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दृष्टिहीन बच्चों को ब्रेल लिपि से पढ़ाएंगे शिक्षक

Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:17 -- geeta.nair

समावेशी शिक्षा के अंतर्गत दृष्टिहीन बच्चों को पढ़ाने के लिए शिक्षकों का दस दिवसीय ब्रेल लिपि प्रशिक्षण सोमवार को बीआरसी में शुरू हुआ। बीईईओ जलेश्वर साह ने इसके महत्व का वर्णन करते हुए प्रशिक्षण का शुभारंभ किया।

After facilities for visually impaired, AIOU opens counter for differently-abled persons

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:14 -- geeta.nair

ISLAMABAD:  The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has set up a separate counter at its main campus for differently-abled persons in an effort to facilitate them in their educational pursuits.

The AIOU provides free education as part of its policy to accommodate marginalised sections of society, according to a statement issued by the varsity on Thursday.

Key software for blind missing in colleges

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:54 -- geeta.nair

PUNE: Most colleges in the city have not introduced the screen-reading software made compulsory for visually challenged students by the higher education department two years ago.
Vijay Narkhede, joint director of higher education for Pune division comprising Pune, Ahmednagar and Nashik said, "We had issued this circular in December 2015. All institutes have to introduce 'Jaws' or 'Lekha' software, screen reader programmes that convert text to speech or other mediums helping visually impaired candidates to attempt examinations."

Here's proof that blindness is no barrier to app-making

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:48 -- geeta.nair

Can blind people write programming codes?

The answer would be a firm yes as you watch them clustered around tables, putting their heads down and discussing what kind of apps to create in a 24-hour period at the hackathon held at the International Institute for Information Technology-Bangalore on Saturday.

The sighted people are not present to help them, but to partner with them in the effort.

Pakistan’s first Braille book corner opens

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 11:15 -- geeta.nair


Pakistan’s first ever Braille Book Corner named as “Gosha-i-Noor” was inaugurated at National Library of Pakistan (NLP) on Thursday in a ceremony, marking the birthday celebrations week of Louis Braille-the inventor of Braille system for visually impaired persons.

New library to broaden vision of those who cannot see

Need to upgrade DPM School for the Hearing & Visually Impaired

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:49 -- geeta.nair

Three visually impaired students from the Donyi Polo Mission School for the Hearing & Visually Impaired, Itanagar, passing the 2017 Class X board examinations is a landmark in the history of rehabilitation of differently-abled children in Arunachal Pradesh.
Toku Mary from Palin, and Switzer Taggu and Ree Koyu from Pasighat were the three who passed the board examinations and set an example.
This also leads to a strong need for upgrading the school to higher secondary level in the larger interest of blind children to continue their higher education in their home state.


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