with INTER UNIVERSITY CENTRE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES (IUCDS) SCHOOL OF BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala and Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi.

Community Connections – Indigenous Adaptations and Inclusive Education

International Conference on  “Inclusive Education – Perspectives and Challenges”,   6th and 7th March 2015 Organized by KARNATAKA STATE OPEN UNIVERSITY Department of Studies & Research in Education, Mysore-06, Karnataka, India in Collaboration with CBR Network, Bangalore

Holistic Learning and Inclusion for Children with Developmental Delays in Motor, Language & Cognition

This ABT action research project conducted with a heterogeneous group of six children with special needs (ADHD, ASDs, Learning Difficulties, Speech Impairment and Down’s syndrome) in an inclusive environment along with neurotypical children. This project was awarded the 1st place in the ABT Batch of 2011 by WCCLF, Pune