Representation and empowerment of persons with disabilities

a. Vidya sagar a Right Based Organization believing in the right of persons with disabilities to education ,rehabilitation and inclusion. We have a disability legislation unit. We are committed to:

  • Empowerment of persons with disabilities by giving information on their right
  • Make choices, voice them to the professionals and families
  • Empower family to support the children to ensure representation at community level; and
  • Work towards representation at government level through disability legislation unit and its network.

Timeframe and/or implementation plan: 

  • Enhance knowledge base of students on rights of persons with disabilities with special focus on children’s rights through structured curriculum
  • Encourage students participation in awareness program Conduct workshops for parents 
  • Strengthen the supported decision making group initiated by the youth and disability legislation unit
  • Provide access to legal services through the legal aid clinic
  • Advocate against discrimination and ensure the inclusion of disability issues in the mainstream agenda Facilitate formation of self advocacy groups

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Vidya Sagar

Vidya Sagar today runs several programmes reaching out to over 3800 individuals with disabilities.

NGO - National