Enabling Role of Technology for Women and Children with Special Needs
Dr. Aditya Pareek,  Dr. Bhawani Singh Rathore,  Mr. Karamjeet Singh
Disability of women and children is an important health problem, especially in developing countries such as India. Disabled women and children face many daily life problems in their lives, such as insecurity in public places, discrimination by people, emotional challenges, etc. Moreover, if a disabled child is female, she has to face the double-edged sword throughout her lifetime and the challenges become multi-fold in comparison to the people of the mainstream and have to undergo many harsh situations. In this modern era, technology is a blessing to the disabled people in many ways. This paper elaborates the role of technology and scientific innovations. That is helpful for special need women and children, such as, computer technology, learning, speech, hearing, technological devices cooking, gadgets, and applications that are helpful for health, safety, and execution of her routine tasks, e.g. shopping, etc. Further, this paper also tries to highlight the rehabilitation measures and that needs to be targeted according to the needs of the disabled. This paper emphasizes how technology strengthens health care and service delivery to disabled in the society and focuses on some barriers related to the implementation of these technologies with special context to Indian women and children.
Keywords- Women, Children, Disability, Enabling, Technology, Assistive.
Cite this Article
Dr. Aditya Pareek,  Dr. Bhawani Singh Rathore,  Mr. Karamjeet Singh,   "Enabling Role of Technology for Women and Children with Special Needs"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.7, Issue 3, pp.699-703, September 2019, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1903121.pdf