Frequently Asked Questions
How can I enrol my child at Taarana?
Call us on 03-7865 7207 / 8207 / 9207 or email [email protected] for information or to arrange a visit. If your child meets the eligibility requirements, we will take you through the required processes.
How is each intake determined?
If your child fulfils the stipulated enrolment criteria, they will be assessed by our therapists and special needs teachers. Admission may also be subject to the availability of sufficient physical resources, class suitability and enrolment capacity.
Where is Taarana located?
Taarana is in the established neighbourhood of SS3 in Petaling Jaya. It is easily reachable from the Federal Highway and Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong (LDP), and close to the Taman Bahagia and Kelana Jaya LRT stations.
What age groups does Taarana cater to?
Our unique education programme is available to eligible students between the ages of 4 and 18 years old.
Does Taarana offer supplementary occupational and speech therapies?
Yes. They are scheduled as follows: Early Intervention Programme [EIP] (2 one-on-one sessions weekly); Employment Transition Programme [ETP] (1 one-on-one session weekly); Academics 1 and 2 (weekly group session)
How does Taarana curate the students’ curriculums?
Our education programme is based on the Negotiated Education Plan (NEP), which comprises personalised goals and developmental milestones drawn up in consultation with parents.
What is Taarana’s approach to teaching, and what curriculum does the school follow?
We emphasise a multisensory approach in teaching concepts and strategies for effective learning. Our curriculum prepares our students for real-world experiences. We accomplish this by building learners’ competence in Literacy, Numeracy, Activities of Daily Living (ADL), Pre-vocational Education, Social-Emotional Competence, Physical Education, and Art.
What are the student activities offered by Taarana?
We organise various indoor and outdoor activities. They range from play programmes to therapeutic sessions based on a student’s age and capabilities.
Are students given a break between activities and classes?
We mark a typical school day with two breaks – a snack break and a lunch break. For lunch, we only serve healthy and nutritious vegetarian food. Our teachers always supervise each recess in our cafeteria.
What are Taarana’s school hours?
The school operates from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
What are Taarana’s fees? What if I can’t afford the cost?
Our fee is RM1,700 per month and includes speech and occupational therapy, yoga, dance and movement, and art therapy sessions. We welcome scholarship applications for deserving students and review each request with a list of criteria, including the family’s financial background.
What makes Taarana’s teachers unique?
Our teachers are passionate, patient and understanding educators dedicated to providing your child with the tools and guidance they need to succeed.
What is the student-to-teacher ratio at Taarana?
We practice a small class format with a student-to-teacher ratio of 4:1. This ensures that each learner receives the individual attention and care to help them reach their full potential.