North Eastern Regional Workshop on Rehabilitation of persons with disabilities
8th-9th March, 2017:The Workshop was organised by the office of the Commissioner for persons with disabilities in collaboration with the Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Speech and Hearing Disability (AYJNISHD) and State Resource Centre on Disability Affairs on 8th & 9th March,2017 at Moreau Institute of Integral Training, Dhankheti, Shillong. 100 participants comprising of Government officials, Rehabilitation Professionals, Special Educators, NGOs attended the programme. Shri. H. Marwein, Additional Chief Secretary, I/c Social Welfare, etc., was the Chief Guest.
After the formal inaugural session of the workshop, an introductory Session was conducted to get an overview about the status of rehabilitation facilities for persons with disabilities available in the North Eastern States. Subsequently, the participants were divided in three groups to brainstorm the issues such as Clinical Services, Educational Services and Skill Development Programmes. Each group presented outcomes of the discussion on the second day of the workshop with Action Plan for the year 2017-18.