Express News Service
KOCHI: Life is never easy for those with disabilities. Even if the children manage to get an education, many find it difficult to secure a job.
The situation is especially very bad in the case of those with 100 per cent disabilities. The question 'What next after school education?' has always been looming large once the children pass out. This question becomes even more pointed in the case of special needs children.
As an answer to this question, the Samagra Shiksha Kerala (SSK) launched a vocational rehabilitation programme 'Esteem' under the 2020-2021 'Strengthening Teaching- Learning And Results for States' (STARS) initiative.
"This pilot programme, which is the first of its kind in the state, has been designed for the hearing impaired and visually challenged children. However, in the coming years’ other...