Researches & Publications

RESEARCHES IN THE DISABILITY SECTOR :

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The Centre has conducted several disability researches sanctioned by the Min. of IT, ERNET and N.I.V.H (National Institute for the Visually Handicapped). Below is a list of the researches conducted till date. The reports and publications can be made available on request from the Centre.

  1. STATUS OF BLIND WOMEN IN INDIA
  2. E-DIRECTORY OF THE SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED IN INDIA FOR N.I.V.H

NIVH, the nodal agency working under Ministry of social justice and empowerment, Govt. of India, undertook an empirical study to understand the `Nature and Scope of services for the visually impaired’ in India and entrusted the Research wing of `NAB Centre for Blind Women, Delhi’ for collecting and compiling the data. Information on all the services being rendered for people with visual impairment in 880 organisations across India, was collected and later formulated in the form of India’s first comprehensive e-directory and uploaded on the website of NIVH

  1. EVALUATION AND MONITORING OF THE “PROJECT ON SETTING UP OF VOCATIONAL CENTRES FOR PROVISION OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TO CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES” IN TAMIL NADU AND DELHI
  2. ESTABLISHMENT AND MONITORING OF ERNET ICT CENTRES IN 100 SCHOOLS/INSTITUTES FOR DISABLED ALL OVER INDIA
  3. JOB MAPPING FOR BLIND PERSONS IN 4 INDUSTRIES IN COLLABORATION WITH THE AMERICAN INDIA FOUNDATION
  4. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE TRAINING FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

PUBLICATIONS :

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  1. ERNET TRAINERS’ MANUALS

The Centre has developed course material & syllabus on how to train children with different disabilities on IT skills with the help of aids and appliances. This been provided to master trainers dealing with children with disabilities across the country in 100 schools.

  1. MANUAL ON TRAINING PERSONS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT ON THERAPEUTIC MASSAGES

A new course curriculum in Therapeutic massages for the Visually Impaired with help from AIF has been constructed with inputs from Spa experts from ITC Hotels Delhi, Shahnaz Academy Delhi and Tsukuba University, Japan. 

  1. BEST PRACTICES IN EMPLOYMENTNT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN INDIA

An employer survey study undertaken by AIF in 2014 in partnership with NAB CBW and Disability Studies to examine the key practices, operations, policies and critical success factors of employers practicing inclusive employment practices in the Indian private sector.

  1. JOB MAPPING FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

An industry study undertaken by AIF in partnership with NAB CBW and Disability Studies  through job mapping covering targeted industries in order to gain an insight into jobs where visually impaired people get placement and also make the industry aware of an additional pool of human resource. Click here to download