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Birth That Changed a Nation: A New Model of Care and Inclusion

by Mithu Alur SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
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Pbk 308 pages
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A novel model of care—integrating education, treatment, and social and emotional development—that addresses the issues of people with disability. 

Foreword by Dr Samiran Nundy
Foreword by Dr Farokh Udwadia
Executive Summary
The First Birth: Malini Chib
The Second Birth: The Spastics Society of India
Contextual Analyses: Cerebral Palsy
Domain I. Education
Domain II. Treatment and Rehabilitation Unit
a. Parents in Partnerships
b. Manpower Training: Therapists
c. Aids and Appliances
Domain III. Child and Parents in Partnership
Domain IV. Training
Domain V. Capacity Building in the Community
Domain VI. Work Training Unit and the Skills Development Centre
People Behind the Scenes
Domain VII. (i) Expansion of Services on the National Level: From Schools to Institution Building
(ii) Expansion of Services on the International Level
a. International Collaborations
b. International Course: Community Initiatives in Inclusion (CII)
(iii) Economics and Sustainability
People Behind the Scenes
Domain VIII. Research and Transformation of Ideology: A Shift from Special Education to Inclusive Education
a. Special Schools versus Inclusive Schools
b. Research: Invisible Children: A Study of Policy Exclusion (1993–99)
c. Developing Sustainable Educational Inclusive Policy and Practice: UK, South Africa, Brazil and India—An International Research Study—UNESCO Project (2000)
d. The National Resource Centre for Inclusion (NRCI), an Indo-Canadian Project (1999–2004)
e. Developing Inclusive Education Practice in Early Childhood in Mumbai: The Whole Community Approach—UNICEF/SSI Project (2001)
f. Developing Rural Services—Mithu Alur Foundation (MAF) 2009
g. Developing a Sustainable District Model: Shiksha Sankalp (2010–13)
h. Developing a Code of Practice for Inclusive Education: Culturally Appropriate Policy and Practice (CAPP)
Domain IX. Policy and Macro-level Change: Legislation and Policy
a. Moving from Charity to Rights: ADAPT Rights Group (ARG)
b. Workshops, Seminars and Conferences
c. Engaging with Government: Striving to Make India a Disability-friendly Country
d. Media Coverage
Domain X. Results and Outcome and the Way Forward
a. The Impact: Overcoming Adversity Some Stories
b. Results and Outcome
c. Reflections, Discussion and the Way Forward
d. Ideology and Philosophy
Annexure I
Annexure II