Enabling disabled people to become a part of the mainstream has been a challenge for different sections of society. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee takes a look at the learning process and opportunities of autistic children.
According to the PIL, the boys were kept at the Yerwada facility near Pune which houses adult persons suffering from mental disorders. The children bore visible signs of fresh wounds and complained of alleged physical abused by a person identified as Mane.
Children having disability including those with cerebral palsy, mental retardation and autism will be treated as "disadvantaged groups" who will get precedence over others under the Right to Education Act.