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    Uniquely-Abled Children Education: Reflections on Moving Forward

    There can be no question about the need for greater acknowledgement in policies and programs that being uniquely-abled is no discrete identity. Experiences of uniquely-abled children also change according to their socio-economic status, gender, and geographical location. Policies have to be more holistic and address the exclusion of these children rather than discretely focus on…

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    Uniquely-Abled Children Education in India

    There has been an increased focus on uniquely-abled children education in India in recent years. Several government-sponsored programs emphasize on inclusive education as a major strategy to reach elementary and secondary schooling. Promoting Independent Living of Uniquely-Abled Adults But there is a challenging paradox where it has been largely acknowledged that uniquely-abled children education has…

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    Uniquely-Abled Employment: Things to Keep in Mind

    Any person hunting for a job knows that landing an employment calls for persistence, patience and self-belief. It’s usually much harder for uniquely-abled people as they find employment options limited. But over the years uniquely-abled employment opportunities have increased with companies opening up jobs for this section of the population. Uniquely-abled persons should be honest…

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    Promoting Independent Living of Uniquely-Abled Adults

    Caring for a uniquely-abled person could be all-consuming. It usually takes its toll both emotionally and physically. While it can be hard to extract time and energy to make uniquely-abled adults more independent, the efforts are definitely worthwhile. Taking Inclusive Education for Uniquely-Abled Children Forward A sense of frustration among caregivers often gives a feeling…

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    Pipeline to Work: Uniquely-Abled Employment

    The relationship between being uniquely-abled and economic backwardness goes both ways. Both are directly related to each other. But still, little attention is given to the issue of uniquely-abled employment and the concerns of such people. The employment rate of uniquely-abled persons are a half or one-third of neuro-typical persons. Unemployment rate in some countries,…

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    Taking Inclusive Education for Uniquely-Abled Children Forward

    Inclusive education is of paramount importance to integrate uniquely-abled children into the mainstream. Children need to be with other children. Sending an uniquely-abled child to   a special school usually doesn’t help. A truly inclusive school should be well equipped in every aspect and deliver quality education to all children. Adaptive Equipment for Special Needs Education…

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    Inclusive Uniquely-Abled Children Education in India

    Uniquely-abled children have the right to education just like their neuro-typical peers. Inclusive education addresses the learning needs of all children, with particular focus on those who are often excluded and isolated from the mainstream. Uniquely-abled children education in India, over the years, has come a long way. Uniquely-Abled Children and Inclusive Education in India…

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    Adaptive Equipment for Special Needs Children

    Adaptive equipment are undeniable necessities for special needs children. Such equipment are designed to help the children succeed in the classroom. The idea is to allow these children enough opportunities like their neuro-typical peers. The individual education plan (IEP) of a special needs child includes all the equipment required to ensure his/her success. While there…

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    Uniquely-Abled Children and Inclusive Education in India

    Inclusive education is for all. The concept includes everyone, even those on the margins, and the target is to bring them into the mainstream. Integrated education is passé. It’s all about inclusion and that involves uniquely-abled children as well. Uniquely-Abled Workers and the Indian Workplace Let’s face it. No amount of awareness can change people’s…

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    I am Uniquely-Abled, Not Disabled

    Several questions emerge when a loved one, maybe someone in our family, is diagnosed with a medical condition. What will it mean for their future? How will they cope with the real world? How will their life change after the revelation? How will others deal with this person who is different from others? “Disabled” is…

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