January: Inclusive education and sports awards In January 2019, the Ministry of Education’s “zero reject policy” was implemented. It was put in place to ensure that all special needs students have access to education, and students with disabilities do not drop out of school. Under this policy, state education departments and district education offices must...
Paying for treatment, mobility aids or accessibility equipment with disability can be a challenge in itself. But there are ways to receive discounts or subsidies, and organisations that you can approach for help. Subsidies at government hospitals Government hospitals waive outpatient charges, or provide discounts for PWDs as well as those who meet the following...
All public higher education institutions (IPTAs) must become completely disabled-friendly within the next decade, says Dr Maszlee Malik.
The Education Minister said this was part of the guidelines for the OKU (Disabled) Inclusion in Higher Education Institutions Policy that was implemented in January.
It was good news for a deaf teacher, who has been granted leave by the Education Ministry to do his doctorate in the United States. Lee Tur Chung (pic) of SM Pendidikan Khas Vokasional obtained a one-year scholarship under the Fulbright Foreign Student Programme to pursue a PhD in deaf education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Cadangan untuk meningkatkan kemudahan Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) di daerah ini sudah diusulkan untuk pertimbangan Majlis Daerah Penampang (MDP). Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Moyog, Jenifer Lasimbang, ketika dihubungi berkata beliau sudah mengemukakan cadangan itu untuk dibincangkan dalam mesyuarat akan datang.