The thrust areas of research of the department are
ASD, Learning Difficulties
Early Childhood Special Education
Bench marking the service models as best services
Upgrading these service models as research centers
Research topics currently on at the department include
Effectiveness of selected methods on skills training in persons with ASD
School readiness skills training for children with ASD
- Individualized training Vs Group training for children with ASD
- Remedial teaching for children with learning problems
Dr. A.T. Thressiakutty developed a life skills curriculum for persons with disability for Bhutan (under printing)
Dr. A.T. Thressiakutty published a paper “awareness on existing assessment tools for children with intellectual disability: special educators’ perspective in Research Highlights.
Papers Presented in National and International Conferences / Seminars
Dr. A.T. Thressiakutty presented a paper during International seminar conducted by NIEPMD on “Sustainable development among persons with multiple disability” on 29th Feb 2016
Dr. A.T. Thressiakutty presented a paper at international conference on recent trends in special education on 11th & 12th February 2017.
Dr. A.T. Thressiakutty presented a paper at national conference on inclusive education on 1st to 12th April 2017.
Dr. A.T. Thressiakutty presented a paper at CRE on 6-8 January 2016.
Dr. A.T. Thressiakutty presented a paper on curriculum for transition from school in January 2017.
MrsM. Aparna presented a paper on ‘ recent trends in special education for young persons with special needs’ at munnur, Kerala on 12-02-2017
Mrs. Sally Catherene presented a paper on ‘ role of technology and special education’ at munnur, Kerala on 12-02-2017
Mr. G. Shivaraju delivered a lecture on ‘Tuning mainstream classroom environment-aural, oral communication’ at AYJNISHD, SRC on 11-11-2016
Mr. G. Shivaraju delivered a lecture on ‘Assessment and teaching of spelling and arithmetic to children with hearing impairment’ at AYJNISHD, SRC on 18-05-2017