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German election: 85,000 adults with disabilities can vote for the first time

September 18, 2021 9:51 pm

Germany’s top court decided in 2019 that adults who have legal guardians should no longer be barred from taking part in elections. Now many of them will do so for the first time.

Princess Beatrice opens up about living with dyslexia: Know all about the learning disorder

August 23, 2021 2:13 pm

“As an older person looking back, it definitely has allowed me to look at things in a new way and come up with solutions,” Princess Beatrice, who is pregnant with her first child, said

Apex disability rights organisation holds event on pandemic-led struggles of people with disabilities  

June 16, 2021 8:47 pm

An event titled 'COVID-19 Pandemic and Disability Inclusive Disaster Management' was organised recently by the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), which highlighted the struggles of people with disabilities, women and children

Covid halts therapy sessions, children with disabilities struggle to cope up

December 05, 2020 8:45 pm

From online seminars to caregivers turning teachers, children with disabilities and their families have had to adapt to life under lockdown as therapy centres and schools remain closed in Chennai.

New report highlights major gaps in access experienced by people with deafblindness

August 19, 2020 5:37 pm

Deafblind individuals are clubbed with persons with multiple disabilities, which leads to the lacuna, the report highlighted

Transparent masks for the deaf and hearing-impaired: All you need to know

May 27, 2020 3:30 pm

Dehradun-based Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment's NIEPVD has come up with the transparent masks, which are believed to support the deaf and hearing-impaired.

Justice Richard H Bernstein on how people with disabilities make for good judges

March 05, 2020 6:18 pm

The first visually-impaired judge to be elected to the Supreme Court of Michigan in the US head and delivers judgments in 26 cases, along with six other judges, every Wednesday. He was in Mumbai recently to talk about better opportunities for people with disabilities.

We need more opportunities, say artists with disability

November 05, 2019 5:34 pm

The awards team received over 130 submissions from 15 states across India.

TRAI begins discussions on making ICT accessible for disabled

December 21, 2017 4:00 pm

In its latest consultative paper, telecom regulator TRAI has raised the question of making information and communication technology more accessible to disabled people.

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar takes part in raahgiri for people with disabilities

April 20, 2015 4:19 am

Streetplays by students with disabilities were among the major attractions.