This report is based on coverage of
a meeting with the members and students and teachers of the Institute of Hazrat
Muhammad . It may be mentioned here that the institute runs several programs
for visually impaired people.
These programs include English
Language Training, Computer Skills Building, essay competitions to promote the
visually impaired to express their concerns, lecture sessions on the rights of
the disabled etc.
In this program Khairul Azam, a
vision impaired college graduate IT teacher of the Institute and Rahima
Patwari, a student of Dhaka University, who participated in a program at the
Institute for the Vision impaired IT – explained their social problems and
said, “ if we are given proper opportunity and recognition by the employers, we
can prove our ability to work as any other normal person. Government and
non-government offices should understand our plight.”