13th Sep 2018 05:09:AM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Sep 13: A daylong workshop on the theme “Enabling Non-Visual Senses to see and hear” was conducted for visually impaired students of Donyi Polo Hearing Impaired School by the Education Development Organization Society (EDOS) today.
Addressing the students of the institute Thomas Tajo, a visually impaired and who came all the way from Belgium to impart knowledge about "Echolocation" answered queries put forward by children on its usage and also demonstrated the use of echolocation.
Echolocation is the use of sound as a form of navigation to avoid and detect obstacles by interpreting the echoes of sound waves in their environment.
He, however, asked the students to practice the technique of echolocation in a quiet area in the initial stage and develop the habit to use echolocation to lead a productive life.
The principal of the school H. Sharma, Vice Chairman of the school Dr. Oken Apang and Chairman of EDOS Sanjoy Pangia thanked Tajo and requested him to update more on the latest techniques and gadgets for the benefit of Divyangjans.
Tajo who is visiting the Institute for the second time, will demonstrate practical outdoor usage of echolocation on a crowded street and public places next Friday.

Kenter Joya Riba

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