What is it about?

This study is the first known attempt at examining the utility of vocational activity training as therapeutic intervention for children and young adults with intellectual disabilities in India. Fraternity, Engagement, and Collectivism were the themes that emerged from the conversations with students, teachers, and parents. Some students showed marked improvements in multiple areas of functioning. Further research is needed.

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Why is it important?

This paper presents probably the first of its kind experiment in providing rehabilitation and livelihood support via vocational training to persons with intellectual disabilities


Vocational training holds immense promise to rehabilitation and livelihood support to persons with intellectual disabilities

Dr Chinchu C
Association for Social Change Evolution and Transformation

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This page is a summary of: Vocational training for livelihood and rehabilitation of persons with intellectual disabilities, Tizard Learning Disability Review, October 2022, Emerald, DOI: 10.1108/tldr-11-2021-0030.
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