Govt to facilitate handicapped students: Ms Rehana

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Staff Reporter

Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh for Human Rights & Special Education Department, Ms. Rehana Leghari has said that the Special Education Department is striving hard to meet the standard of imparting education and creating favorable environment to the disabled students in every field.
Speaking during his visit to Deaf Reach School of Family Education Services Foundation (FESF) here on Thursday, Ms Rehana Leghari stated that recently established country’s first government Autism Center in Karachi was example of government sincerity.
The Special Assistant of CM was accompanied by Secretary, Special Education Department, Government of Sindh, Dr. Zulfiqar Shallwani, she visited different sections of FESF and thoroughly briefed by the executive director Richard Geary and Heidi, about their way of imparting education and vocational training to deaf children in order to make them able to meet their both ends with dignity in the society.
She was also informed that FSEF was also strengthening deaf students with the professional skills, such as sewing, weaving, embroidery, tailoring, arts and IT and a new project of culinary art had also been added into the skills category of the school, in which students of different age-groups were being trained as Chef to able them to service at the well-reputed private hotel.
Ms. Rehana praised and appreciated the administration for their sincerity, dedication and adaption with the deaf students and assured that Sindh government and Special Education Department would always remain intact and maintain cooperation in this regard.