Deaf Statistic

Statistic Deaf / Mute Population Services and Facilities for Persons with Disabilities
Statistic Deaf / Mute Population

Provinces Total Rural Urban
NWFP 28895 24638 4253
Sindh 57437 23236 34181
Balochistan 7672 6134 1542
Punjab 149235 109214 40033
Islamabad 1020 486 534

All Blind Deaf & Mute Crippled Insane Mentally Retarded Having More than one Disability
Both Sexes (Urban) 2.59 8.32 7.24 15.81 7.82 8.15 8.22
Male 2.88 7.93 7.02 16.83 7.18 7.50 7.25
Female 2.26 8.88 7.56 14.34 7.44 9.62 9.60
Both Sexes (Rural) 2.52 7.92 7.53 20.52 5.94 7.32 8.23
Male 2.83 7.44 7.40 21.40 5.72 6.78 7.37
Female 2.19 8.59 7.71 19.30 6.23 8.07 9.4
Census Report of Pakistan 1998, Pakistan Census Organization, GoP
*State of World Refugees and UNHCR Global Report 2002, UNHCR.

SUMMARY OF SERVICES AND FACILITIES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Students Enrollment
Gender AJK Baluchistan Capital Northern Area NWFP Punjab Sindh Total
Boys 201 540 594 129 2912 11084 2353 17813
Girls 111 184 489 86 1067 7100 1380 10417
Total 312 724 1083 215 3979 18184 3733 28230
Teaching Staff
Male 10 18 24 13 235 462 163 925
Female 36 44 108 21 205 1143 510 2067
Total 46 62 132 34 440 1605 673 2992
Disability wise Distribution of Organizations
Hearing impairment 6 5 15 11 22 160 48 267
Mental retardation 3 4 14 8 17 140 67 253
Visual impairment 1 4 15 12 15 103 25 175
Physical disability 4 5 19 10 28 129 53 128
Multiple disabilities 0 1 14 1 11 66 27 120
Total 14 19 77 42 93 598 220 1063
Distribution by Types of Service
Education 4 9 20 11 58 242 79 423
Guidance and counseling 2 7 20 11 46 128 85 299
Vocational training 1 8 14 10 51 145 63 292
Sports and recreation 1 8 13 9 49 138 72 290
Assessment 3 7 18 6 41 99 90 264
Rehabilitation 5 4 24 12 44 99 46 234
Therapeutic services 5 2 16 9 25 89 72 218
Early identification/ intervention 1 0 11 7 22 46 46 133
Medical treatment/Alternative medicine 1 5 13 6 25 44 39 133
Community services 0 7 13 6 25 41 39 131
Prevention 0 4 11 7 22 31 47 122
Social uplift/empowerment 0 8 10 17 21 32 38 116
Employment 0 1 9 5 12 42 30 99
Outreach program 0 4 8 6 10 21 39 88
Old age benefits 0 1 3 4 4 7 6 25
* Many organizations offer services for more than one disability. The number against each disability may have inflated because of repitition Source : Directorate General of Special Education, Ministry of Social Welfare and Special Education, Govt. of Pakistan.

News & Announcement

Seminar on “Marriage realted affairs” by PAD’s women wing

2019-05-15


On 2nd September 2006; Women wing of Pakistan Association of the Deaf (PAD) arranged a program for deaf persons and their families. There were two main objectives of this program.

  1. brining deaf families closer and to help in match making of deaf singles
  2. awareness raising about AIDS, Cousin marriage and marriage related issues 150 persons (42 families of the deaf) attended this program.

Ms. Shahida Ibrahim, Chairperson Women wing of PAD welcomed all guests and gave brief detail about the difficulties faced by deaf persons due to information inaccessibly. She also stressed that parents of deaf person should learn sign language and when arranging marriage must make sure that their son / daughter is happy with the decision.

Dr. Shehla Baqai delivered the speech on AIDS and related topics. Later, deaf persons and their families asked questions and said it was much informative event for them.


Seminar on “Information Accessiblity” in collaboration with APCD

2019-05-15

On the July 10, 2006, Pakistan Association of the Deaf (PAD), in technical collaboration with Asia-Pacific Development Center on Disability (APCD) arranged a seminar on Assistive Technologies, and information accessibility for the Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), at Aga Khan University Hospital AKU Auditorium

More than 80 participants from different cross disabilities organizations from all over the Pakistan and students from universities of Karachi attended this seminar.


Right of Driving for Deaf Persons

2019-05-15


On June 05, 2006, PAD arranged a seminar and walk on the issue of “right of driving for deaf persons”. Mr. Mansoor Majeed, General Secretary PAD, gave a brief introduction about association’s activities. Mr. Irfan Mumtaz, President PAD, said that deaf community is facing many problem because they are not allowed to drive.

Besides hundreds of Deaf participants, representatives from Home Dept., Traffic Police, Lawyer, and ENT specialist also attend the seminar.


Seminar on Web Accessiblity and Assistive Devices

2019-05-15


On March 25, 2006, Pakistan Association of the Deaf (PAD) arranged an awareness raising seminar on web accessiblity and assistive devices. The aim of the seminar was to raise the awarenss about web accessiblity, and share the knowledge about web accessbility that we earned from APCD.

Mr. Noman Saigal – Advisor to Chief Minister on Information Technology was the chief Guest. Two assistive devices “talking hand” by Sir Syed University Students, and “Deaf AidCo” by a deaf member of PAD were presented.


16 – 20 March 2006 – Visit of Kashmir – Earthquake affected areas

2019-05-13


On March 25, 2006, Pakistan Association of the Deaf (PAD) arranged an awareness raising seminar on web accessiblity and assistive devices. The aim of the seminar was to raise the awarenss about web accessiblity, and share the knowledge about web accessbility that we earned from APCD.

In March, President Irfan Mumtaz, General Secretary Mansoor Majeed, and Advisor / Special Projects Co-ordinator Muhammad Akram visited different areas (Kotli, Rawalkot, Bagh, Muzafrabad) of Kashmir. This Aim was to observe the situation of deaf community after earthquake, and to establish our network with deaf community of AJK.


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