Raising awareness on the visually impaired

Rokiah Mahmud

A five-day braille workshop came to a close at Pusat Bahagia yesterday with a certificate presentation.

Twelve individuals joined the workshop aimed at providing participants with skills needed to transcribe reading materials for the visually impaired.

Acting Deputy Director of the Community Development Department (JAPEM) Siti Zaharah binti Haji Abdul Razak handed out certificates of participation.

The workshop, aimed at raising awareness on the needs of the visually impaired, was jointly organised by the People with Different Abilities Division of the JAPEM, the Special Education Unit at the Ministry of Education, the Ophthalmology Department at the Ministry of Health and the Special Religious Education Unit at the Ministry of Religious Affairs.

Acting Deputy Director of the Community Development Department (JAPEM) Siti Zaharah binti Haji Abdul Razak presents a certificate of participation. PHOTO: JAPEM