Monday, October 3, 2022

PwDs receive teaching learning materials

National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (NIEPID) Secunderabad, Telangana under department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, government of India, in collaboration with State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities conducted various trainings in Dimapur and Dimapur districts.
NIEPID also distributed Teaching Learning Materials (TLM) in Dimapur.
TLM distribution camp for persons with intellectual disabilities was organised by National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities, Prodigals Home and District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) Dimapur on June 15 at DDRC, District Hospital, Dimapur (DHD) with director, Census Operations/Citizen Registration Nagaland, ministry of Home Affairs, government of India, Anoop Khinchi as special guest.
According to a DIPR report, Khinchi thanked the institute for providing the PwDs with TLM kits to help them learn more easily.
He requested the parents to take full advantage of the tools and encouraged them to work hard and try to let them learn and live a normal and better life.
Officer in charge, NIEPID, RC, Navi Mumbai Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh demonstrated a brief usage of the kits and informed that training will be given to the parents in the coming days.
Medical Superintendent District Hospital, Dimapur , Dr. Khriesasonuo appreciated NIEPID for bringing awareness to the people and requested to extend their services across the state in the days to come.
In a separate event, NIEPID conducted training a programme on “rehabilitation of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities” for caregivers and parents of children with disabilities in collaboration with the office of the state commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, CIHSR and Prodigal’s Home, Dimapur.
In a press release, Prodigal’s Home informed that during the programme, officer in-charge & faculty in special education, NIEPID Regional Centre Navi Mumbai, Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh conducted elaborative sessions on “disabilities under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016” and “early identification and intervention for children with disabilities”.
Dr. Y. Simpson conducted a session on “role of family in rehabilitation” while CIHSR director, Dr. Sedevi shared his views on the need of extending the rehabilitation services to Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in Nagaland.
Kohima: NIEPID in collaboration with Cherry Blossom Society (CBS) Kohima organised a training on “rehabilitation of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities” for caregivers and parents of children with disabilities on June 13 at JMC Hall, Kohima.
In a press release, CBS Kohima informed that during the training, officer in-charge & faculty in special education, NIEPID regional centre Navi Mumbai, Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh conducted sessions on “disabilities under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016”, “role of family in rehabilitation” and “inclusion of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the light of National Education Policy 2020”.
CBS Kohima principal, Purnima Kayina shared her views on issues and challenges faced by parents and families of children with disabilities during pandemic.
Later, a cultural performance was presented by students with disabilities from CBS. Altogether 86 parents and caregivers participated in the programme.
Earlier on June 10, NIEPID also conducted a training on “early identification and intervention of children with intellectual disabilities” for students of Modern Institute of Teacher Education (MITE) Kohima.
In a press release, MITE Kohima informed that during the training, officer in-charge and faculty in special education, NIEPID regional centre Navi Mumbai, Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh conducted sessions on “types of disabilities under Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016” and “early identification and intervention of children with intellectual disabilities.”
An interactive session on “inclusive education for children with disabilities” was conducted by department of teacher education, Nagaland University, Kohima Campus, professor Gyanendra Tiwari.
Altogether 104 participants attended the programme.