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Analysis of Bibliography on Specific Learning Disability in India

Srinivasan Venkatesan, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2017)


This study attempts a comprehensive qualitative and quantitative analysis of un-annotated bibliographic listing of books and citations compiled on specific learning disability published by researchers in India.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/540/359


Access to Services and Barriers faced by People with Disabilities: A Quantitative Survey

Nathan Grills, Lawrence Singh, Hira Pant, Jubin Varghese, GVS Murthy, Monsurul Hoq, Manjula Marella, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2017)


In low- and middle-income middle-income countries, reliable and disaggregated disability data on prevalence, participation and barriers are often unavailable. This study aimed to estimate disability prevalence, determine associated socio-demographic factors and compare access in the community between people with and without disability in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand, India, using the Rapid Assessment of Disability survey.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/615/364


Community-Based Rehabilitation for Children with Intellectual Disability: Experiences from Endosulfan Affected Areas in India

Augustine, A., Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2016)


This article describes a Community-Based Participatory Approach (CBPA) for children with intellectual disability in Endosulfan affected areas of Kasaragod district in Kerala state of India. The CBPA strategy evolved from Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) and was led by Local Self-Government (LSG) members. It involves a four-pronged approach encompassing family, community, service centres and LSG, with a focus on income generation activities and creation of employment opportunities. The CBPA model considers the cultural uniqueness and limited resources in areas where the unscientific and extensive use of pesticides has led to high prevalence of multiple deformities including intellectual disabilities.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/515/318


Knowledge of Primary School Teachers in Identifying Children with Learning Disabilities

Shari Moothedath, Mysore Narasimha Vranda, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2015)


This study explores the knowledge of primary school teachers in identifying children with learning disabilities.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/443/266


Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Childhood Epilepsy

Expert Committee on Pediatric Epilepsy, Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Eds.: Indian Pediatrics, (2009)


Seizures constitute the most common neurological problem in children and the majority of epilepsy has its onset in childhood. Appropriate diagnosis and management of childhood epilepsy is essential to improve quality of life in these children. Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, modified to the Indian setting by a panel of experts, are not available.
https://www.indianpediatrics.net/aug2009/681.pdf


Invisible Victims of Sexual Violence. Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities in India

Human Rights Watch, (2018)


This report details the challenges many women and girls with disabilities face throughout the justice process: reporting abuse to the police, obtaining appropriate medical care, having complaints investigated, navigating the court system, and getting adequate compensation.
https://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/report_pdf...


Accessibility to Power: Framing of the Disability Rights Movements in India and Nepal

Henrik Schedin, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2017)


This paper explores the effect of inherent social inequalities on disability rights movements and their political activities in India and Nepal. The situation for persons with disabilities is similar in both countries. Many social and cultural phenomena coincide, and laws and policies are currently being formulated in line with the human rights agenda. In order to understand the current situation and the envisioned future for persons with disabilities, it is important to probe how, and under what circumstances, the disability issue is framed.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/642/372


Advocacy Campaign for the Rights of People with Disabilities: A Participatory Action Research within a Community-based Rehabilitation Project in Maharashtra, India

Jaiswal, A. & Gupta, S., Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2016)


This paper aimed to demonstrate how participatory action research (PAR) within a Community-based Rehabilitation (CBR) project facilitated community participation to advocate for the rights of people with visual impairment. An advocacy campaign, led by the local people with and without disabilities, was launched for the construction of an accessible foot over- bridge (FOB) at Vangani railway station in Maharashtra, India.
http://dcidj.org/article/download/529/332


Parental Stress in Raising a Child with Disabilities in India

Vidya Bhushan Gupta, Priyanka Mehrotra, Naveen Mehrotra, Eds.: Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development Journal (DCIDJ), (2012)



http://dcidj.org/article/view/119/74


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