Jalandhar July 23 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen, The Freudian Psychological Society in collaboration with Drishti Technology Centre for the Physically Challenged of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar organised “A Sensitization Drive: A Step Towards Inclusion” The Resource Persons, Mrs. Deepika Sood, General Secretary, Saksham, Punjab and Mrs. Kavita Vij , Social Activist and Founder, Saanjh Unique Public School, Jalandhar, were welcomed by Head of PG Department of Psychology, Dr. Ashmeen Kaur with a planter and painting by the students of HMV as a token of appreciation.
The students of the Department of Music (Vocal) under the guidance of Dr. Prem Sagar, Head, Department of Music Vocal presented a performance on “Mera Rang De Basanti Chola” which mesmerised the audience. As the programme proceeded Dr. Prem Sagar and Mrs. Deepika Sood talked about the impact and causes of visual impairment, onset symptoms, factors and various approaches that can help the students work through effectively in this condition.
Mrs. Sood discussed strategies and the current advanced technological applications
Mrs. Sood discussed strategies and the current advanced technological applications like JAWS and Thorium , that are used to enhance the learning experience of the students with impairments and in turn increase educational opportunities. Dr. Prem Sagar mentioned the importance of a good helper and how the role they play in shaping up the future of the children. Mrs. Sood also discussed the approach Saksham has is to cater to all needs of the learner, provide training and learning material through production of various talking books and an integrated educational approach as their belief that “everyone is capable – the way can be different”.
Mrs. Kavita Vij discussed the importance of empathy and emotional sensitivity
Mrs. Kavita Vij discussed the importance of empathy and emotional sensitivity, altruistic skills in helping the not so privileged section of society and how it goes parallel with education. She discussed how she has been relentlessly working with underprivileged children at Unique Public School and with special children at Mother’s Care Special School. Children from all stratas of society are provided education and skill based learning in these schools.
During this event Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen emphasized the need for such Sensitization drives and the importance it holds in education and stressed on various means to enhance it for the better learning experience and educational development of the students. The drive was attended by students of various departments who actively participated throughout the event.
The event was anchored by Ms. Kritagyata, Secretary, Drishti Cell and Ms. Priyanshu, Assistant Secretary, Drishti cell. On this occasion faculty members, Ms. Harmanjeet Kaur , Ms. Niharika Mazumdar and Ms. Shruti Bidani were also present. Ms Pragya Sharma gave the Vote of thanks.