Being the mother, father, brother or even grandmother or grandfather of a child with disabilities is also a special case, says the Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk. "For the first time as the Ministry, we prepared 12 course programs for the families of individuals who need special education"
The Ministry of National Education, which has decided to start full-time face-to-face education for students with special education needs as of Monday, October 26, adds new support activities for families. In parent training courses prepared by the General Directorate of Lifelong Learning, parents start classes just like them in order to improve their daily life, self-care and communication skills with their children and to receive emotional support. Minister of National Education Ziya Selçuk, who was a guest of a lesson in the course program at Mamak Public Education Center, was also with the parents. “As the Ministry, we prepared 12 course programs for the families of individuals who need special education for the first time,” said Selçuk, “We know that being the mother, father, sibling, even grandmother or grandfather of a child with disabilities is also a special situation. We want to give emotional support to our parents, to increase their knowledge and to facilitate their work with courses. " used the expression.
The Ministry of National Education launched new educational programs for the families of children in need of special education. These courses, which are organized in a wide range from 'Families of Individuals with Orthopedic Disabilities and Chronic Diseases to' Families of Individuals with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders, 'include many topics such as supporting the self-care, daily life, language and communication skills of individuals with special education needs. . In this context, Minister Ziya Selçuk was at Ankara Mamak Public Education Center to meet parents in a classroom atmosphere.
Before the lesson, Minister Selçuk chatted with the students in the kitchen and dry cleaning training workshop specially prepared for vocational courses and closely examined the products in the exhibition prepared by the trainees.
Minister Selçuk later listened to the teacher's presentation at the beginning of the lesson with the parents of the students who need special education, and at the end of the lesson, Ziya took the board as the teacher. Pointing out that there are 5 course programs belonging to 715 disability groups in order to increase the access of individuals who need special education to lifelong learning, Minister Selçuk continued as follows: “We increase the educational opportunities of our students, but we should support the parents of these children, that is, you. Because we know that being a mother, father, sibling or even a grandmother or grandfather of a child with disabilities is also a special situation. "
Stating that the Ministry has prepared 12 course programs for the families of individuals who need special education for the first time, Selçuk said, "We want to give you emotional support, increase your knowledge and facilitate your work with the courses you will choose according to your child's disability." said.
"While the courses in Public Education Centers are normally opened with 12 trainees, they will be opened here even with the request of one person." Minister Selçuk said, “It is possible for the courses to be in the evening or on the weekend, depending on the availability of the families of our children. These courses will continue for the families of our children who need special education. The number and variety of the courses can be increased in line with the needs and demands. " used the expressions.