Different Abilities

Need for Curriculum for differently-abled in Pakistan

Daily Tribune in its editorial on 16 April 2023 stressed the need for the government of Pakistan to do everything possible to promote and include all groups in society. According to Daily Tribune, “In 2020, a NADRA survey revealed that there are as many as 371,833 differently-abled children in Pakistan. Despite their large number, we rarely come across persons with…

Autism and SDGs

The 2024 observance of World Autism Day is aligned with the implementation status and progress on the Sustainable Development Goals. Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition representing human evolution and neurodiversity among all world populations. The SDGs are universally agreed goals adopted in 2015 by the UN to bridge economic disparities…

Punjab govt to open transgender schools in each division: CM

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has announced the establishment of a transgender school at division level and also directed the relevant authorities to provide educational facilities to special children in at least one government school in each district. These decisions were taken at a meeting held to review proposed…

President instruct Wapda to disburse a welfare grant to the special child

ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi has directed Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) to immediately pay the welfare grant to a retired employee`s special child from the date of its discontinuation . According to the Presidency, the president ordered the authority to initiate disciplinary proceedings against delinquent officials who had stopped…


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