Modern technology can greatly benefit persons with disabilities, moot told

Dawn | Jun 12, 2019 at 6:58 AM
  • The day-long Second International Conference on Special Education with the theme of ‘The Future is Accessible’, organised by the Department of Special Education of the University of Karachi here on Tuesday, was aimed at building a network for persons with disabilities to integrate them into society and uplift them.
  • Dr Humera Bano, assistant professor at the Department of Special Education at the University of Punjab, spoke about the challenges faced by students with visual impairment in taking examination.
  • Dr Farhat Khanam, assistant professor at the Department of Special Education at the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, spoke on the use of hearing aid and its impact on communication and the academic performance of children with hearing impairment who also hail from a low social economic background.