Assessment camp for CWSN

Correspondent Kohima, May 17 (NPN) | Publish Date: 5/17/2019 11:08:45 AM IST

 District education officer-cum-district education mission, District Mission Authority (DMA) SSA, Kohima district organized a  district level assessment camp for Children with Special Needs (CWSN) at Ura Academy Hall, here on Friday.

Speaking at the camp, Principal Secretary, School Education and SCERT, Menukhol John said that the department will assess and try to provide the best equipments to the children with locomotors disability, visual impairment and hearing impairment free of cost. 

Adding that many children require surgical interventions, he said that the team has been trying to tie up with certain hospital for the same, so that they can give treatment to the children. He further encouraged the children to not think that they are different from the rest of other children as every single child is special. He also challenged the children not to feel inferior or discouraged with their disabilities but asked them to avail the aids and use it judiciously.

DC Kohima, Anoop Khinchi while interacting with the department officials said that more exercise would be conducted soon and advised the parents of special needs children to come forward with the children to avail the privilege.

 Assistant District Coordinator, SSA Kohima, Thongsenlo informed that second phase of Assessment Camp would conduct soon.

Mission director Samagra Shiksha Nagaland Kevileno Angami, DEO Kohima Y. Mary Zhimomi , Dy. Mission director SSA Tali Jamir also attended the programme.

Altogether 149 children with hearing impairment, visual impairment, and locomotor attended the assessment Camp from both private and government institutions as well as from villages and wards. Doctors and technician from Nagaland rehabilitation and research centres (NRRC) Dimapur, Star Key Delhi and Aphtalmic with assistant from Naga hospital assessed the CWSN.              

Meanwhile according to DIPR, the camp was also conducted in Peren on May 16, where 46 children with special needs attended the camp at EBRC Peren town and availed the facility. 

Official from SMA, SSA Kohima along with Starkey Lab Noida, NRRC Dimapur, observers from Social Welfare Department, Sakhi contributed to the success of the camp. The assessment camp was held under the supervision and monitoring of DMA (SSA) Peren.



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