Meeting on Deafblindness held in Guwahati
NGO based in Guwahati, Shishu Sarothi organised the Assam State Advocacy Meeting on ‘deafblindness’ recently.
The meeting was jointly arranged by Shishu Sarothi and Sense International India. The aim of the meeting was to raise awareness about Deafblindness.
Deafblindness disability is a combination of sight and hearing impairments.
Shishu Sarothi has been working for people with Deafblindness with support from Sense International India. This is done through a project called ‘SPARSH- Educational and Rehabilitation Services for Deafblind and Multi-Sensory Impaired Persons’.
The meeting was used to discuss the rights of persons with Deafblindness and the actions needed to make their lives better.