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30
Apr

The impact of Blind Cricket

Cricket, in its essence, is a sport that requires intense concentration, and a keen set of observational skills. It requires the players to be on their toes, set in the direction of the ball, and its timing, speed, with a calculative thought. But to many, cricket is something beyond estimation and physics – it is

25
Apr

Pedagogical Approach in an Inclusive Classroom

An inclusive school is one in which the teaching and learning, achievements, attitudes and the well-being of every child matters. An inclusive classroom is an educational term used to describe classes whose students possess a wide range of abilities and developmental levels. These classes may contain children with cognitive and physical ability levels considered normal

20
Apr

Caring for Children with Intellectual Disabilities

Teaching any grade is quite a challenge in itself as every child of every age is different. There are established set of protocols to handle the children of various grades which simplifies the art of teaching them. However, the rules and statistics never apply or imply to while handling children with intellectual disabilities. Intellectual disability

19
Apr

Inclusive Dance for Artists with Disabilities

Dance is a universal platform for expressing one’s talents to infuse social undertones into their performances. It is an impactful medium which not only bridges the cultural differences but also has an expressive ability to bring in the difference or to garner self-esteem and self-confidence. Quite amazingly so, persons with disabilities never allow their limitations

19
Apr

Disability an obstacle to pursue dreams?

Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled is holistically dedicated to serving the disabled and the underserved in all walks of life right from early childhood education, higher studies, livelihood training, job-skills development centers and job placement centers. The objective of the NGO has been to provide end-to-end service to the persons with disabilities and the underserved

19
Apr

The Game of Cricket for the Blind

For a Cricket crazy nation like India, the game of cricket is divine. It is also one of the most popular recreational games played by both the young and the old. Despite the fan-following and the admiration to the sport, the support given to Cricket for the Blind is negligible. Surprisingly for many of the

Books that Talk for Persons with Print-disabilities
19
Apr

Books that Talk for Persons with Print-disabilities

Reading books (academic and non-academic) is crucial for Education and. The most preferred means of reading is print-media that is printed letters, which cannot be read by persons with blindness or low vision and also by persons with print disabilities like dyslexia. Hence, Talking Books are very important for bringing the printed world to the

Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled
14
Apr

Giving wings to the dreams of settling the children with intellectual disabilities into the mainstream

The teachers of Samarthanam’s Special School for Children with Intellectual Disabilities have a million dreams for their students. They have a collective vision where they would like for nothing more but a life of self-dependence financially and otherwise for the pupils. Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, established in the year 1997 by Shri Mahantesh GK,