A worth of an individual in society is measured by the value they bring to family/society etc. For persons with severe disability, this can be severely affected due to lack of physical ability. However with the help of newer technological developments within India, we can make them much more self-reliant as well as improve their employability. This makes a big impact on their quality of life as well as the way society treats them.
Technological advances keep taking place all the time. However most of these are focused on those, who are already comfortable (e.g. those having full physical abilities or younger in age as well as having disposable income). This is more so for a country like ours, which is low on economic affordability. However, I would like to discuss some of the technological development, I have been involved with, to make it easier for persons with disability(PWD) to communicate, access computer, be able to operate other electronic/electrical equipment (e.g. TV, Light, Fan etc) and gain employment in spite of having severe disability.
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