National Braille Press

S.No.

Headings

Brief Remarks/ (Yes/No)

a.

Mandate

Production of Braille Books for education and learning of visually impaired children. To fulfill needs of public and private sector working in the area of education and training of visually handicapped. Preparation of master copies of teaching material. Production of Braille Books. Free of cost distribution of Braille Books and teaching material,

b.

Services in line with UNCRPD articles

i. To provide Braille Books all over the Pakistan.

1.

General Information

 

a.

Officer Incharge

Mr. Abdul Wadood, Braille Press Manager

b.

Office No.                                                  051-9252028

c.

Mobile No. Incharge

 

d.

Centre Email

Nationalbraillepress1982@gmail.com           

e.

Date of Establishment of Centre

1985-86

f.

Buildings Status (Own/Rented)

Adjusted at AL-Maktoom SEC (VHC St. No. 11.G-7/2, Islamabad.

2.

Facilities

 

a.

Boundary Wall

Yes

b.

Electricity

Yes

c.

Drinking Water Facility

Yes

d.

Toilet/Wash Room

Yes

e.

Play Ground

Yes

f.

Library Facility                                          No.

g.

Computer Lab

No.

h.

First Aid Kit

Yes

i.

Ramp

No.

j.

Prayer Room

No.

k.

CCTV Cameras

Yes

3.

Need Based Facilities

 

a.

Assessment/Guidance

No.

b.

Counseling

No,

c.

Speech therapy

d.

Physiotherapy

No.

e.

Audiometer

No.

f.

Other (Please indicate below)

Preparation of Braille Books

4.

Admission Policy

 

a.

Admission Form

No.

b.

Guardian CNIC

No,

c.

Guardian contact No.

d.

Child Age

No.

e.

Gender

No.

f.

Type of Disability

For Visually impaired students

g.

Class in which Admission required

-

h.

Other (Please indicate)

-

5.

Transport facilities

 

a.

Free Pick and drop

No.

6.

Downloads

 

a.

Admission forms/calendars

b.

Any other relevant information.

-

 

BRIEF INTRODUCTION.

National Braille Press was setup at Islamabad for Production of Braille Books for

Education and Braille learning of Visually Impaired Children.

Heidelberg Braille Printing Press was donated by Norwegian Association of the

Blind & partially sighted Oslo in 1993, and installed at Al-Maktoom Special

Educating Centre for VHC Islamabad.

Year of Establishment: 1985-86.

 

MISSION.

Production of Braille Books for education and learning of visually impaired Children.

To fulfill needs of public and private sector working in the area of education and training of visually handicapped.

Preparation of master copies of teaching material.

Production of Braille Books.

Free of cost distribution of Braille Books and teaching material,

RIGHT BASED SERVICES (UNCRPD)

ACCESSIBILITY

            The institute is operating through accessible approach which consists of purpose built building, transport and information communication technology.