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#InternationalDisabilityDay: CENTRE TASKS FG FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF REHABILITATION CENTRES IN ALL STATES OF THE FEDERATION

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Please shareTweetThe Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has taken a swipe at the federal government over the unavailability of training/rehabilitation centers for disabled persons in most states in Nigeria. This was contained in a press statement issued on Thursday and signed by the Executive Chairman of CITAB, Mr. Jolomi Fenemigho

Association of Blind Urges Public to Make Way for Visually Impaired People

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Please shareTweetIn celebration of the International White Cane and Safety Day 2020, the Nigeria Association of the Blind (NAB) Lagos Chapter has urged the public to always make way for persons with visual impairment in Lagos State and Nigeria. The association made this call during its empowerment and White Cane Awareness rally in Epe area

E-Learning Programme: CITAB Tasks Ogun Governor On Including Learners With Disabilities

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Please shareTweetThe centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has called on the Ogun State’s government to include students with visual impairment in the plan for free internet service for e-learning purposes in the state. This was contained in a press release issued by the group’s executive chairman, Jolomi George Fenemigho. It

Group Asks Ogun Governor To Extend E-Learning To Blind Persons

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Please shareTweetThe Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB) has asked the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, to ensure that blind persons are catered for following his directive for free internet service to primary and secondary school students enrolling in e-learning in the state. The convener of the association, Jolomi Fenemigho, frowned

E-LEARNING: INCLUDE LEARNERS WITH DISABILITY – CITAB

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Please shareTweetThe centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB), has called on the Ogun State government to include students with visual impairment in the plan for free internet service for e-learning purposes in the state. This was contained in a press release issued on Tuesday by the group’s executive chairman, Jolomi George

COVID19: ADVERSITY TO ADVANTAGE? BY DESTINY CHUKWUMA DICKSON

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Please shareTweetChalya and Rejoice are businesswomen. Like most people across the globe, the COVID19 pandemic has had devastating effect on their business. The duo have had to embrace the social media and other digital tools to promote sales. Increase in daily orders ensures that the economy continues to breathe despite the storm. This is the

XBOX Series X Tactile Indicators Adds More Accessibility For Visually Impaired Gamers

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Please shareTweet Game company Microsoft has revealed that it has added a certain feature on the Xbox Series X hardware that will assist players who are visually impaired and for those who want to attach cables from behind without looking at them.According to Microsoft Devices Inclusive Lead Bryce Johnson, the next-gen Xbox console system has

COVID-19: PERSONS WITH DISABILITY IN DELTA CRY OUT FOR SUPPORT

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Please shareTweetPhysically challenged persons in Delta State have appealed to the government, corporate organisations and good spirited individuals to lend a helping hand to ensure their survival, lamenting neglect especially during this COVID-19 period.While lamenting that their individual challenges have always meant daily hardship for them, the outbreak of the novel virus has practically made

COVID-19 and application of disability laws in Nigeria

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The enactment of Discrimination against Person Disabilities (Prohibition) Act (the Disability Act) marked a paradigm shift in the legally acceptable manner of conducting affairs in Nigeria. It symbolizes a departure from the era wherein the treatment of persons with disability bore no legal consequence in the scheme of things. There is now a new legal regime, and this new reality need be given expression in all affairs, particularly in the current covid-19 response.

Students with special needs left out of lockdown plans

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Students with disabilities are said to be receiving inadequate learning support during the COVID-19 lockdown due to lack of inclusive learning environment.

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