On November 5, 2023, Eco International School (EIS) hosted a special education presentation by OrbRom Center. The event, held at the school’s Boeung Snor Campus, was designed to raise awareness and provide valuable learning opportunities about special needs. The presentation drew a diverse audience of parents, teachers, caregivers, and community members eager to learn more about supporting children with special needs.
Understanding Special Needs
The presentation kicked off with an overview of special needs, highlighting the various types of learning and developmental differences that can affect children. Participants gained insights into the challenges faced by individuals with special needs, including communication barriers, sensory processing difficulties, and behavioral issues.
Identifying Children with Special Needs
Early identification of special needs is crucial for timely intervention and support. The presentation emphasized the importance of recognizing signs of developmental delays or atypical behaviors, encouraging parents, teachers, and caregivers to seek professional evaluation if concerns arise.
Supporting Children with Special Needs
The core of the presentation focused on strategies for supporting children with special needs. Participants learned about various educational approaches, including individualized education programs (IEPs), differentiated instruction, and assistive technology. The importance of collaboration between parents, teachers, and specialists was also underscored.
Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment
The presentation concluded with a discussion on fostering an inclusive learning environment. Participants explored strategies for promoting acceptance and understanding of special needs among peers, creating a supportive classroom culture, and adapting curriculum and activities to accommodate diverse learning needs.
OrbRom Center is making a profound difference in the lives of children with learning differences and their families in Cambodia. They are providing these children with the support and resources they need to thrive and reach their full potential.