creating an inclusive world
Creating an inclusive world...
People with disabilities may face additional barriers during the lockdown period, like access to information and services; they may need certain reasonable accommodation for remote working. We wanted to ensure that employees with disabilities are not discriminated against in any way. Hence, these guidelines for employers have been developed by Wipro with the support of DEOC entitled 'COVID-19 Disability Inclusive Response at Workplace'
Many educational institutions have been have started imparting online education. However, students with disabilities are facing challenges in accessing online education due to several barriers because of lack of access to technology, books, etc. Even after the lockdown, educational institutions may have to adapt to the "new normal", such as remote learning, physical distancing, etc. This "new normal" should be non-discriminating and inclusive to people with disabilities. Hence DEOC and Javed Abdi Foundation have developed the Guidelines for Educational institutions, entitled COVID-19 Recommendations for Educational Institutions