Inclusive school in Mumbai or Navi Mumbai

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Violetlight 2014-07-30 13:03:48



As Aditi said in the other thread, pls try to take help from shadow teacher. One child whom I know was in need for shadow teacher for around nine months. Then school slowly reduced the number of hrs of shadow teacher.

Since you are in Powai, pls enquire in GM Shetty school also. They have different curriculum from stateboard to IB. There are spl need teachers helping children after school hours and as pullout sessions from regular class timings in IB atleast.

I don't live in Mumbai. we visited school since we had a plan to shift to Mumbai.

best wishes


76powaimum 2014-07-31 16:05:42


@ violetlight
thanks .. I also came to know abt sm Shetty IB. Still trying to find out how to get a shadow teacher. Any idea how much it costs per month.

Violetlight 2014-07-31 16:54:44

pls refer the above thread. One member has given a institute details who gives training for shadow teacher.

best wishes


NewToMumbai 2014-12-07 10:07:35


Hello all,

i am finding myself in a similar situation. My daughter is almost 6 years old, a kindergartener in US and we are moving to navi Mumbai in next couple 2 to 3 months. I started searching about Mumbai and found this website very useful. My daughter is high functioning but has lot of attention, sensory and behaviour issues. She currently goes to an inclusive program in public school and receives speech and occupational therapies with an aide in the class. The student teacher ratio is 20:1 in the class on top of which she has a shadow teacher (aide). 

Any reviews about reliance foundation school. I heard they have inclusion program.  I noticed from this chain that many people moved to navi Mumbai last year. Can you please share your experiences? My main focus is less teacher child ratio and teachers should be encouraging. 

They should actually support special need kid and not just say it on paper.

frank 2015-02-24 10:47:41



I was reading the posts on this forum, Most of them are more than a year old.

I wanted to know if there any schools in kandivali west or malad west which provide services of  trained shadow teachers even if there is a cost attached to it .We are currently residing abroad and plan to return back to Mumbai. My girl  will soon be 4 years old and needs help in maintaining her attention span, and completing activities given to her in her pre-school. Although her diagnosis is not conclusive, but so far she has had a delay in all her development milestones although she eventually gets there. We are also  planning to give her OT, speech and other therapies in mumbai. We want to enroll her to an inclusive school or preschool which allows shadow teachers with a low teacher-student ratio.

It will be of immense help to us if we get the information asap since we have been told that most schools have already closed admissions and it might be tough to get her enrolled in Jr.KG


safq 2015-02-24 14:08:58


Hi Frank,
I know one school, not in Kandivali but near i.e. Goregaon East (Gokuldham) area, run by Goenka Associates.

Not sure whether it will suit your need or not which you can identify after the consultation with the school only. But they do have a multidisciplinary / integrated approach with the following facilities and run different programs for kids based on what stage the kid in the development milestone. This facility is linked to their Yashodham regular school which is quite popular in that area.

o Psychologisto Occupational Therapisto Remedial Educatorso Language Enhancement Therapiesto Speech Therapis

Hope this will help.
I would like to hear from others about the feedback of other schools, like Reliance (somebody mentioned above). more we share better it is. 


NewToMumbai 2015-04-16 03:56:10


hello all,

i recently moved from US to navi mumbai. My 6 year old daughter has mild to moderate autistic characteristics, poor eye contact, attention deficit and very poor listening skills along with behavior issues. she has developmental delays, a big part of it being vision. she seems to be confusing/firgetting left/right directions and writing mirror images for last 3 months. she is highly sensory (she asked to switch off the fan)

she started attending podar at powai  but feeling lost like 76powaimum.  i am in real need of advice of which schools and area is best for therapists and some references for occupational therapy, vision therapy or dyslexia issues.


76powaimum 2015-04-16 06:20:55


Hi. My son in First and now and I am looking for a shadow teacher in Powai area for morning shift school. Plz let me know if anyone knows and agency or institutes number. Thanks a lot. 

NewToMumbai 2015-04-16 08:52:56


Hi 76powaimum, my daughter is also in grade 1 in a powai school. This is our first scool exp in Mumbai. It seems way different than in usa. Would you please be able to guide me. Can you please private message me


ARYANN24 2015-10-26 14:08:49


         I am from Mumbai...I am looking for shadow teacher for my son. He is studying in Euro School Airoli , 1st standard..
Please if you can give me some contact details..


MAK2016 2016-07-19 13:46:59


Can some one provide me details of good speech therapist.
We r living in airoli navimumbai.Rectently returned from USA almost 2 months.
My son has some autism symptoms..
Plz plz do email me any details or futher action to be take.

angelsmom 2016-09-09 14:21:12


Hi MAK2016,
i to have a LD daughter and we were taking her to Thane Navpada for Speech therapy.
you can simpley serch for Vikas speech therapy on google.


ARYANN24 2016-10-19 10:43:07


Hello Violet

     I am looking for a Shadow teacher for my 7 year old son Studying in Euro School Airoli.. Please let me know if you have any contact were i can look for it.

newone 2017-08-04 11:09:24


Dear Parents,
Kindly provide your feedback on the schools you have had experience with anywhere in Mumbai.
Your input matters.
Thank you!

chakrablr 2018-03-29 17:47:34


Hi, Can anyone of you suggest the list of inclusive schools in Navi Mumbai.. I'm shifting to Navi Mumbai with my family in April 2018 and need to get my son admitted into a school. He is mild autistic and is 9 years old. We're looking for an admission into Class II. Thanks...

Pry08 2019-12-04 19:45:56


@violet light Hello, I just came across this site... I am also dealing with the same I have daughter who last month turn 4 now I am looking her to admit her into the school but not sure which school to chose or is most preferable for her as she finds difficult in socializing, concentrating and few things as you know autistic child does... please share information if you have and also the experience... like every other parent I am also very curious and at the same time want to provide safe and caring environment for my daughter to live her life stress free...n hassle free. Thank you...for your initiative you have took here to discuss on this very important concern and it's very helpful and feel like don't worry you're not alone and with everyone's support we could come to some conclusion and what is best for our child.

Vaibhav27 2020-05-20 01:35:00


@Violetlight - I am in exactly the same situation right now as you were 7 years back. Can you please share any recommendations for special education schools in Mumbai/Navi Mumbai based on your experience?

Bhanu123 2021-08-21 11:43:52


Mam. I am ready to shift in Mumbai Can you please guide regarding admission in inclusive setup near andheri

pooja58 2022-06-19 21:34:42


Hii you can connect with me.

Ravi1976Sarang 2022-07-16 18:26:38


Hi @Pooja58, I am in exact situation that Violetlight was in 7 years back. I am looking for similar setup in Mumbai/Navi-Mumbai. Can someone help regarding this? You can connect with me on +971562169857 Regards, Ravindra S.

pooja58 2022-07-16 21:26:27


Hello. We have inclusive set up in andheri west for special children.


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