UN Side Event: Accessing the Digital World with Deafblindness
24 February 2021
Sense India hosted UN CSocD59 side event on the 15th of February, 2021 on “Social Development of Persons with Deablindness in South Asia.” It opened the platform to people with deafblindness from India, Nepal and Bangladesh to talk about their experiences with technology.
Running for a cause has never been this exciting. Tattva- a voluntary action group, pledged to run 400 kms to raise awareness on deafblindness in the state of Gujarat. The group is committed to a vision of making a difference within local communities.
"In honor of National Youth Day we got five of our young adults with deafblindness to talk about themselves, life and pressing on with their rights. But first, what is National Youth Day and why do we celebrate it? National Youth Day is celebrated on the 12th of January- Swami Vivekanand’s birthday.
Understanding Inclusive Education for Students with Deafblindness & MD
23 December 2020
"Inclusive education creates an inclusive society. It accepts all diversities and goes beyond any ethnicity, disability, caste, class or gender. Our focus is to encourage children with disabilities to participate actively in society, without any discrimination.
"Understanding Individualised Educational Plan (IEP) is core to constructing strategies and build learning techniques for children with deafblindness. The aim is to keep the child at the center. Keeping that in mind, we should also highlight the role of a conducive learning environment which supports the learning abilities of the child."
"Education is important, but more important than that is the availability of education. How available is our education? Does it cater to everyone? How does one design an educational system where people with deafblindness are given a fair chance to what people believe to be a basic and necessary right?"
Every child is unique, and so is their Assessment and IEP!
21 October 2020
"We all agree that teaching is an Art, it is a noble profession and a great responsibility. We all understand how mainstream education functions, roughly because most of us have experienced it first-hand. "
“The Corona pandemic has taught us that we need to utilize all possible sources of imparting skills. It also reiterated that parents and siblings can be the best teachers if we can build their capacities.”
“With lockdown, there wasn't much left to sustain the basic survival, hence Sense India decided to activate the local network of partners and parents to identify deserving families and extended support through existing donors.”