Traffic signals turn a blind eye towards the blind

Missing auditory signals prove to be a stumbling block for the visually-impaired Blind people struggle to cross roads as the city has just eight auditory traffic signals in place on major intersections. Amarnath, a visually-impaired assistant, Department for the Empowerment of Differently-abled and Senior Citizens said, “It is impossible to walk on roads in general, […]

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Schools for the Blind Lack Basic Infrastructure and Funds

Thousands of visually impaired children are left with outdated teachings Bangalore has several schools for the blind and disabled children, and most of those schools use teaching methodologies and techniques that are conventional and old. These schools, once built to rehabilitate or provide education to the blinds, are currently ‘small-scale institutes’ with student population between […]

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