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What Assistive Technologies Can Do To Make STEM More Inclusive

March 15, 2021 12:16 pm Published by Comments Off on What Assistive Technologies Can Do To Make STEM More Inclusive

By Joel P Joseph
The Wire Science

Entrepreneur Christina Wallace wrote in 2015, “for most people – myself included – the default [picture of a scientist] is probably a white man in a lab coat, hunched over a microscope.”

Thanks to many individuals, collectives and movements showing the mirror on racial, gender-based and caste-based discrimination in STEM, this stereotype is slowly changing. However, few still have promoted the inclusion of people with a disability in STEM.


Vidhya Y featured in TheLifeofScience.com calendar 2021 featuring women, transgender & non-binary folks in science

February 11, 2021 3:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Vidhya Y featured in TheLifeofScience.com calendar 2021 featuring women, transgender & non-binary folks in science

Vidhya Y is featured in TheLifeofScience.com calendar 2021.. This year’s calendar honors various ways in which women, transgender, and non-binary persons are contributing to science in India. It features around 40 contemporary individuals who are helping the growth of the Indian scientific and academic ecosystem.


Talk to 12th Grade Students at Ramakrishna Mission

February 3, 2021 10:02 am Published by Comments Off on Talk to 12th Grade Students at Ramakrishna Mission

Vidhya addressed a group of 100 students of 12th grade from the Ramakrishna Mission, Chennai and shared her journey and encouraged them to choose courses of their choice for higher studies.


Accessible Computer Science Fall Workshop : White paper

January 27, 2021 1:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Accessible Computer Science Fall Workshop : White paper

Supriya from Vision Empower took part in the "Accessible Computer Science Fall Workshop" Nov 17, 2020 - Nov 19 2020 on "Using research to make Computer Science education accessible to all learners" organized by Microsoft, University of Washington, and University of Colorado, Boulder. The whitepaper, Reimagining Accessibility and Inclusion in K12 Computer Science Education Through Curriculum and Professional Development was an outcome of this workshop.


Nothing ‘special’ about these needs

January 19, 2021 11:03 am Published by Comments Off on Nothing ‘special’ about these needs

To people with disabilities in India, STEM fields remain largely inaccessible. A glimmer of hope has come in the form of the National Education Policy 2020, but unless some serious gaps are addressed, progress is unlikely.


Winter School of the Center for Accessibility in the Global South

January 7, 2021 2:47 pm Published by Comments Off on Winter School of the Center for Accessibility in the Global South

Vision Empower is happy to participate in the first Winter School of the Center for Accessibility in the Global South January 7th 2021 to January 9th 2021. 


Grade 3

November 18, 2020 1:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Grade 3

English</h5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19...
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Pragya Nov 2020

November 13, 2020 11:25 am Published by Comments Off on Pragya Nov 2020

A three day online teacher training workshop Pragya’2020 was organized by Vision Empower on 9th, 10th and 11th of November....
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Play Plan : Sorting

November 4, 2020 5:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Sorting

General Information: Numeracy concept: Counting and AdditionMaterials: 3 varieties of dry edible items (cashew, raisins, dates, peanuts, almonds, boiled chickpeas...
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Play Plan : Multiples

November 4, 2020 3:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Multiples

Numeracy concept: Counting, Comparing (smaller, bigger) Material: one stainless steel or metal bowl, one flat tray, Marbles/Seeds/Beads, dice-2 (Android app...
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Play Plan : Counting

November 4, 2020 3:08 pm Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Counting

Play plan: Pebble Game – Counting Numeracy concept: Counting, Comparing (smaller, bigger) Material: one stainless steel or metal bowl, one...
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Play Plan : Patterns

November 4, 2020 3:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Patterns

General Information: Numeracy concept: Patterns and SortingMaterials: 2-3 different varieties of pebbles or block or any items with different texture...
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Play Plan : Steps To Treasure

November 4, 2020 3:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Steps To Treasure

General information Prerequisites: Counting and sortingPlay arena: A familiar place with less obstruction 3 chairs/stools 3 plastic boxes/jars with lid...
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Play Plan : Sounds & Patterns

November 4, 2020 3:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Sounds & Patterns

General Information Prerequisites: –Play arena: 3 broad items/boxes of different materials such as wood, steel and plastic.3 steel glasses of...
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Play Plan : Body Percussion

November 4, 2020 3:06 pm Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Body Percussion

General Information Prerequisites: CountingPlay arena:Number of players: 2 or more Game Overview and Basic Rules for Play Body percussion is...
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Play Plan : Odd One Out

November 4, 2020 3:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Odd One Out

GENERAL INFORMATION: Numeracy concept: Deductive reasoning skills, problem solving skillsMaterials: 3 sets with 4 items in each set. Any 3...
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Play Plan : Game Birthday

November 4, 2020 3:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Game Birthday

General Information Numeracy concept: TimeMaterials: NonePrerequisites: Familiarity with numbers, days and monthsNumber of players: 2 or more Game Overview and...
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Play Plan : Collaborative Sorting

November 4, 2020 11:22 am Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Collaborative Sorting

General Information Card deck: Children’s cards or standard cards (as per the child’s play level) Prerequisites: Counting, number recognition, identifying...
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Play Plan : Ganitmala

November 4, 2020 11:22 am Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Ganitmala

General Information Material: Beads of two different textures, Thread Prerequisites: Counting, Number recognition Number of players: Any number Game Overview...
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Play Plan : Last Man Standing

November 4, 2020 11:21 am Published by Comments Off on Play Plan : Last Man Standing

General Information Numeracy concept: Place value Card deck: Children’s cards or standard cards (as per the child’s play level) Prerequisites:...
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