CURRICULUM VITAE

SANDHYA LIMAYE

DR. (MRS.) SANDHYA LIMAYE

A-1, Girisannidhya,

Shreenagar, Wagle Industrial Estate,

Thane West, 400 604.

Maharashtra.

Phone- +91 22 2582 4648

(Mobile) 9969683766, 9930659742

Email- limaye.sandhya@gmail.com

sandhyalimaye@yahoo.co.in

 

Associate Professor,

Centre for Disability Studies and action,

School of Social Work,

Tata Institute of Social Sciences,

V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar,

Mumbai 400 088.

Phone- (Office) +91 22 2552 5402

Email- slimaye@tiss.edu

 

 

Professional Field of Interest:

Š      Disability Rehabilitation Research

Š      Women with Disabilities

Š      Intervention with People with Disability and Their families

Š      Community Education for Sensitization of Disability Issues

Š      Youth having Parents with Disability

 

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

 

2006

 

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai,

 

1997

Master of Philosophy ( M.Phil) in Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

 

1983

Master Degree in Social Work With specialization in Family and Child welfare,

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

 

 

1981

Bachelor Degree in Arts (B.A.) with Entire Economics, RamNaraian Ruia College, Bombay University, Mumbai

 

Professional Employment

April 2009 to date

Associate Professor in Centre for Disability Studies and Action, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences TISS

 

November 2006 to April 2009

Sr. Assistant Professor in Centre for Disability Studies and Action, School of Social Work,Tata Institute of Social Sciences

April 2006 to November 2006

Assistant Professor, in Centre for Disability Studies and Action, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

November 2001 to April 2006

Assistant Professor, in Department of Family and Child Welfare, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

November 1997 to November 2001

Ad Hoc Assistant Professor, in Department of Family and Child Welfare, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

August 1985 to October 1997

Social welfare officer, Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai

December 1984 to August 1985

Teacher, Education Department, Ali Yavar Jung National Institute of Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai

July 1983 to November 1984

Social worker, CASP-PLAN , Mumbai

 

 

Responsibilities

Teaching Experiences Since 1998

Š      Social Case Work

Š      Social Work Perspectives

Š      Persons with Disability and Their Rehabilitation Contexts

Š      Gender Dimension in Indian Context

Š      Seminar on issues related to Field Practice

Š      Social Work Intervention with People with Disability and Their families

Š      Intervention with Vulnerable Groups

Coordinator

( 1998- 2004)

Certificate Course in Rehabilitation Counselling

Supervision

Field Work Supervision for 1st and 2nd year M.A. Students in Social work and Disability Studies and Action and International student

Research Guide

Š      M.A. students – Social Work and Counselling

Š      Ph.D. Student

Resource Person

Lectures on various disability issues such as Disability Counselling, Working with families having members with disability, women with disabilities for the students of Nirmala Niketan, College of Social Work, Spastic Society of India, National Institute of Mental Handicapped, Mumbai

Talks

Š      Changing Attitudes and Creating Awareness about Disability

Š      Minimizing Neglect, Abuse and Discrimination

Š      Policies and Programmes for Person with Disability

Š      Disability Rights Movements

Š      Advocacy, Self Help Group for Person with Disability

Š      Disability Counselling

Š      Role of Rehabilitation Social Workers

Š      Community Integration

Š      Reaching out the Parents

Š      Status of Disabled Children in India with special Reference to State of Maharashtra

Š      Empowerment of Women with Disabilities

Š      Parental Counselling

External Examiner

M.Ed. Students’ researches- viva

Other Responsibilities

Regular administrative works such as admission panels, Student Aid committee, Disability committee

 

 

 

Awards

Erasmus Mundas Fellowship August to October 2009

To study inclusive education and sport for disabled children , affiliated to Freie University, Berlin, Germany

CIF Social worker exchange programme

April to May 2008

Social Work Practice in the different field including Disability, in Finland and Estonia

 

Research work Done

Title of Project

Sponsor

Duration

Position in project and the nature of contribution

Consultation on Evaluation study of Integrated Rural development Project and NGOs’ self appraisal

Radha Kalindas Daryanani Charitable Trust- Sai Baba Seva Dham, kanhe, Dt. Pune

February 2010- April 2011

Principal Investigator

The voice of Young carer: The Youth having Parents with Disabilities

self

June 2011

Principal Investigator

 

Other Works

2003, 2004

Evaluation study on street children scheme under Ministry of Social justice empowerment

August 2010 till date

Current research Coordinator in coordinating M ward research for MA students of social work in Disability Studies and action

Jan. 2011

Reviewed Comprehensive Rural Health Project, Jamkhed, Maharashtra for Edlegive Foundation

 

PUBLICATIONS

Limaye, Sandhya ( 2010)

Developmental task of Adolescents with Hearing Impaired, In Indian Context. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing

 

 

Juvva, Limaye, S. and Das, A. (2008)

Social Work in the field of Mental Retardation. In Thakur V. Hari Prasad eds. First Indian Year Book on Mental Retardation, pp 252 – 292. Hyderabad: Thakur Hari Prasad Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for the Mentally Handicapped

Limaye, Sandhya (2008)

The Inner World of Adolescent Girls with Hearing Impairment: Two Case Studies, Indian Journal of Gender Studies, pp 387-404, Vol. 15, No. 2, May-August 2008

Limaye, Sandhya (2004)

Hearing impairment, in Puri, M and Abraham G,(ed) Handbook of Inclusive Education for Educators, Administrators and planners, within Walls, Without Boundaries, New Delhi: Sage Publication

 

Limaye, Sandhya (2004)

Exploring The Impact of Hearing Impairment on Self Concept, International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, pp367-372, Vol. 26, No. 4, December 2004

Limaye, Sandhya (2003)

Sexuality and Women with Sensory disabilities, in Hans, A and Patri, A (ed) Women, Disability and Identity, New Delhi: Sage publication

 

Limaye, Sandhya (2002)

11 articles on information on various types of disabilities in Marathi newspaper, Loksatta

Limaye, Sandhya (1999)

Facilitating Integration of a Deaf Child in the Regular School, Asia Pacific Disability Rehabilitation Journal

 

Paper Presentation

March 2011

Exploring issues related to Disability Research at JNU, New Delhi

August 2008

The Inner World of Adolescent Girls with Hearing Impairment: Two Case Studies, New Delhi

Feb 2006

Ageing with Disability at Asian Regional Conference on Ageing with Health and Dignity: Strategy and Best Practices, Banglore

May 2005

Social Exclusion and Women with Disabilities, Goa

March 2004

The ignored Issue: Sexuality, Marriage & Reproductive Health of Women with Disabilities, Bhubneswar

June 2001

Feeling of Being Deaf: Counselling Adolescents with Hearing Impairment, International Conference on Family in Transition at Lonavala, Maharashtra

August 1998

Facilitating Integration of a Deaf Child in the Regular School, International Conference, Hongkong

Feb. 1992

Problems of Hearing Aids User, Mumbai

Nov. 1992

Attitudes of Society towards Disabled Persons, Mumbai

Jan 1990

Rehabilitation of Persons with Hearing Impairment, Mumbai

 

 

Other Academic Activities

2000 to date

Review of articles

2005

Conducted Workshop on Research Methodology for Students of Diploma in Special Education in Spastic Society Of India, Mumbai

2005

Conducted National Workshop for Enhancing Inputs on Disability in the Social Work Curriculam ( conducted with Centre team)

2006

Conducted National Consultative Workshop on Certificate Course on Community Mental Health and Development ( jointly with other Centre)

2007

Teamwork, Cooperation and Motivation- Enhancing Work Skills for national Association for the Blind, Mumbai, conducted by the Centre

2007

Conducted workshop on Barrier Free Environment for the Disabled

2007-2008

 

Contributed in developing a Master’s Degree Programme in Disability Studies and Action within School of Social Work

2008 till date

Served as a Resource Person for CBR Forum, Banglore

2008

Continuing Rehabilitation Education Programmes for Rehabilitation Social Worker at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, conducted by Centre

2008

Served as a Visiting faculty at the Department of Social Work, Tampere University, Finland

2008

Resource person- lecture on “ Rights of Disabled Person” to the district facilitator Trainees at Tuljapur campus, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

2008

Conducted Continue Rehabilitation Education Programme ( jointly with centre team)

2009

Prepared Rural Practicum Curriculam for Concentration of “ person with Disability and Equalization of Opportunities”

2011

Contibuted in Child development Aide training Programme with TISS faculty and Umeed Professionals

2011

Resource person- lecture on “ Rights of Disabled Person” to the district facilitator Trainees at Tuljapur campus, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

2010-11

Participated and contributed in National Consultation on New Disability Act ( Draft)

 

 

 

Executive Committee memberships and Positions in Academic, Government and Non-Government Organisations currently held

Resource Person Member

CBR Forum, Banglore

Committee member

CIF India

National Trust Local committee member

National trust at Local level, Thane, Maharashtra

Subcommittee For Identification and review for Post V in Govt. Job

Ali Yavar Jung National Institute For Hearing Handicapped, Mumbai

Advisory member

E Network for Women with Disabilities