Jyothirgamaya | Empowering the blind
Sensitization
18/06/10

Spreading awareness is the immediate need of the hour.  A majority of the sighted population do not know how to behave with persons with visual impairment. It is highly essential to spread awareness among the general public about the potentials of the blind and to change their perspective of looking at them.  The society are of the constant opinion that blind people are only capable of certain things such as singing, begging, and selling lottery tickets. This attitude must change, and we at Jyothirgamaya are set out to sensitize the society and will embark on creating a mindset change.

Jyothirgamaya conducts sensitization training in school and college students and also for companies in order to create attitudinal change among the general public towards persons with disabilities.sensitisation includes role plays depicting situations of persons with disabilities etc.

The disability awareness training also includes workplace solutions awareness building and access Technology such as screen readers scanning, OCR software new latest access technology which helps persons with disabilities for employment and enables employers to assist Employees with disabilities information about the rights of persons with disabilities and how to handle them how to address them and in general to put across to the general public that persons with disabilities only need some minor adaptations