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Katibenla

Posted by - September 12, 2019

NeW Bureau Miss Katibenla,a locomotor/Multiple disabilities, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Rongsennungba from Khensa village, was born on 7th October 2006.She is studying in standard three at Khensa and has two elder siblings. Despite the fact that she is someone with special needs, there is no negative pressure from her peer-mates instead they support her

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Deafness: Not a Curse

Posted by - September 12, 2019

NeW Bureau According to WHO, over 5% of the world’s population or 466 million people has disabling hearing loss (432 million adults and 34 million children). It is estimated that by 2050 over 900 million people or one in every ten people will have disabling hearing loss. Hearing loss may be mild, moderate, severe, or

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FASDs Awareness

Posted by - September 12, 2019

Seema Of late, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders constitute a major public health problem and there has been an increase in awareness in both the lay and academic. It has emerged as a major phenomenon within the education, health, criminal justice and social care systems of many countries, with current prevalence figures suggesting that one in

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Dyslexia: Not a Disease

Posted by - September 11, 2019

Robert Each child learns and develops at a certain pace and reading is no different from other skill building. With an ever increasing emphasis on education and literacy, more and more children need help in learning to read, spell, express their thoughts on paper and acquire adequate use of grammar. Reading is complex and it

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Parenting an Autistic Child: A Challenge

Posted by - September 11, 2019

Asongla A healthy body and a healthy mind are basic necessities for our existence on this planet. However, everything doesn’t fall in place the way we want it to be. As parents, we probably spent a lot of time thinking about our child’s future. It is never easy to learn that someone we love has

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Academic backwardness, Why?

Posted by - September 11, 2019

Dr. Y. Simpson Education is too demanding in this modern world. Poor academic performance is a serious issue for children and their parents. Parents often find their own reasons such as poor teaching by the teacher or the school. With this suspicion, they may shift the child from one school to another. The teachers may

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Persons with Disabilities and Religio-Cultural Traditions in Nagaland

Posted by - September 11, 2019

NeW Bureau Many Societies look upon persons with disabilities as inferior human being incapable of contributing anything to the society. The traditional societies did not give any leadership role to disabled people and excluded them from active involvement of the spiritual, social and developmental life. They suffer the same attitude even in the church. The

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Life with ‘Special Needs’ Children: A Lifetime Journey

Posted by - September 10, 2019

NeW Bureau What we really want for our child is a happy and fulfilling life. It is a universal truth that all children are basically the same but are different up to a limit from each other physically, mentally, educationally and socially. All children need love, encouragement, and support. With encouragement and the right support,

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Youth: Leaders of Tomorrow

Posted by - August 3, 2019

“The youth of today are the leaders tomorrow” -Nelson Mandela Robert Today’s generation of young people is the largest the world has ever known. Yet young people are the source of many of the risks when they find themselves in an environment crowded with agents and the threat of violence, unemployment and marginalization. The leadership

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Youth: Key agents for change

Posted by - August 3, 2019

Asongla The UN has long recognized that young people are a major human resource for development and key agents for social change, economic growth and technological innovation. Youths are usually very energetic and are always willing to go the extra mile if need be to achieve what they believe in and hold on to. They

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