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April

2015

How can we enhance the social well-being of persons with deafblindness?

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Deafblindness is a condition in which a person has a combination of hearing and visual impairments causing severe communication, developmental, and educational needs. People with deafblindness often find themselves isolated and neglected. Deafblindness arising through illness, accidents or hereditary condition can happen to anyone in any stage of life. It’s important to remember that people with deafblindness also are as much a part of society as anyone else. Ensuring that they have maxi...

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27

March

2015

Is there hope for Prachi? Part 2

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In the previous POST, we shared the story of little Prachi and special educator Jyoti's intevention with her and her family. Did Prachi improve? Keep readng to find out!  Inclusion From Home - School - Society Gradually Prachi learnt to sit during interactions and got interested in exploring her surroundings and her toys. Not only her parents but her family members and neighbors were happy with her progress and they began to support us and accept Prachi. Prachi was participating well ...

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24

March

2015

Is there hope for Prachi? Part 1

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A teacher from one of our partner organization has shared the following story with us. A few years ago, when we were conducting surveys to identify deafblind children for home-based services supported by Sense International India and National Association for the Blind, Maharashtra, one of our teachers received a message about a special needs child in Ravivar Karanja, Nasik. Our team went to this specific child we were told about and met the father of the child, and introduced him about our w...

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07

March

2015

Just Another Woman

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Women’s day every year comes with an onslaught of stories of women and their extraordinary achievements narrated all over the media. But I want to tell you an ordinary story of an ordinary woman with extraordinary courage and determination. Ms.Sarkar is the mother of Imon Sarkar, a child with multi sensory impairment. He was a source of great joy to his family when he was born and soon turned a thorn stuck in their flesh when they realized that he is “damaged goods”. But a mo...

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