Delhi government sets up work groups for inclusive schools
September 23, 2016
To ensure that school education is inclusive for children with disabilities, the Delhi government has set up six working groups.
These groups have been created with NGOs that work in the disability-sector and can give inputs on improving the education system.
The government has also released a list of 14 schools across the state where accessible "resource centres" will be built.
An estimated 20,000 children with special needs study in Delhi government schools. The government will train special educators on various disabilities and inclusive education so that they can help children and teachers.
At present most special educators are trained in one specific disability.
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