The Easy Learning Department

The Easy Learning Department The Easy Learning Department was founded at Dubai National School in 2003 for assessing and rehabilitating students with special educational needs. The idea was created from a deep understanding of the problem in the community of the United Arab Emirates. The department is considered the first in the country and specifically in Dubai.

The School has developed the SEN policy in accordance with the Federal Law 29/2006 and the Child Right Act of the United Nations to cater for the special need students in order to provide them with care and support to enable them to fulfill their potential in an inclusive environment.




Mission

  • Embracing Learning disabilities category and maintaining their rights in community.
  • Achieving psychological and social balance.
  • Achieving the goals of equal opportunities.
  • Promoting the child`s self esteem.
  • Changing the notion of learning difficulties in the educational community .



  • Vision

    Our department is committed to these values:


  • Transparency
  • Justice
  • Team Spirit



  • Objectives

  • Providing our students with extra support and challenges in learning.
  • Providing SEN students and their parents with full moral support, information, resources and
          encouragement.
  • Raising awareness, support, and guidance in the community towards learning difficulties.
  • Seeking to build bridges of cooperation and exchanging of expertise indifferent sectors as teachers,
          concerned government agencies, international institutions, colleges and others.
  • Providing SEN with speech & Language sessions.
  • Preparing and designing diagnostic tests.
  • Implementing the IEPs and remedial plans.



  • Student`s Categories:

  • Behavioral, Social, Emotional
  • Sensory
  • Physical Disability
  • Medical Condition or Health related Disability.
  • Speech and Language Disorders
  • Communication and Interaction
  • Assessed Syndrome
  • General Learning Difficulties (LD1, LD2, PMLD)
  • Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia)



  • The Easy Learning Section Units:

  • Special Classes.
  • Resources Rooms.
  • Diagnostic unit which includes (Speech & language, and psycho academic diagnosis).
  • IEPs & programs implementation unit.
  • Counseling & Parent support unit.
  • Training and skills development unit.
  • Speech & Language unit.
  • Reforming Conduct unit.
  • Information Technology Unit.
  • Art unit.
  • Physical Education unit.



  • SEN Admission conditions:

  • The targeted students are accepted from the first grade to the twelfth grade.
  • The SEN must be consulted by doctors and have a medical report that describes his or her medical case.
  • The referral side must be SEN parents, centers or schools.
  • Analysis of the student performance (attention, behavior, work completion, tests, class work) in
          coordination with a special committee.
  • SEN disability shouldn`t be severe or multiple.
  • SEN must have the ability to be integrated within a group in order to get the proper educational support.
  • Parents are requested to fill in a form (SEN Profile) upon registration where they should declare any
          specific needs their child may have. Parents are requested to provide documents from specialized
          institutions that describe the case.
  • Assessing the mental capacity to identify and assess IQ and speech and language and assessing learning
          disabilities identifications.