Dr Namita Jacob

Executive Director, Chetana Trust

Dr Namita Jacob is Program Director, Chetana Trust, Chennai and Director, Enability, a nonprofit company developing assistive technology solutions responsive to the needs of the developing world. She is the Asia Pacific Region, Senior Education Specialist for Perkins International, Perkins School for the Blind, USA. She designs and develops services at the community level, within hospitals, schools and orphanages across Asia and the Middle East and helped establish some of the earliest comprehensive services for children with complex sensory impairment in India. Her work includes guiding research, creating teacher development programs and resources for individuals with disabilities, their families and professionals who serve them. 



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