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State-wide census to be conducted on school dropouts, differently-abled children in Tamil Nadu

Apart from that, children of migrant labourers working in brick kilns, stone quarry and other industries will also be listed in the census

Published on 23rd November 2020
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A total of 4000 children in Assam want their issues to be part of political parties' manifestos

UNICEF has initiated the 'Reimagine' campaign globally, calling on partners, governments and all UNICEF supporters to build a better post-pandemic world

Published on 20th November 2020
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Social Justice Dept report slams IGNOU's Kochi centre for keeping toilets locked, leaving disabled student in distress

Recently, a student named Meera U Menon has sent multiple emails to the authorities, alleging that she had no access to a disabled-friendly toilet during her exam

Published on 16th November 2020
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Why Meera Shenoy wants youngsters in India to have the will to skill

This was the mantra that Youth4Jobs adopted during the pandemic. Based out of Hyderabad and working pan-India, this organisation which works with the disabled continued to train and provide jobs

Published on 11th November 2020
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After differently-abled student protests lack of toilets at IGNOU Kochi, Social Justice Department seeks report on accessibility

Recently, Meera U Menon, a disabled student at IGNOU had complained saying that the disabled-friendly toilet was kept locked  

Published on 3rd November 2020
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How this 26-year-old from Pune is procuring low-cost tabs for government school students to study during the pandemic

Pune-based Ankit Virdi launched EduReach India in August to help further his mission. And currently, he has targetted two schools in Pune whose students he will help with the funds he receives 

Published on 15th October 2020
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Check out this Kochi designer's adaptive clothing brand, exclusively made for the disabled and elderly

The clothing brand Aaraam Se was launched during the lockdown. Each piece of clothing is custom-made here

Published on 30th September 2020
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Parents of disabled kids, teachers convinced with the arrangements at the TN SSLC exam centres

The Tamil Nadu SSLC Exam for private candidates began on September 21. A petition challenging the same wasn't listed by the Supreme Court

Published on 22nd September 2020
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New study reveals college students with disabilities at greater risk for substance abuse

The American College Health Association estimates that 54 per cent of students have a disability, including psychiatric disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and others

Published on 21st September 2020
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Madras High Court refuses to grant interim stay on government Class 10 exams for disabled students

The Madras High Court on September 3 had issued directions to the state to conduct COVID-19 tests on children with physically and mentally disabilities candidates

Published on 21st September 2020
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Supreme Court yet to list the petition to cancel TN SSLC exam for the disabled. Exam to begin from Monday

Advocate Sanchita Ain, who represents Ektha says that this will essentially allow the TN School Education Department to go ahead with the conduct of the examination

Published on 19th September 2020
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Do not conduct SSLC for disabled students amid a pandemic: NGO files SC petition against TN govt's decision

The Tamil Nadu Class X examinations for private candidates will be held from September 21 to 26 in various centres across the state

Published on 17th September 2020
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Picked up, carried in by four people: Wheelchair user students recall horror experiences at NTA entrance exams during COVID

Two students from Delhi and Jaipur respectively tell us how they had to be carried by different people because their exam centres had no wheelchair-friendly ramps

Published on 15th September 2020
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Bombay HC asks Maha govt to assess online education provided to specially-abled students

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipankar Datta directed district social welfare officers to pay "surprise visits" over the next two weeks to centres that were providing digital education

Published on 10th September 2020
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Despite losing a hand, meet the Gujarat prodigy who has mastered all the percussion instruments out there!  

Saurabh Gadhavi is a specially-abled drummer. The absence of his left hand has not stopped him from fulfilling his dreams in music. We speak to him to find out more

Published on 9th September 2020

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