ORIENTATION WORKSHOP ON DISABILITY ISSUES

Saaya Association has organized with the support of Chef International Two days orientation workshop on Disability issues 11-12 May, 2012 in Charsada the 60 Teachers from different primary and secondary school participated from Charsada. On a very first day of workshop topics which were covered based on basic information like, about disability, Impairment and its types, the participants are also learnt about the individual issues of persons with disabilities and especially the response of society towards the person with disabilities. These topics meant to educate participants about the disabilities exist in our society, including the severity of the disabilities in order to create awareness and acceptance among our society for persons with disabilities to survive as an honorable individual without any dependence upon others as well as eliminate the factor of sympathetic attitude in society for person with disability., because the responses of the society towards the person with disability having strong influence, and this workshop aimed to eliminate all these issues, and negative responses of the general mass and to provide a board insight about independent living among Persons with Disabilities just a non-disable person.


Mr. Asim Zafar also teach them about inclusive education he said that Inclusive education means that all students attend and are welcomed by their neighborhood schools in age-appropriate, regular classes and are supported to learn, contribute and participate in all aspects of the life of the school. It does not mean that students with certain characteristics are grouped together in separated classrooms for all or part of the school day. Within regular classrooms, opportunities are developed for all students to learn together even though some students may have different education goals.