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Visually impaired


NAWPC felicitates meritorious students

December 16, 2021 9:44 am

For the last 21 years, NAWPC has been working for the welfare of visually impaired and differently-abled students from rural areas

Dutch museum fills 'Blind Spot' with exhibit for visually impaired

August 17, 2021 6:39 pm

The exhibit recreates existing paintings but with extra dimensions, such as sound and smell - including the aroma of ripe cheese. And for once, museum-goers are allowed to touch

Visually-impaired asst professor alleges workplace harassment after govt body orders disciplinary action against colleague

March 01, 2021 10:24 pm

The order also directed the university to issue requisite directions and guidelines to ensure that nobody makes any comments about visually impaired/ specially-abled people after keeping in mind the respect of women.

Panjab University: For visually impaired students, getting hostel accommodation an unending struggle

November 29, 2019 3:38 am

To attain hostel accommodation one has to register either online or in person. After this, students have to run between the DSW office and the warden, for getting their permission. There seems to be no centralized process put in place.

App that guides visually impaired to type in Marathi

November 25, 2019 6:50 pm

Since it was introduced in schools for students right from Class III in July this year, the app has now benefited over 450 students across Pune, Srirampur, Nashik and Aurangabad.

Play By Hand

September 06, 2019 12:28 am

Darpan Inani, India’s strongest visually impaired chess player, on staying focused and never giving up.

Optic nerve stimulation offers hope for visually impaired

August 21, 2019 12:15 pm

Researchers noted that blindness affects an estimated 39 million people in the world.

This toy company has designed Braille bricks to make learning fun for visually impaired children

April 25, 2019 3:23 pm

The Lego Braille bricks, to be launched in 2020, feature studs used for characters in the Braille alphabet, along with printed characters for sighted people to read.

Panjab University: Blind students can now get nod for writers 15 minutes before exam

May 18, 2018 5:41 am

Earlier, the students had to prepare a letter and submit it to their respective departments at the university with required documents, educational qualification of their writer and photo identity card.

For the visually impaired, foot overbridge means a little more freedom

May 16, 2018 4:00 am

“While helping me cross the road, I don’t know if the stranger will put his or her hand on my waist, neck, hand or the plastic stick. Last month, I met with an accident while crossing the road and broke my watch. This happens often,” she said.


Diwali 2021: In Delhi, the visually-impaired make preparations ahead of the festival of lights

October 27, 2021 4:27 pm

Check out these Diwali preparation pictures!


Meet the children who don't let visual disability get in the way of their love for photography

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

On World Disability Day, Express Parenting brings you the story of fashion photographer Richa Maheshwari who has taken it upon herself to teach photography to children with visual disability.