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

Optic nerve stimulation offers hope for visually impaired

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

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

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

“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.

Visually impaired to lead car rally in city on Feb 14

They are given route maps in Braille and have to guide the car driver who is unaware of the route and has to maintain a particular speed.


Visually challenged students face shortage of braille books, reading assistants

The visually impaired students have urged the Odisha government to provide them textbooks in Braille as in the case with high school students

Visually-impaired protest against govt disregarding GR on writers

The candidates who appeared for the Sunday exam said the writers were unable to help them out and many of them could not even write properly.

Wearable device helps visually impaired avoid collision

Researchers have developed a wearable device for the visually-challenged people that can help them avoid a collision.

Eye donation gains pace,beggars' home shows the way

Survey says there are 2,400 visually impaired in Pune’s rural areas and the number is rising

Visually impaired Videos

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

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.