Disabilities should be part of school education - High Court

The Madras High Court has asked the state government to educate school children about disabilities.

The court has ordered that the school syllabus should include information about disabilities and the rights of people with disabilities.

The court observed that education given to the children in schools should include lessons on tolerance, empathy and respect for the disabled people.

The court has asked the government to ensure that the syllabus is changed from the next academic year.

The court has also asked the government to make education accessible for people with disabilities.

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