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The Quest for Education – Persons with Disabilities, Severely Challenged
Education is the fundamental building block of development; it leads to an improved quality of life, employment, social acceptance and inclusion, national ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Nov 30, 2016 03:38 PM — Filed under:
Where Are There So Few Books For The Print-Impaired?
India publishes approximately 90,000 books each year in 24 different languages. We have over 16,000 publishers, and are one of the top nations for English book ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Nov 04, 2016 01:20 AM — Filed under:
Mobile Apps Are Excluding Millions Of Indians Who Want To Use Them
If someone were to ask you how many apps you use in a day, you might need to stop and count. You use apps to book cabs, to order groceries, make payments ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Sep 24, 2016 04:01 PM — Filed under:
An Overview of Accessibility Work (2008 - 2016)
India has an estimated 70 million disabled persons who are unable to read printed materials due to some form of physical, sensory, cognitive or other ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Sep 24, 2016 04:09 PM — Filed under:
We Tested 18 Government Apps, and Most are not Fully Accessible to the Disabled
When you wake up in the morning, the odds are one of the first things you look at is your phone. You might check WhatsApp, review the news, look at the day’s ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Sep 03, 2016 03:32 AM — Filed under:
Report on eSpeak with NVDA Screen Reader and Assistive Technology for Visually Challenged
The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore and National Association for the Blind, New Delhi in collaboration with Centre for Differently Abled Persons, ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Apr 02, 2016 06:33 AM — Filed under:
Report on NVDA with E-Speak and BookShare Online Library
With the objective to sensitize and impart the skillset in handling NVDA – the Screen Reader and the usage of BookShare Online Library for the print disabled ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Apr 02, 2016 05:54 AM — Filed under:
National Compendium of Laws, Policies, Programmes for Persons with Disabilities
This compendium was compiled by the Centre for Internet & Society in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Feb 05, 2016 02:16 AM — Filed under: ,
Report on use of eSpeak Bengali with NVDA
NVDA team conducted a training programme at Turnstone Matruchaya, Siligudi, West Bengal from September 7 to 9, 2015. Fourteen delegates attended. Nirmal Verma ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Nov 09, 2015 03:57 PM — Filed under: , ,
Report on the Training in the Use of eSpeak Hindi with NVDA
This workshop was organized by the newly established NGO called “Lakshay for the Differently Abled’”. The main objective of the organization is to spread the ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Oct 04, 2015 10:52 AM — Filed under: ,
Report on 5 day TOT for Training in Use of Espeak Kannada with NVDA
A unique programme was organized in partnership with Mitra Jyothi – Bangalore, Enable India – Bangalore and NFB Karnataka. The aim of the programme was to ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Oct 04, 2015 10:34 AM — Filed under: ,
eSpeak Training in Hindi Language
National Association for the Blind, Kullu hosted a 2 day training in the use of eSpeak in Hindi language with NVDA for its special educators, in-service blind, ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Oct 04, 2015 08:43 AM — Filed under: , ,
Training in eSpeak Marathi
NVDA team conducted a training programme in Marathi language on August 22 and 23, 2015 at Atmadepam Society in Nagpur. Twenty-two participants attended. ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Oct 04, 2015 07:33 AM — Filed under: ,
India’s missing disabled population
The highest rates of disability are amongst those who are vision-impaired, and those who have problems to do with movement. by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Sep 10, 2015 04:31 PM — Filed under:
August 2015 NVDA Report
by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Sep 03, 2015 02:55 PM
Training in eSpeak Hindi
NVDA team conducted a workshop at Jeevan Jyoti School for the Blind, Varanasi from August 26 to 28, 2015. Eighty five students and 13 teachers took part in the ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Sep 03, 2015 02:41 PM — Filed under: ,
July 2015 Report
by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Aug 10, 2015 03:58 PM
Report on eSpeak Marathi Training at MJ College, Jalgaon
The Centre for Internet & Society conducted a workshop for reading and writing using eSpeak with NVDA at Dreamy Eyes Resource Centre in Jalgaon on June 23 and ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 22, 2015 01:22 AM — Filed under:
Report on Kannada eSpeak Training with NVDA
NVDA team conducted a two day training programme at Mitra Jyothi in Bangalore (June 8 and 9, 2015). Forty-three delegates attended the training programme. by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 22, 2015 02:14 AM — Filed under:
Report on the Use of eSpeak in Urdu and Kashmiri
NVDA team conducted a training programme at Kashmir University from June 15 to 17, 2015. Forty-four delegates attended the training programme. Kaifee Asami was ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 21, 2015 03:39 PM — Filed under:
Report on 15 days Training in Basic Computing at RNKS
The NVDA team organized a 15 days training in basic computing at Rajasthan Natrahin Kalyan Sansthan (RNKS) in Jaipur. The training programme held from June 1 - ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 21, 2015 03:16 PM — Filed under:
Report on eSpeak Tamil Computing with NVDA Training Workshop
The NVDA team held a five days training (June 3 - 7, 2015) at Anne Jane Askwith Higher Secondary School for the Visually Impaired, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli. by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 21, 2015 02:46 PM
Report on Training on the Use of eSpeak Hindi on Windows and Android Platforms
Indian Association for the Blind conducted a one day workshop on the use of eSpeak for Windows and Android platforms on May 28, 2015. Twenty-seven delegates ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 21, 2015 02:30 PM — Filed under:
Report on the Training in the Use of eSpeak for Indian Languages during TOT Conducted by Enable India
Enable India, Bangalore conducted a TOT for training computer teachers for the blind, which was held from May 11 to 20, 2015 at Blind Empowerment ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 21, 2015 02:32 AM — Filed under:
Report on Training in the Use of eSpeak Gujarati with NVDA
The training was imparted at Blind Peoples Association, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad on November 17 and 18, 2014. Thirteen delegates underwent the training. R.P.Soni ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 20, 2015 02:30 PM — Filed under:
Report on Training in eSpeak Marathi
The NVDA team conducted a training at SIES College, Sion, Mumbai on June 28, 2015. Thirty-four delegates attended the training programme. Harshad Jadhav was ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 16, 2015 01:48 AM — Filed under: , ,
Report on training workshop at NAB Delhi R K Puram
The workshop was held at the National Association for the Blind, Sector 5 R. K. Puram, New Delhi on December 17, 2014. The objective of the workshop was to ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 20, 2015 02:53 PM — Filed under:
Report on 30 Days Summer Course on Basic Computer Competencies and Language Proficiency
The month long summer course was held at Karna Vidya Technology Centre, Thiru-Vi-Ka, Industrial Estate, Chennai and was attended by 20 delegates. by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 12, 2015 01:55 PM — Filed under:
Report on eSpeak Tamil Computing with NVDA Training Workshop in Tirunelveli
The training workshop by the NVDA team was held at Anne Jane Askwith Higher Secondary School for the Visually Impaired, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli from June 3 ... by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 12, 2015 07:50 AM — Filed under: , ,
May 2015 Bulletin
Newsletter for the month of May can be accessed below. by Nirmita Narasimhan last modified Jul 29, 2015 02:29 PM