Computer Training for Visually Impaired Persons in Swabi

Computer Training for Visually Impaired Persons in Swabi In May 2010, the Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP), in collaboration with CHIP Organization and a local Disabled People Organization (DPO), conducted a Computer Training program for visually impaired persons in Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). This initiative aimed to empower visually impaired individuals by enhancing their computer skills and providing them with valuable tools for personal and professional development. The training sessions focused on teaching essential computer skills, including the use of screen readers and other assistive technologies that facilitate computer use for visually impaired individuals. Participants learned how to navigate the…

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Accessibility Audit and Disability Awareness Session at TEVTA Sohawa 2010

Accessibility Audit and Disability Awareness Session at TEVTA Sohawa 2010 In collaboration with CHIP Organization, the Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP) conducted an Accessibility Audit at TEVTA Sohawa on March 19, 2010. This initiative aimed to evaluate the accessibility of the Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) facilities and promote disability awareness. The Accessibility Audit focused on identifying physical barriers and recommending modifications to ensure that the TEVTA Sohawa campus is accessible to all individuals, including those with disabilities. The audit covered various aspects, such as ramps, door widths, signage, and restroom facilities, to ensure compliance with accessibility standards.…

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National Consultation Workshop on Barriers to Inclusive Development 2010

National Consultation Workshop on Barriers to Inclusive Development 2010 On March 16, 2010, the Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP), in collaboration with Sightsavers, DFID, and CHIP Organization, organized a National Consultation Workshop titled "Barriers to Inclusive Development - Policies and Practices" in Islamabad. This significant event aimed to identify and address the challenges hindering inclusive development in Pakistan. The workshop brought together a diverse group of stakeholders, including policymakers, practitioners, and representatives from various organizations, to discuss and develop strategies for overcoming the barriers to inclusive development. Key topics included policy gaps, practical challenges, and the need for collaborative efforts…

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Disability Equality Training at Bahria University Islamabad – January 2010

Disability Equality Training at Bahria University Islamabad - January 2010 In January 2010, the Special Talent Exchange Program (STEP) organized a comprehensive Disability Equality Training (DET) session at Bahria University, Islamabad. This initiative aimed to raise awareness and foster a more inclusive environment within the university community. The training sessions, held on the Bahria University campus, focused on equipping participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and address the challenges faced by persons with disabilities. Through interactive discussions, case studies, and role-playing exercises, attendees gained valuable insights into promoting disability rights and implementing inclusive practices. This DET initiative…

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