About the Book:
This book "Deaf and Dumb Education" has brought out excellent advanced knowledge and concepts at the International level, available in the field of Special Education which has lost its borders now-a-days. It has presented the most-up-do-date and latest ideas and practices enriched and supported by empirical evidences and research findings. Due to reinvention of Special Education have been redefined and reinforced. The deaf and dumb children are no longer called -handicapped- and they demand accommodation and other facilities along with other ordinary students. They are rather more assisted with more scientific techniques and sophisticated aids and demand more attention and support from the society and governments. The chapters provide both a broad context for understanding the educational development of deaf and dumb children and an outline for fostering their growth. It is hoped that with the latest ideas and modern technologies, the technical workers, teachers and researchers concerned with Deaf and Dumbs Education will be in a better position to help the deaf and dumb people.
About the Author(s):
Jagannath Mohanty (ed.)
Prof. Jagannath Mohanty after a distinguished academic career in India had been to United Kingdom for higher education and training - once in 1971-72 in the University of London under the Commonwealth Teachers- Training Bursaries Scheme and again in 1979 in the British Council Media Department, London under the Commonwealth Education Fellowship. He was one of the pioneering educational technology experts remaining in charge of implementing educational technology project from its very inception in 1975-76. He was in charge of the Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE) in Orissa. He is an eminent author having 30 and 120 titles to his credit respectively. Especially he is a prolific writer of books for children and has received 2 National Awards and 5 State Government and Sahitya Academy Awards in this field. Dr. Mohanty has varied experiences at all stages of education - primary, secondary, higher and teacher education. He was a Professors of Education, Principal of Institute of Advance Study in Education and Director, Academic Staff College, Utkal University. He was the President of the State chapter of Indian Association for Educational Technology, Chancellor of State chapter of International Association of Educators for World Peace, President of the State branch of Indian Association of Pre-school Education, President of Orissa Children-s Literature Academy and President of Rajdhani Sishu sahitya Sansad, Bhubaneswar. He is the Executive and Chairman of the MBMC Trust. The author has been awarded Emeritus Fellowship by the UGC, New Delhi.
Jayasree Mohanty (ed.)
Dr. Jayasree Mohanty M.B.B.S., M.S. in Opthomology has been working as a Medical Officer in various Hospitals located in rural, Urban and tribal areas. She has also authored three books on Community Diseases, Popular Health Science and Sanitation. Dr. Mohanty has made a name in participating in Radio Programmes for children and women. She has worked with efficiency in various health camps.