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Focus areas

Teacher Training, Research


In its endeavor to produce trained professionals S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Mumbai established the Department of Special Education in 1977, which later (1997) became the Centre of Special Education. The first of its kind to offer Special Education Training at degree level to women graduates to teach and manage children with various exceptionalities. All children can reach their optimum potential if given the opportunity, required resources and a skilled teacher. Special Education aims to meet the needs of children with disabilities. Today, the Centre of Special Education, besides conducting training programs that are disability specific, also conducts several short term projects/programmes that are geared towards developing professionals for Inclusive Education.

Our Goals

- Teacher Training
- Development of Innovative practices and research
- Conducting outreach programs

Our Mission

- Nurturing, Enabling and Empowering People with

Our Vision

- To develop Centre of Special Education into Centre of
  Advanced studies with best practices of International

- To acquire excellence in special needs education

- Teacher Training

- Innovative practices and research

- Outreach program

- To maintain high degree of professionalism and ethics

- To develop community partnership

- To work towards development of an egalitarian society
+91-22-26602307 / +91-22-26611506

Centre of Special Education,
SNDT Women’s University
Juhu Tara Road,
Mumbai 400 049
Head of Department
Dr. Preeti Verma
• Ph. D. (Special Education)
• M. Ed. (Special Education)
• B. Ed. (Special Education)
• P.G. Diploma in Management of Learning Disability

Teaching Faculty
• Dr. Preeti Verma (Head & Professor)
• Prof. Sujata Bhan, Professor
• Ms. Apoorva Panshikar, Asst. Professor