Education for Deaf children during Covid-19

Education for Deaf children during Covid-19

Media Category: Print
Media Organization: Arab News
By: saimashabbir

Like most educational institutions in Pakistan, schools for children with hearing impairments have also been shuttered since March due to the coronavirus outbreak. With over 50 million Pakistani students currently at the risk of falling behind, according to the education ministry, those with disabilities are disproportionally affected due to access barriers. This was until Family Educational Services Foundation (FESF) stepped in and gave a laptop with special software designed to bring deaf children back to class during pandemic.

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