Disability no constraint in front of sheer grit

Two children with special needs (CWSN) enrolled under inclusive education for disabled (IED) bucked the trend and have become self-reliant. One of them Sidharth Sehgal (22) has been employed at the Suvidha Centre canteen, DC Complex, which is run by an NGO for disabled. Another child Hrithik, who was enrolled in district project Umeed, has… Read More Disability no constraint in front of sheer grit

Centre plans to make Capital a model accessible city for disabled

A drive-by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is likely to begin to make Delhi a model accessible city for the differently-abled.All stakeholders responsible for evolving a plan for this are being consulted and the first sensitization meeting of stakeholders to make Delhi a model accessible city was held on Monday. Shakuntala D Gamlin, Secretary,… Read More Centre plans to make Capital a model accessible city for disabled

Priority for disability boss

Patna: Making barrier-free environment for differently abled people in public and private buildings is one of the priorities for Shivajee Kumar, newly appointed state commissioner for disabilities. Shivajee, who is also managing director of Samarpan, a school for intellectually disabled children, took charge of the state disability commission on April 25. He has sent letters to… Read More Priority for disability boss

NGO struggles to find home for disabled boy, 15

CHENNAI: A 15-year-old boy with developmental disabilities, who escaped from an orphanage to look for his parents, was rescued by Childline volunteers from Kodambakkam on Sunday evening. What followed was a six-hour-long struggle to find a temporary shelter for the teenager in the city till his family could be traced.The child welfare committee in Chennai, informed by… Read More NGO struggles to find home for disabled boy, 15