The ActionAid disability programmes: Experiences in early identification and early intervention
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that about 10% of the world’s population has some form of disability, while statistics from different sources show that about 3.8% of India's population has locomotor, visual or communication disabilities or mental retardation. The Disability Division of ActionAid-India supports 38 non-governmental organisations involved in disability programmes in India. This paper touches upon the experiences of some of its project partners in the areas of early identification and early intervention.
Key wordsEarly identification Early intervention Disability ActionAid
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