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December 16, 2021 Thursday 12:48:55 PM IST

Diksha – A Disabled Friendly Learning Platform

Diksha, an e-learning platform that provides quality e-content to children with special needs in all states and Union Territories, has now come up with an audiobook for the visually impaired and ISL Dictionary for the hearing impaired. 767 textbook-based ISL videos have been recorded. Out of these 510 textbooks based on ISL, videos are uploaded on DIKSHA. The 10,000 word ISL dictionary has been uploaded on DIKSHA. 3,142 audiobooks chapters are also uploaded on DIKSHA.

 In addition to this, the National School of Open Learning is committed to making the website accessible to people with disabilities. Some of the accessibility features incorporated in the website include adjusting the display settings, ease of navigation, content readability, and so on. Following are the accessibility features incorporated in this website:

• Alternate description for Images & Audio/Video

• Display settings

• Ease of navigation

• Content readability & structure

• Keyboard support