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Hippocampus Opens the World to Visually Challenged Children


In a world where children are spoilt for choice with new and exciting products, services and experiences, equity among children is the next challenge. Providing access for differently-abled children to integrate them as closely as possible with the mainstream is a Himalayan effort in itself, and taking the right step forward is the Creative Resource Centre (CRC) housed within the Hippocampus Children’s Library in Chennai.

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Hippocampus – Workshop on Origami and Books for Visually Impaired

Hippocampus is back with a interesting workshop on Origami. Visually impaired can now find books in Hippocampus. For details Read on..

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Audio CDs for the Visually Impaired Helps Students To Face the X Standard Exams with Confidence

Braille PDA (by Humanware)

Braille PDA (by Humanware) (Photo credit: sinosplice)

A primitive-looking recording studio at the Government School for the Visually Impaired, Vazhuthacaud, has proven its worth in an unexpected way recently. But for it, the visually-impaired students in the state could not have appeared for the SSLC exams with confidence this year.

Visually-impaired students had been pushed into an academic crisis this year. Because of some technical glitches, Braille-enabled text books could not be printed for most of the subjects. However, this inadequacy was ably taken care of by a blind teacher in the school.

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