Of the total disabled population, 7.5% is speech impaired and 5.8% suffers from hearing impairment, according to the 2011 Census.
SC sends notice to Centre, states on plea seeking directions for dactylology on official press meets
The plea filed by a disability rights activist M Karpagam that the national census 2011 estimates that, nearly 2.1 per cent of the population in India is disabled.
“The sign language training will enable special educators to interact in a better way with children who are mute and hearing impaired.
At a time when mental health has become as important as ever, a counsellor in Irinjalakuda is striving to make the lives of hearing-impaired easier
The central idea behind the initiative was not just to celebrate the nation’s glorious past, but also to envision a future where all its citizens are equally represented.
Comprehending Malayalam words through lip movement and hand gestures has posed difficulties for hearing impaired people and has often led to miscommunication.
Currently, there are only 325 certified sign language interpreters listed by the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre.
The course titled 'Forms of business organisation' is available on the Swayam portal, a platform initiated by the Centre that facilitates hosting different courses.