Computer lab for blind students set up at KU


A computer laboratory for blind students has been set up at the University of Karachi in the Department of Library and Information Science. The laboratory is equipped with the latest special software for the blind i.e. Jaws 2 and Open Book as well as audio equipment to make it accessible for the students.
Guidance and training is also provided to the students by the department. According to some students, the laboratory is necessary as the computer and especially online searching of information is very important at all levels of education.