The National Convention of Youth with Disabilities (NCYD) was held in New Delhi on 9-10th November, 2017.
The event, powered by Accenture saw some of the brightest young students with disabilities from across the country come together to talk about the disability movement in India, accessibility, inclusion, employment and many other issues.The event aimed to expose the youth to the social sector movement in India in order to identify and inspire next-generation leadership of not just the Indian disability sector but also those who would be agents of change in other fields.
Our panelists – Javed Abidi, NCPEDP; Dr. Shanti Auluck, Muskaan; Anuj Jain, National Association of the Deaf; Kanchan Pamnani, Solicitor & Dr. Geet Oberoi, Orkids. #NCYD2017
Dr Geet Oberoi, Founder President, ORKIDS talks about specific learning disabilities, one of the new disabilities to be recognised under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016.