of children in Sri Lanka have some form of mental or physical disability
More than 600,000
Sri Lankans are disabled because of blindness or low vision
(Vision 2020 survey 2014-2015, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka)
5 – 10% of all children
experience difficulty in reading and writing because of dyslexia
(Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka)
Sri Lankan children and adults suffer from cerebral palsy
Currently there are
totally inadequate resources in Sri Lanka to help these children
- Constructing and operating a National Centre for children with disabilities
- Combating social stigma to promote acceptance of children with disabilities
- Extending services to rural Sri Lanka in time to come
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