HEALTH MINISTER RELEASES AUDIO AND VIDEO MUSIC ALBUM ON DISABILITY

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Panaji, February 18, 2013 …  Minister for Helath Shri. Laxmikant Parsekar  released an Audio album titled ” Voices for inclusion”  and Video album on  “It’s you who can help me to shine”  on  educating children with disabilities along with other children in the same  school  at a function held at Museum Auditorium, Patto,  Panaji,  on Saturday.

The Audio and Video Music Album on disability awareness is produced by Ms. Jacinta Santamaria, a  Special Educator by profession.

Speaking on the occasion the Health Minister Shri Laxmikant Parsekar said  that there are about 4000 disabled children in the state  who have to be helped to  overcome their disability.

He stressed the need to promote a resource room for children with disabilities in regular schools to provide them an opportunity and all the facilities.

Shri Parsekar appreciated the efforts of  Ms. Jacinta Santamaria for bringing out  an  audio  and video music album which will help special children  to overcome fear and misconception about disability and help them to lead a normal life.

Ms. Rita Paes, Principal of Nirmala  Educational  Institution, Shri. Pradip Sawant  and Ms. Lobo also spoke on the occasion.

Ms. Jacinta Santamaria  welcomed the gathering. She said, CD on  inclusive  education means children learning together and learning from each other.