Serving Individuals with Special Needs
India is the home to the maximum number of visually impaired persons. According to World Health Organization, of the 37 million persons who are blind, 15 million are from India. NAB Delhi is a non-profit organization which is working perseveringly since 1979 for visually impaired persons. It is registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860-Registration No. s/10184.
NAB Delhi’s prime objective has been to make visually impaired persons both self-reliant and contributing members of the society.
National Association for the Blind Delhi has also been a pioneer in initiating services for children with visual impairment and additional disabilities since 1997. Centre for Multiple disabilities provides individualized intervention to multisensory impaired/deaf-blind children. It is also recognized as a Regional Learning Centre on Deaf-blindness (North) providing training on deaf-blindness to various NGOs working in the disability sector.
The organization lays special emphasis on education and skill development. NAB Delhi aims to send each and every visually impaired child into mainstream school. It highly advocates the concept of integrated education for social fulfillment. It also dreams to embed computer education and assistive technology into the lives of every visually impaired bringing them closer to the world. We ardently focus on qualitative education and skill development.
Since inception of the organization, education of visually impaired has been the core objective and the hard work of teachers and students make NAB Delhi education system one of the best. The Integrated Education (IED) is the core activity of NAB Delhi Education department. We send our students to many Public and Government schools like Tagore International, Kendriya Vidyalaya, DAV Public, Guru Harkrishan, etc., and provide Sessions of remedial teaching / enrichment classes with the help of assistive devices and specially developed Teaching Learning Material to maximise their learning. To achieve education for all disabled children, we are in collaboration with National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) to provide opportunity for those students who come late to the education system or have difficulty in continuing regular school.
REC Limited, A Govt. of India Navratna Enterprise, committed financial assistance under CSR initiative to National Association for the Blind (NAB) for the project.
NAB Delhi develops young 4-7 years old child's sensory and mobility skills to lay a strong foundation and prepare them for mainstream schooling.
Children who have visual impairment along with other disabilities are provided intervention services by a team of dedicated Special Educators, Speech Therapists and other staff
Aims to bring the blind and the sighted children close to each other from an early age, making them aware of each other's unique needs, potentials and strengths, creating better understanding and acceptance.
NAB Delhi is the most sought after centre providing computer training and assistive technology training to the blind persons of all age groups.
We are maintaining a digital library catering to the needs of visually impaired on all India basis. We have one of the biggest collections of books in DAISY Talking Book and eBook format.
NAB Delhi Braille & Large print Unit has taken up challenge of providing large number of titles in low volumes to facilitate and support the integrated and inclusive education.
Benefitting from the quality education and opportunities provided by NAB Delhi, blind students have reached amazing heights in their careers in both the private and government sector. Here are just a few of our heros.