ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Education of Children with Disabilities in India

Illiteracy levels are high across all categories of disability and very high for children with visual, multiple and mental disabilities compared to national averages. Generating awareness that the disabled have full rights to appropriate education in mainstream schools and that it is the duty of those involved in administration at every level, including schools, to ensure that they have access to education is of utmost importance.

Challenges in the Employment of Persons with Disabilities

A critical overview of various employment trends and policy perspectives for persons with disabilities shows that though there has been a marked shift in paradigms with regard to their employment facilities, several backlogs and barriers make it imperative to undertake more focused and comprehensive efforts for deriving optimum benefi ts.
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