LAHORE : Chairperson Foundation for Rehabilitation & Education of Slow Children (FRESH) Ashba Kamran has lamented that the PEF has reproduced five years old plan for rehabilitation of special children with a new packaging. She said the PEF was beating the same old drum without taking any practical step forward on ground, especially with regard to the children with learning disabilities.Ashba deplored that her repeated calls for rehabilitation of persons with learning disabilities are falling on deaf ear of the PEF.

, which has failed to realise that children with learning disabilities are not equal to the persons with physical disabilities. Children with learning disabilities face problems like Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia and such other mental disabilities, causing high drop-out rate in the public and private sector schools, which is not the case of children with physical disabilities.