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Disability Unit

The Centre of Special Education, SNDT Women’s University had been selected by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to establish a Disability Unit under its Scheme of Higher Education for Persons with Special Needs (HEPSN) in order that such opportunities are made available to the people with disabilities. The Unit, has been established to develop awareness about needs of persons with disabilities within the University and College system and to provide necessary guidance and counseling to the disabled individuals, joining higher education.


The Learning Centre for Children with Special Needs:
An Experimental Learning Centre where a team of qualified, experienced, dedicated teachers, caters to children with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, Learning Disabilities, Pervasive Developmental Disorders and those who are Slow Learners. The levels of education include classes at early intervention, preprimary, intermediate, prevocational, preparatory National Institute of Open Schooling.

CARE (Compensatory And Remedial Education)

A unit set up to deal with the varied educational to behavioral needs of children with Learning Disabilities. Through the development of appropriate learning strategies & behavior management techniques students are prepared for National Institute of Open Schooling.

Research and Assessment Unit

A diagnostic unit for assessing children with problems in learning and poor scholastic performance, This unit works like an outpatient department, through appointments only. Cases are referred by parents, teachers, doctors or therapists. The assessment is done for the purpose of placement and intervention.
+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