Special lessons for 'challenged' students

Shubhodaya Charitable Trust has developed a  project of  ‘voice books’ for visually challenged students of SSLC.

Managing trustee G Balaji addressing a press meet here on Friday, said that voice books would be released on August 19 at 9.30 am at Humanities Auditorium of Manasagangothri in the city. The release programme would be followed by a workshop for visually challenged on ‘coping with disability.’

The programme would be inaugurated by judge Mohan Sripada Sankolli and Malathi K Holla would release the voice books and president of Mahajana Educational Society R Vasudeva Murthy would preside.

The voice book in form of DVD contains lessons of all subjects- first language Kannada, second language English, third language Hindi, science, social science and mathematics. It also comprises of textbooks read out with appropriate tips, guide lines, music and all comforts easing the learning of students.

The DVD begins with a special lecture for challenged children to increase their confidence level to make some revolutions in the world.

A braille book of contents would also be given with the DVD to facilitate students. The lessons are followed chapter wise, explaining the students to easily understand.
Balaji said nearly Rs six lakh is spent on the project.

The DVDs would be distributed free of cost for visually challenged students and institutions serving with the community, while it costs Rs 1000 for others.
He said, the response is good from public as it already has many takers.

President V Gopalakrishna, honorary trustee K S Nagendra Rao and Mallesh were present.

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