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Madras Dyslexia Association adopts traditional games to teach children with special needs

Significant improvements were recorded in key areas such as children's overall focus and concentration besides in motor skills as a result of playing some of these traditional games

Published on 7th September 2020
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IITM, MDA''s free online teacher training course to support special children now available on SWAYAM Prabha TV channels

This course titled ‘Remedial Instructions for Primary School Children with Specific Difficulties’ will be of great help to primary school teachers

Published on 31st July 2020
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This start-up's app helps youngsters with special needs express themselves. Here's how

Avaz Inc's AAC app enables those with special communication needs to express themselves effectively using symbols and pictures

Published on 3rd June 2020
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How Microsoft's learning tools are making it easy for children with special abilities to read, write and learn. Here's how

We spoke to Balendu Sharma from Microsoft India to know more about their learning tools that enable kids with special abilities to learn comfortably and help build confidence

Published on 8th June 2020
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MDA makes online course on handling special children for teachers free on IIT-M's NPTEL platform. Details inside

The courses are hosted on IIT-M's NPTEL web portal, which has enabled MDA to offer it for free to anybody who is interested in equipping themselves with strategies to cope with difficulties

Published on 14th April 2020
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Dyslexia is not simply a mental health problem, it is a social problem: Madras Dyslexia Association Founder, D Chandrasekhar

D Chandrasekhar of the Madras Dyslexia Association, speaks about the need to understand dyslexia in the Indian context and support students in coping with it

Published on 8th January 2020
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World Dyslexia Day: How the MDA has used tech to transform the lives of dyslexic kids

Dyslexia is far more prevalent than most people think. The Madras Dyslexia Association has been working relentlessly for the last three decades to help dyslexic children lead better lives

Published on 4th October 2019
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This Hyderabad artist helps dyslexic children rediscover themselves through art

Afrah Sameen, who was born and brought up in Hyderabad, has one main motto which is, 'Let's give art an equal chance'. She wants to achieve this motto through her workshops 

Published on 2nd August 2019
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This app developed by 20-year-old Mumbai students makes use of AR to help dyslexic children read better

Augmenta11y, an app developed by 20-year-old students from Mumbai uses Augmented Reality (AR) to help dyslexic children read and learn better

Published on 30th May 2019
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Now, any teacher can learn how to work with dyslexic kids through online course on IIT Madras portal 

The president of Madras Dyslexia Association  talks about their recent launch of an online portal that helps raise awareness on dyslexia

Published on 26th April 2019
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Chennai disability group files complaint against Modi for dyslexic joke at Saidapet police station

The TARATDAC and the NPRD have filed a complaint at the Saidapet Police station in Chennai, others across the country have filed cases in their regions too

Published on 6th March 2019
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Meet the Bengaluru artist who created the viral doodle on Modi's Dyslexia remark

Aravinda Tegginamath has been creating drawings and doodles on political issues for a few years now, but this is his breakout one. Clearly

Published on 5th March 2019
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Many citizens angered by PM Modi's joke about dyslexia, here's why ​

Dyslexic people and educators all around the world have been criticising the Prime Minister for taking a dig on Rahul Gandhi, calling him dyslexic

Published on 4th March 2019
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How this Bengalurean's college project led her to create India's first visual and verbal storytelling board game

This design specialist from Bengaluru has introduced India's first visual and verbal storytelling board game and she plans to make it affordable for children from rural areas too

 

Published on 16th November 2018
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This school is using virtual reality to train students who suffer from Specific Learning Disabilities

As a pilot project, Blossoms School in Bengaluru has introduced Virtual Reality in their classrooms and research is on to introduce it full-fledgedly as well, finds Rashmi Patil 

Published on 19th October 2018

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