No respite for children with special needs as going gets tough

Children attend a tele-learning class at their home displayed on Kalvi TV channel on July 15, 2020.  PHOTO | ARUN SANKAR | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Learners with visual impairment cannot access screen reader devices or braille machines.
  • The children do not also have speech synthesisers.
  • With the communities being nomadic in nature, learning for the vulnerable group is often disrupted by harsh weather patterns.

The plight of children with special needs and living with disabilities, especially in pastoral communities, has been worsening by the day since schools were closed in March.


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