Posted: Monday, December 1, 2014. 2:28 pm CST.
Monday, December 1, 2014. ORANGE WALK BUREAU Reporting: These 5 deaf/mute children are real life testimonies that being disabled does not mean you are not able.
The St. Peter Anglican Primary School in Orange Walk town is one of the few institutions across Belize which accommodates special needs children.
Among the 32 special needs students that are enrolled at the schools special education unit, 5 of the deaf students have now been incorporated into the regular classrooms.
While these 5 children use a translator in class, they are grasping the material covered very well and are teachers say they are excelling in their classes.
This year’s Disability Week is being observed under the theme: “Break barriers, open doors; for an inclusive society for all.”
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