Volume 4 Issue 13 - July 01, 2006
National Institute for Persons with Multiple Disabilities in Tamil Nadu
D.N.I.S. News Network – Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has announced that it will set up a national institute for persons with multiple disabilities in Kancheepuram district in Tamil Nadu.
The National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (N.I.E.P.M.D.) will cater to special rehabilitation needs of persons with multiple disabilities and impart professional training to them.
The term Multiple Disabilities encompasses those with two or more disabilities listed in the Disability Act which includes low vision, blindness, locomotor disability, hearing impairment, mental disability, mental illness, leprosy cured, and as National Trust included in 1999 – cerebral palsy and autism.
The major objectives as stated by the Ministry are:
- To undertake development of human resources for management, training, rehabilitation, education, employment and social development of persons with multiple disabilities.
- To promote and conduct research in all areas relating to multiple disabilities and to develop transdisciplinary models and strategies for social rehabilitation to meet the needs of diverse groups of people with multiple disabilities.
It has invited applications for its courses including Diploma in Special Education (Deafblindness) and Diploma in Special Education (Cerebral Palsy).
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Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill
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