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DU conducts session for visually challenged students and teachers

NEW DELHI: In a first of its sort initiative, Delhi University arranged a webinar on ‘Covid-19 and the Challenges of the Visually Impaired’. Presided over via the Vice-Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi, the net conference saw over 150 visually challenged students and school participants discussing the pandemic and made up our minds to prepare a coverage report concerning interventions required for the visually impaired, to be circulated in public domain and for implementation.

Delhi University, which has nearly 3,000 students with disabilities, has been attaining out to such students via quite a lot of tasks. “Based at the feedback regarding the challenges being confronted via them, particularly the visually impaired, it was made up our minds to prepare a focussed webinar on quite a lot of problems being confronted via such students throughout the existing exceptional disaster,” the university informed.

The VC assured the visually impaired students and school participants that the University will make all conceivable efforts to be sure that difficulties being confronted via them with appreciate to educational and different problems because of alternate in content-delivery strategies, are addressed with utmost sensitivity and commitment. He stated that “there is no downside which cannot be triumph over with correct make stronger and accessibility” and added that the University has a commitment to be extra considerate towards its vulnerable segments of scholars.

The webinar focused on numerous problems equivalent to changing environments and leading edge approaches: challenges & answers in the context of the visually impaired, choice modes of conversation, teaching-learning methods throughout the existing times, assistive technology & get entry to to e-resources, particular challenges of the visually impaired on the undergraduate degree, the tasks of the Covid-19 taskforce, medico-psychological aspects of Covid-19, and so forth.

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