Workshop using Drama to Improve Self-Expression
of Children with Full or Partial Visual Impairment at
Sethu Bhaskara Matriculation Higher Secondary School
on February 17th and 20th, 2015
Magdalene Jeyarathnam, Director of East West Center for Counselling and Training conducted a workshop on Feb 17th and 20th, 2015 using Drama and Movement; which was specifically designed for a group of students that included 8 students from the Sethu Bhaskara Mat. Higher Sec. School and 8 students from the same school, who had partial or full visual impairment. The focus of the workshop was to have an inclusive group and to encourage students with self-expression.
Self-Expression is the ability to express one's feelings through storytelling, writing, art, music, dance and drama. Using these various art forms, we are able to motivate young children to express their inner feelings.
This workshop was organized by Mrs. Prema Seetharam, Vice-President of the National Association for the Blind, Tamil Nadu State Branch and her team.
Special thanks to Mrs. Prema Seetharam, Vice-President of the National Association of the Blind, Tamil Nadu State Branch and her team for organizing this 2-day workshop.
Thank you teachers, parents and students who helped make this workshop a success.