According to the World Health Organization, ~1.3 billion people worldwide have vision problems. Fortunately, 80% of all visual impairments can be prevented by simple measures and assistive technologies.
Here is an online resource for families to help deal with Visual Impairment.
Founded in 2012 by the parent of a child with special needs, the ‘Gateway School of Mumbai’ is a not-for-profit org dedicated to empowering children with disabilities.
Its vision: Students will lead fulfilling, productive lives and be active contributors to society.
‘Ableism’ is the discrimination of and social prejudice against people with disabilities.
It is rooted in the assumption that disabled people require ‘fixing’, and includes many harmful stereotypes and misconceptions about people with disabilities.
Here are some resources and activities for Sighted Classmates and Family Members on the basics of Braille.
Did you know that Microsoft’s Office365 has accessibility built-in?
These Accessibility Features can help address challenges in Vision, Hearing, Neurodiversity, Learning, Mobility and Mental health.