Vocational Rehabilitation Centres pave the way for education to empower disabled in rural areas; programmes to give skill and enhance work opportunities
Government initiatives at making public transport affordable and adequate to the needs of disabled persons
Recent policy decisions have tried to undo the roadblocks faced by hearing impaired students in pursuing higher education
A complete rehabilitation of disables implies an access to educational facilities and vocational training to ultimately enhance employment chances
The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) says that a disabled person’s impairment has substantial long-term adverse effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
The view point that the children with some kind of disability, whether sensory, physical or intellectual, are unable to participate in the regular school activities, has proven to be a myth.
“Mental retardation/intellectual disability is significantly sub average intellectual functioning present from birth or early infancy, causing limitations in the ability to conduct normal activities of daily living.”
Guidelines have been issued by IFLA and UNESCO to provide library services to the students irrespective of their physical status
Doing away with physical barriers from times past is the first step to creating an inclusive model of education; JNU walks that extra mile
Evidence suggests that around 100 million children in the world do not have access to primary education. It is also estimated that less than one per cent of the world's disabled children attend school in developing countries.
Though India has made progress in every sphere and is now the 4th largest economy of the world as far as purchasing power parity is concerned, yet more than 260 million here live in utmost poverty
Autism is a developmental disorder of brain in which social and communication skills and sometimes motor and language skills are affected too
NCPEDP interface between industry and government pays off; corporate giant Hero to train disabled for IT enabled services industry.
Inclusive education according to UNESCO is a process of addressing and responding to the diverse needs of all learners through participation in the process of learning, cultures and communities
Higher education gets democratic with IILM’s management course for the disabled, economy to mainstream them in managerial positions
India has witnessed an historic lack of both educational and career resources for the people with special needs keeping the well educated population to alarmingly low ratio
For the person with physical challenges, higher education can be the basic foundation for advancement, stability in life and can act as a means of earning livelihood
UNESCO has estimated that 2% of the physically challenged children in the developing countries like India are fortunate enough to receive educational facilities
The visually impaired students can academically be successful beyond any doubt if appropriate instructional strategies are adopted by the educational system and proper services are provided by the authorities
With the objective of making it Disabled Friendly, Delhi University has set up a cell called Equal Opportunity Cell (EOC)
Traditional or conventional teaching methods will not prove useful for Dylexics...13-14% school going students in India suffers from this disorder
There are various meanings and perspectives of the word “disability”. The World Health Organization defines it in different contexts. For example, the word “Impairment”, according to WHO, means a loss or abnormality of physiological or anatomical structure or function.
It is often said that the home is the best school and parents are the best teachers for a child. This notion holds a greater significance in the case of a hearing impaired child.
Special Education Teachers to be given new tools to help the disabled; special educators to work in tandem with parents to promote learning at home and help students develop holistically
Delhi University turns disabled friendly based on UGC’s recommendations. New apparatus installed in colleges to promise better accessibility for the physically challenged
Children with special needs are talented and intelligent human beings. You as a parent need to figure out the best way to bring out the beauty and hidden skills of your child