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DISABILITY NEWS

Pandemic hit persons with disabilities hardest, Budget 2021 should address their concerns

January 30, 2021 4:29 pm

Loss of access to healthcare, support systems, education, livelihood, and even basic food supplies are the ‘new normal’ for the vast majority of India’s disabled people.

Indian-American run NGO launches virtual art gallery on disability

December 06, 2020 2:20 pm

The launch of virtual art gallery by Voice of Specially Abled People (VOSAP) on Saturday follows the successful VOSAP Art From Heart Contest, which was participated by more than 4,200 artists from 53 countries

Disability no bar for students to race towards life’s goals at Bengaluru B-school

December 04, 2020 8:18 am

A bilateral amputee, hailing from Narasaraopet in Andhra Pradesh, Nareddula believes he can accomplish anything that he sets his mind to.

This IITian lost vision 8 years ago, he now develops ‘voice app’ that helps visually impaired use popular apps

December 07, 2020 8:31 am

Pramit Bhargava, an alumnus of IIT-BHU and IIM-B, is behind the Louie app that enables visually impaired users to use popular apps with voice commands.

How to know if your child has special needs

November 16, 2020 5:19 pm

The disabilities that are hard to identify are typically learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders

Birth of a baby with Down syndrome is something to be celebrated rather than feared: Caterina Scorsone

October 29, 2020 3:11 pm

The Grey's Anatomy star Caterina Scorsone opens up about raising a daughter diagnosed with Down Syndrome in a recent interview

Without accessibility, inclusivity cannot become a reality: Shakuntala D Gamlin

September 29, 2020 6:09 pm

The secretary, department of empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Shakuntala D Gamlin addressed the 11th edition of the universal design awards that recognises work accessibility for people with disabilities

Awards set to recognise accessibility and universal design initiatives for people with disabilities

August 15, 2020 10:43 am

NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Awards 2020 to honour contributions towards the cause of accessibility and universal design.

How to support children with learning disabilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic

June 23, 2020 9:52 am

Give your children the emotional and moral support they need during this time, especially as they navigate the new territories of virtual learning.

Many students with disabilities struggling with e-education, NGOs call for more accessible approach

June 21, 2020 12:27 pm

As per official statistics, there are over 35 crore students in the country. However, it is not clear as to how many of them have access to digital devices and Internet

DISABILITY VIDEOS

Differently-abled protest against PWD in Chennai

February 08, 2016 10:30 am

Chennai, Feb 08 (ANI): More than 300 differently-abled people protested outside the Public Work Department (PWD) office in Chennai on Monday, demanding better amenities and pension for people with 40% disability. They also demanded probe into the misuse 3% reservations, which was given to the differently-abled people. They have decided to carry on the protest till their pleas are heard.