HOME EDUCATION KIT AND STORY SET FOR SPECIAL CHILDRENThe Ministry of National Education initiated two new projects in an effort to support special education needs of special children with suitable methods and education materials.
First of the two new projects designed by the Director General for Special Education and Guidance Services of the Ministry of National Education is the Home Education Kit (EV-KİT) which will be used for children with special needs as early as possible in order to maximize their capacity.
EV-KİT includes education materials that can be easily used with the participation of family members at home and it aims at allowing special children to reinforce their cognitive knowledge.
The kit has 4 different contents for children with mild mental deficiency and autism; moderate and heavy mental deficiency and autism; hearing disability and visual disability. EV-KİT includes special, ergonomic and transportable printed, mechanical and digital materials according to the different needs of children.
The second project is the "Children of Special Children" book set which includes stories about respecting differences, compassion, friendship, solidarity and tolerance. It includes five books, animations and songs.
Minister of National Education Mahmut Özer noted that the projects concerning special children are among the prior subjects of the Ministry adding that:
"Due to this reason, we are designing new projects in an effort to support children with special needs and their families," said Minister Özer.