World Disable Day Celebrations at School, Mandal Level and Guidelines, Instructions

World Disable Day Celebrations on 03.12.2015 and Guidelines, Instructions

School and Mandal Level World Disable Day Celebrations on 03.12.2015 and Guidelines, Instructions: World disabled day celebrations, CwSN, Theme for 2015-Inclusion matters access and empowerment for people of all abilities, Sub themes, Activities, School and Mandal level programmes, Essay writing competitions; Background: The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in I 992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.

Proceedings Of The Director Of Schools Education & State Project Director, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) Telangana State, Hyderabad, Proc. Re. No.1876(fSSA/IE/T8/2015, Dated: .2-0.11.2015, Subject: TSSA, Hyderabad - IE Activities - Conduct of "World Disable Day" celebrations on 03.12.2015 - Certain Instructions and Guidelines - Issued-Reg.

All the Project Officers of SSA, Telangana State are aware that the "World Disabled Day" will be celebrated across the state on 03.12.2015.

In this connection, they are requested to ensure that different activities are undertaken on this occasion at school/mandal level and district level as per the guidelines appended. They are requested to appropriately utilize the budget given in the guidelines and strive hard to the maximum extent and utilize the opportunity to sensitize the community about the var.ious activities undertaken by SSA for the welfare of CwSN.

They are also requested to strictly adhere to the prescribed guidelines (annexed) for the smooth conduct of the "World Disabled Day" in a befitting manner. They are also requested to submit a detailed document to the undersigned immediately after completion of celebrations.

This has got the approval of State Project Director, TSSA, Hyderabad. P.S. Guidelines on conducting World Disabled Day on 03-12-15

World Disabled Day Celebrations 03.12.2015
Theme for 2015: Inclusion matters: access and empowerment for people of all abilities

The estimated one billion people living with disabilities worldwide face many barriers to inclusion in many key aspects of society. As a result. people with disabilities do not enjoy access to society on an equal basis with others, which includes areas of transportation, employment, and education as well as social and political participation. The right to participate in public life is essential to create stable democracies, active citizenship and reduce inequalities in society.

Persons with disabilities must be able to fulfil their role in society and participate on an equal basis with others. It is important to focus on the ability and not on the disability of an individual. Often, the societal image of persons with disabilities is impacted by attitudes based on stigma and discrimination, as well as archaic ideas about disability and persons with disabilities that are often the greatest barrier to their full and equal participation in society and development on an equal basis with others. It is important to note that disability is part of the human condition, and that all of us either are or will become disabled to one degree or another during the course of our lives.

By promoting empowerment, real opportunities for people are created. This enhances their own capacities and supports them in setting their own priorities. Empowerment involves investing in people - in jobs, health, nutrition, education, and social protection. When people are empowered they are better prepared to take advantage of opportunities, they become agents of change and can more readily embrace their civic responsibilities.

Sub-themes for International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) 2015:
  1. Making cities inclusive and accessible for all
  2. Improving disability data and statistics
  3. Including persons with invisible disabilities in society and development
Improving disability data and statistics:
The lack of data and information on disability and the situation of persons with disabilities at the national level contribute to the invisibility of persons with disabilities in official statistics. This presents a major obstacle to achieving development planning and implementation that is inclusive of persons with disabilities.

The Day will also be used to highlight challenges and map out strategies to involve persons with disabilities and their organizations in disability data and statistics collection and dissemination.

A meeting with concerned departments may be conducted to have a common strategy for collection of data and to maintain the data in common hub.

Events/Activities to be taken up on the day:
Programme has to be planned both at mandal and district level. TI1e details of the programme of each level is as follows. The details of the programme are as follows:

Programme has to be taken up in all mandals@ 10 identified schools per mandal.

II. School Level Programme:
a. Morning ession: (09.00 -12.30)

  1. School Assembly (Prayer): Importance of World Disabled Day - Teacher/ Students
  2. Photo Exhibition of successful CwSN and elders with disability includes new paper clippings
  3. Debate & Essay writing competitions for children (classes 5th - 7th)
Topics for the debate or essay writing competitions :
1. Vykalyam - pi Ila la ku Shapama?
2. Vykalyam gala pillalu class lo vundochha?
3. Nenu - Naa Nestam (a disabled Friend)

b. Afternoon Session: (1.00 3.30)
FILM SHOW to be arranged in school in the afternoon (Few films are suggested below however the HM can take decision in selecting the movie but it should be related disabled children)
I. "Minugurulu"
2. 'Tare Jameen per"
3. "Amma Cheppindi"
4. "Anjali"
Estimated Budget for sehool level programme: For identified 10 sehools@Rs.1000/-per school
World Disable Day Celebrations at School, Mandal Level and Guidelines
World Disable Day Celebrations at School, Mandal Level and Instructions
World Disable Day Celebrations at School, Mandal Level
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