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PU CWC launches online education, training for special children
PU CWC launches online education, training for special children

LAHORE: (Tuesday, June 02, 2020): Punjab University Child Welfare Centre has launched online education and training for special children and a youtube channel has also been established which can be beneficial for special children all over Pakistan for learning various skills. CWC Principal Dr Ayesha Wajihulla said that the initiative has been taken on the directions of PU Vice Chancellor Prof Niaz Ahmad in order to take care of special children at home under the prevailing environment. She said that CWC teachers were delivering lectures to special children online and teaching them various vocational skills to make them useful citizens of society. She said that special children were also facing mental and physical health issues due to the prevailing situation because of which PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmad had instructed CWC teachers to engage special persons in healthy teaching and training activities at home. She said that CWC teachers including Nousheen Malik, Saima Naheed, Abida Zahid, Ikram, Almas Ambreen, Farzana Inayat, Imtiaz Hussain, Zia ul Haq, Rizwana Zafar, Tehmina Abbas and Shumaila Gillani had been putting minds together to create a platform for those who were not able to access the regular teaching simulations. She said that special children were being taught and trained about number concept, self-help skills, recognition skills, fine motor skills, music, vocations skills including bookbinding and envelope making and were being engaged in physical activities. She said that CWC had also launched an art and craft learning program for the parents to keep their special children busy at home.
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