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A new VOIS to help the hearing and speech impaired community to transition into the mainstream

“We are working to help people with hearing and speech impairments get better employment opportunities; not out of sympathy, but because they rightfully deserve it” says Abhinav Vashishta, who learnt that it’s the inability of the world to comprehend the sign language that often isolates those with a hearing disability from the public. Having seen a person who could not speak, from close quarters in his childhood, he was well acquainted of the day to day struggles this community frequently faced. While he was still pursuing his Bachelors degree, he took up a  “hobby” project that soon evolved into his full time venture.

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