Special Boarding School No.2 in Shuvalan settlement of Khazar district

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Special Boarding School No.2 for children with retarded health condition in Shuvalan settlement of Khazar district, Baku city, has been reconstructed within the framework of “Development of preschool education establishment” Programme of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.


The school has been operating since 1962. A new education building was constructed here in 2013 by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. On 23 November 2015, Azerbaijan’s First Lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva attended the inauguration of the school after reconstruction.


Children with hearing and speaking defects are studying at this special school designed for 220 children. Education is carried out here in two sections. The first section is meant for those with slight hearing incapacity, while the second is provided for those with severe form of hearing disability.


At this special school, an individual work to develop articulation and hearing capacity, as well as a work on mimicry and dactylology is carried out on an individual basis, along with teaching all subjects. Laboratories on biology, chemistry and physics, defectology room, sport, training and rhythmics rooms have been created in the school building, and provided with necessary accessories. Open sport ground has been created for the pupils’ leisure, and workshops built for professional training. Such sections as sewing, embroidery, carpet-weaving and tool-maker are operating here also.