HRD Ministry says nearly three lakh children with learning disability enrolled in schools


The HRD Ministry has said that 2.84 lakh children in the age group 6-14 years with learning disabilities are enrolled in schools as per Unified District Information System for Education (UDISE) 2013-14.

These constitute 0.14 percent of the total enrolment at the elementary level.Under SSA, regular parental counselling programmes are conducted for parents of children with special needs (CWSNs) including those of learning disabilities.

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