the year 2001-02, the Research and Development Wing (RWD) of
the School (started in co-operation with Prof. J. J. Ghosh, Ex-Centenary
Professor of Bio-Chemistry, Calcutta University) continued their research
activities with major emphasis on the following two projects.
improving the Science Subjects learning by the visually handicapped
children in the class room:
attention has been given towards facilitating the successful learning
of science subject by teaching. Suggestion have been made for improving
the thinking power of the students while listening to the class lectures.
Instead of the ordinary blackboard in the class, the Visually Handicapped
students should be taught to use their "mental blackboard".
A study of the perceptual assessment of the visually handicapped school
students has been undertaken towards assessing and improving the perceptual,
communicative and motivational abilities of the visually handicapped
students by using different testing system like
Grasping by hand of stick held at different spatial positions.
(ii) Identification, Discrimination and Differentiation of common
materials of daily use.
systems and the assessment procedures have been standardized in the
school by Dr. Debabrata Chowdhuri in collaboration with Prof. J. J.