Samineh Baghcheban, the daughter of Jabbar Baghcheban, the well-known Iranian writer and founder of deaf children's education in Iran, had a lecture about her parents at " House of Librarians for Children and Adolescents " on April 9.
Walking with a cane, the 85-year-old Ms Baghcheban talked about ‘"Roshangar-e Tariki-ha"" ("Illuminator of the Darkness, An auto biography of the great Iranian teacher for the deaf children")
’ in the meeting attended by members of the "House" and the "Children Book Council of Iran " as well as fans of late Jabbar Baghcheban.
Ms Baghcheban elaborated on the book, which features the autobiography of Jabbar Baghcheban, a pioneer of the modern education and founder of the deaf education in Iran and his wife and assistant Safieh Mir-Babaei. The book includes writings by Samin and Samineh Baghcheban about their parent as well as their family photos.
Ms Baghcheban has followed in his father’s footsteps to develop the deaf education and modern training in Iran. The efforts exerted by Ms Baghcheban and her father prior to the Islamic Revolution in 1979 helped Iran to be named by the United Nations as a focal point for the deaf education in the Middle East and North Africa.
The book is published by the "Institute for Research on the History of Children's Literature in Iran "