In its endeavor to produce trained professionals SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai, established the Department of Special Education in 1977. This Department is first of its kind to offer Special Education Training at degree level to women graduates to teach and manage children with various exceptionalities. All children can reach their optimum potential if given the opportunity, required resources and a skilled teacher. Special Education aims to meet the needs of children with diverse needs. Today, the Department of Special Education, besides conducting training programs that are disability specific, also conducts several short term programmes that are geared towards developing professionals for inclusive education..