Special Education and Deaf Children in Pakistan: An Overview

It is important to understand special education and the services being offered to individuals
who are deaf in light of research conducted in Pakistan. A brief historical background of
special education as well as the educational setting, curriculum and instructional approaches
used for deaf students are explained. Moreover, the perception of Pakistani society about deaf
people and their social emotional adjustment is highlighted. At the end the current status of
special education and deaf education is presented.