Mahatma Gandhi University has established Institute of Research in Learning Disability (IRLD) under School of Behavioural Sciences, a unique department focuses on special education, rehabilitation and mental health of individual with disorders. The department also focuses on the human resources development for serving the differently-abled sections of the society.
IRLD has been established with the aim of conducting research studies to strengthening the inclusive education system by providing special in-service teachers of general education, to deal the students with learning disabilities in general class rooms.
IRLD with faculty members and researchers of School of Behavioural Sciences in the discipline of psychology, clinical psychology, special education, public health and social work contribute in the area of human resource development and training.
Student, teachers, managers, workers and health professionals are now in need of a support system in the way of information and training. Human potential can be utilized only through proper training. That is the underline factors behind the programmes of IRLD.
IRLD envisions to excel in the fled of learning disabilities and cater to the scholastic and developmental needs of the individual, through continuous creation of knowledge base.