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Most vision impaired persons really like this course because it gives all vision impaired persons to touch and feel all parts of the computer. It gives the thearotical knowledge of the computers. A vision impaired person cannot see parts of the computer. Therefore, it is a great opportunity for them to visualize each part of a computer. The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon I.C.T. Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities conducts 9 courses in I.T. Computer Concepts is the course number 2. In May 2014 Ms. Manique Gunaratne conducted an I.C.T. course on Computer Concepts with a group of vision impaired persons. So far the Training Centre has trained 77 trainees on Computer Concepts. Up to date 157 vision impaired persons have been trained at The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon I.C.T. Training Centre. By Manique Gunaratne Executive Committee Member – Daisy Lanka Foundation

The Daily Financial Times newspaper gave publicity for persons with disabilities by publishing an article titled “E.F.C. staff member receives Desha Bandu award” in February 2014.

 

Executive Committee Member – Asian blind Union

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SRI LANKA BROADCASTING CORPORATION GIVES PUBLICITY TO EFC I.C.T. TRAINING CENTRE By Manique gunaratne

The Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation, Sinhala National Service broadcasts a programme titled “Anduren Eliyata” (Darkness to light) produced by Sujeewa Manage every Tuesday at 11.00 a.m. This programme is especially to feature persons with disabilities and awareness on disability.

In December 2014 Manique Gunaratne was the resource person for this programme. She did two programmes half an hour each. One programme was on “Organisational leadership development for vision impaired young women” and on the other programme was on “Empowering women with disabilities”.