Our research programme undertakes qualitative and quantitative research projects to measure and document practice in the areas of special education and rehabilitation. The papers on best practice are sent for publication to international journals and are shared, via podium and poster presentations, at regional and international academic conferences.

Our presentations and publications have included: Centre and Staff Publication

  • Borgestig M, Al Khatib I, Masayko S, Hemmingsson H. The Impact of Eye-gaze Controlled Computer on Communication and Functional Independence in Children and Young People with Complex Needs - A Multicenter Intervention Study. Dev Neurorehabil. 2021 Apr 19:1-14. doi:10.1080/17518423.2021.1903603. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33872136.
  • Hsieh, Y.-H.; Borgestig, M.; Gopalarao, D.; McGowan, J.; Granlund, M.; Hwang, A.-W.;Hemmingsson, H. Communicative Interaction with and without Eye-Gaze Technology between Children and Youths with Complex Needs and Their Communication Partners. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 5134 Read More
  • Nadkarni, S., Sumi, S. and Ashok, D., 2012. Enhancing Eye-Hand Coordination with Therapy Intervention to Improve Visual-Spatial Abilities using ‘The Re-training Approach’ in Children with Down Syndrome: Three Case Studies. Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development, 23(2), pp.107–120. DOI: Read More
  • Banu, Shameem., and Leason, D Laurie., “Effectiveness of Orton–Gillingham approach to a student with a learning disability: A case study report,” Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies, Nov-Dec 2019, vol. 7, issue 55, pp.13412-13423, Online ISSN 2278-8808
  • Shameem Banu Showkath Hussain, "Poor tactile dysfunction in children with autism", International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT), and ISSN: 2320-2882, Volume.8, Issue 3, And pp.2017-2022, March 2020
  • Shameem Banu Showkath Hussain, ‘’ A Descriptive Analysis Of Error And Error Correction In Orton-Gillingham Lesson”, Volume – 10, Issue - 6, June – 2020, PRINT ISSN No. 2249 - 555X, DOI : 10.36106/ijar
  • Khatib IA, Sonnappa L, Rao DG et al. Effectiveness of physical fitness training in students with disabilities. Int J Health Sci Res. 2018; 8(6):137-145.

Extramural research project

We encourage Academicians, Research Scholars and University Students to approach us for their research projects/dissertations. We look forward to being part of a collaborative research project which will help to generate best practices in the field of education and rehabilitation.

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Research publications

Case Studies

Effectiveness of Physical Fitness Training in Students with Disabilities

A descriptive analysis of error and error correction in orton-gillingham lesson

Poor tactile dysfunction in children with autism

Effectiveness Of Orton–gillingham Approach To A Student With Learning Disability

Communicative interaction with and without eye-gaze technology between children and youths

How did children with complex care needs affect during the lockdown due to the covid-19 pandemic?