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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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Madras High Court directs the state to conduct COVID tests on children with disabilities taking Class 10 exams

The court also said that the guidelines issued by the state were for all the students and it did not specify anything for the special children

Published on 4th September 2020
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Disabled Delhi University students can write exams offline too, HC asks railways to provide subsidised tickets soon 

The court was hearing petitions challenging the validity of online OBE for being discriminatory towards PwD (Persons with Disability) category students

Published on 27th August 2020
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After NEET aspirant from UP allegedly attempts suicide, his Divyang friend starts hunger strike seeking exam postponement

Sanjeev Yadav said that his hunger strike is indefinite and will go on until the government decides to postpone JEE and NEET

Published on 27th August 2020
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Why diffabled students want more time to figure out online applications to TN's Government Arts college

In their letter, the Association says that the Arts College invited applications between July 21 and July 31, which gave students only 11 days to figure out how to apply

Published on 17th August 2020
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Delhi HC issues notice on PIL claiming UPSC applicants from disabled-category were not given adequate reservation

The petition, filed by a registered society for disabled - Sambhavana, said that the notice for direct recruitment to 24 civil services neglects the mandatory minimum reservation for the disabled

Published on 10th August 2020
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The H2O story: How this Kerala NGO has been helping special kids make sense of the pandemic - and keep learning

The Helping Hands Organisation has been working for the past 8 years to rethink the education of autistic children and help them learn daily living skills

Published on 6th August 2020
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Delhi HC says DU students can submit answers via university portal or email it, but cannot re-take offline exams later

The Delhi High Court was hearing a petition against the university's decision to conduct online Open Book Examinations, in the wake of the pandemic

Published on 5th August 2020

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