Shri Pratap Simha Nayak, MLC inaugurated the workshop by lighting the lamp along with trustees of Seva Bharathi. He lauded the services being rendered by the units of Seva Bharathi for specially challenged category. Briefing his experience, he recalled that such children require assistance and support than sympathy. He advised the teachers always to attend their duty in an innovative view so that the beneficiaries come out from their sufferings, to the possible extent.
Smt. Orin D Silva, MSCCC-SLP, AAC/AT Specialist at Santa Clara County Office of Education, California, Faculty of Baylor University, Texas and Dr. Jayashree S Bhat, Phd, MSc (SP & HG, MA Psy), Audiologist, Speech, Language, Pathologist and Swallowing Therapist, K M C Mangalore co-operated as Resource persons in organizing the workshop.
In the workshop, 82 teachers from 20 special schools from Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Districts participated in the workshop. The interaction session made the workshop more fruitful to the participants. Participation certificates were distributed to the teachers.