A two-year special course for visually impaired students will be started at Braille Bhawan, Jamalpur. This course has been started jointly by the Centre’s National Institute for Visually Handicapped, Dehradun, and the Punjab Government. Applications have been sought for this special course with duration of two years.
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PUNE: These 23 Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC, standard XII) students from Niwant Andh Mukta Vikasalaya (NAMV) have been through the most testing times in life: they have been visually impaired since birth, born in families with measly incomes and very little to sustain on.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Students with visual impairment in the state will be given admission to science stream in Higher Secondary classes, from this year onwards.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A young man, by riding a two-wheeler without using his hands a few months ago, turned a few heads on the roads of Anad. What the onlookers might have mistaken as foolhardy heroics, was actually a test run for the prototype of ‘V4D’, a two-wheeler designed for people with limb disabilities.
Art should be felt by all, urges blind sculptor of Christ
“Goodnight room. Goodnight moon. Goodnight cow jumping over the moon. Goodnight light, and the red balloon...”
Remember the classic children’s book where a bunny says good night to everything around it? Now, thanks to the efforts of a University of ColoradoBoulder team, Margaret Wise Brown’s Goodnight Moon is now available in 3D.
-It has been noted that visually impaired students fail to understand geography chapters based on astronomy in schools.So Dr Kalpana Kharade, associate professor and Hema Peese, assistant professor of KJ Somaiya Comprehensive College of Education Training and Research (KJSCCETR) researched on teaching astronomy to these kids with the help of Technology Based Inquiry Learning.