Browsing books independently, reading and sharing the experiences with friends and family, fosters reading habits and early identification of pictures in children. But that’s for able-bodied children only, as there children with disabilities do not have easy access to story books in India.
For instance, the availability of ‘inclusive story books’ (with illustrations) for children with vision impairment in braille are rarely accessible. So is the case for disabled children with cerebral palsy, and other intellectual disabilities. To bridge the gap between children and youth with disabilities, and create opportunities that promote learning and development, Namitha Jacob, director, Chetana Charitable Trust, has been working relentlessly....................Read more
Source: The New Indian Express