28 May 2019
Region’s leading super speciality eye Hospital LJ Eye Institute conducted a workshop on “Integrated education” for creating awareness and growth of blind children in the society. Dr. Sant Lal, Civil Surgeon Ambala, was special guest for the event. Dr, Vikas Mittal founder LJ Eye Institute, senior eye specialists, social activists, parents and guardians of blind children were present with Ms Preety Monga, a national award winner, who conducted the workshop.
During the workshop, experts and professionals shared their views on the children blindness. Workshop scheduled to discuss the scope of integrated education programs for blind children. Integrated education for blind children may help to educate blind children in routine school rather than blind school, it makes blind child equally capable and mentally strong as other normal students. Experts also shared their views on the modern education technology for blind children.
Talking further about the topic Dr Urvish Vashisth, Sr. Surgeon and pediatric ophthalmologist, LJ Eye Institute said, “In the past few years, studies reveal that blind children can grow, flourish and achieve big targets through integrated education technology. Local education supported by well-trained professionals in education of the blind, these special children can learn and enjoy normal life everyday. Integrated education with proffessional consultation will help these children to identify their true abilities which help them to shine and be a better person, statics shows that more than 10% of the blind children are receiving such type of learning for their better future.”
Parents learned about the importance of integrated education how it can help their blind children in behaving normally with their families, neighbours and friends.
During the workshop Ms. Preety Monga, national award winner who is also a blind shared her experience in the workshop. She said “if you are completely dedicated towards your targets and put your 100 percent in it, nobody can stop you to achieve your goals. I also faced so many unbearable difficulties in my life, but my hard work and god help me to defeat all these evils and gave me a bright future.