Support for Students With Special Needs

Support for Students With Special NeedsSupport for Students With Special Needs

New funding has been allocated to support students with special needs, said Majid Qadami, head of the Ministry of Education’s Organization for Education of Exceptional Students. The $800,000 will be spent on surgery and providing cochlear implants, hearing aids devices, walkers and wheelchairs to the students, ISNA quoted him as saying. He said at present, transport services for such students in deprived areas is 100% free and in other regions they are charged 30% of the transport costs. The previous government had neglected transportation facilities for the differently-abled students, he said, adding that “providing transportation for the physically and mentally challenged students is among the top priority of the organization.”