Thanks to technology, people who are blind can today function as effectively as their sighted colleagues in diverse professions such as management, law, accountancy, teaching, paramedical professions, and a range of vocations
Mahesh hails from Bhiyasar, a remote desert village in the Jodhpur district of Rajasthan
Brihaspati's problem with vision became evident in class two when he started struggling with reading and writing, and his performance dropped.
An inclusive education project helped Devilal to learn mobility skills and sensory techniques so he can participate fully in school life.
Gagan Deep Singh is a special needs teacher in Rajasthan who received training at the National Institute for the Visually Handicapped.
Ten year-old Ramratan Mandi from West Bengal would have drifted into oblivion had it not been for the Sightsavers’ education project.
Safiya is 44 years old, has always suffered from blindness, and has been totally dependant on her mother to do even the simplest of tasks.
Nine-year-old student Shrushti Anantkumar found herself struggling to read the blackboard. An eye check confirmed disastrous news.
Sudharani is 14 years old, and lives in Gulbarga, Karnataka, with her parents, and six-year-old brother, Nagesh
It was felt that a situation analysis needs to be commissioned to make a programmatic plan for inclusive education programme in the state.
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