This report focuses on improving the accessibility and affordability of hearing health care for adults of all ages. This study examines the hearing health care system, with a focus on non-surgical technologies and services, and offers recommendations for improving access to, the affordability of, and the quality of hearing health care for adults of all ages.
This Consensus Report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine provides an analysis of selected assistive products and technologies, including wheeled and seated mobility devices, upper-extremity prostheses, and products and technologies selected by a dedicated Committee that pertain to hearing and to communication and speech in adults. The Committee has been established to work on the Use of Selected Assistive Products and Technologies in Eliminating or Reducing the Effects of Impairments.
The enrollment percentages of children with disabilities into the primary and secondary education systems in India are extremely low. This report examines the underlying problems and potential solutions, covering three broad areas: crucial difference between existing educational environments and inclusive/enabling ones; understanding what it means to ensure equal access, be sensitive to student needs, and redefine how we build educational environments; how can Indian campuses become inclusive to be globally competent and competitive.