District level assessment camp in Zbto

District level assessment camp in Zbto
Children with special needs seen with the team of doctors at EBRC hall, Zunheboto on May 20. (DIPR)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 5/20/2019 11:15:36 AM IST

District level assessment camp for children with special needs was conducted at EBRC hall Zunheboto on May 20, organised by District Mission Authority (SSA) Zunheboto under Nagaland Education Mission Society, Department of School Education.

According to DIPR report, the team led by deputy mission director, Tali Jamir conducted the assessment camp. His team comprised of Wati Jamir, prosthetist and orthotist from NRRC Dimapur and Vinay Bishan from Star Key, New Delhi Head-IB. 

Tali Jamir explained that the main purpose of the assessment camp was to help children with special needs between the age of 6 to 18 years and to provide free check-ups of visually impaired, locomotors disabilities, hearing impairment etc. and to provide free aid/devices to them. 

He explained on how hearing aid was to be used and that if used carefully it would last long and also added that the devices were of the best quality and made from the USA. He also added that children, whose hands or legs were/are amputated, would receive artificial hands/legs or other kits at the earliest for free. 

Altogether 30 children between the ages of 6 to 18 years availed the free assessment camp and 9 children received free hearing device.

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