ICT-An Enrichment Tool for Cognitively Disabled

Richa Dubey, Subhash Misra
2013 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)   unpublished
Cognitive disability includes conditions like autism, Alzheimer's, dementia and mental retardation. This term is broader than intellectual disability. This disability adversely impact ability to access, process or remember information of any individual. It may be of mild, moderate or severe variety. ICT (Information and Communication Technology) is the use of computer and technological advances for the development of society and enhancement of skills. ICT acts as an appropriate tool for
more » ... te tool for bringing desirable social changes. ICT is being used increasingly for imparting education to the students. It can navigate the path of equality, educational equity and provide opportunity for both normal and specially need persons. ICT will become helpful in removing the stigma associated with cognitive disability. Author hereby intends to discuss the value and benefits of ICT for cognitively disabled persons.