Science & technology
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has issued an order to transfer teachers with specialisation in hearing impairment from the Government Blind School (GBS), Vazhuthacaud. While the order says that it is a grave child rights violation to allow teachers without proper specialisation to teach children with visual impairment, it is mum about the fate of the three teachers who have been serving the school since 2009.
In A world where children shy away from maths, 15-year-old Bhavya Shah stands out. He loves the subject, and, when he grows up, he wants to be a computer engineer. It’s a dream that until now would have had little chance of fulfillment.
Disability is a state of mind, as these great personalities have pointed out. Life becomes dysfunctional only when we are paralysed by our lack of will to perform, and disabled when we lose the determination to break the shackles preventing us from achieving what we can.
Novartis Pharmaceuticals, a global healthcare company, announced the launch of new features for its ViaOpta applications, and the extension for use with smart watches.