Sakshi Sethi, Consultant (Advisor & Trainer): Special Needs
A competent professional, Ms. Sakshi Sethi has close to 16 years' experience of working and training children with learning difficulties in mainstream school setting. Ms. Sakshi Sethi is the Advisor for Special Needs Department at Ambience Public School, New Delhi. She is responsible for teaching and training the school staff on understanding and working with children with special needs.
She has been instrumental in setting up the special needs department at premier Institutes like Step By Step School, Noida, Amity International School, Saket amongst them. She was responsible for training, guiding and mentoring both special educators within her department and mainstream teachers. Sakshi feels "the need of the hour is to train mainstream teachers and should be taken up on a war footing by all schools". An exceptionally talented and versatile teacher, Ms. Sakshi Sethi strongly believes in inclusion apart from providing specialized instructions to pupils with differential learning needs. She believes in children's capacity to learn irrespective of how severely a child may be affected and her dedication and relentless work with children make her a role model.
A constant seeker and learner Sakshi is currently training to be a Certified Dyslexia Therapist. She is taking a two year Multisensory Structured Language Therapy Training Programme, 'Sounds In Syllables' for students who struggle with reading, writing and spelling. Sakshi has conducted many training workshops for special educators and mainstream teachers as well as helped shape policy and practice for special needs in mainstream school settings. Her workshops and training for parents and consistent, intense work with children have seen many children achieve success in learning.
Passionate about her work, she believes that all children, including those with special educational needs, have a right to school life.