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World Disability Day


International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021: History, theme and importance

December 03, 2021 12:27 pm

The theme of the day is 'Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible, and sustainable post-COVID-19 world'

Despite provisions, differently-abled students struggle for basic rights

December 04, 2021 10:06 am

Lack of infrastructure, insensitivity among invigilators, peers, and teachers, access to inclusive education, institutionalisation of rights are some of the major concerns often raised by the PwD candidates which are somehow acknowledged but not acted upon

Want to do the city proud, say specially-abled athletes on IDPA

December 03, 2021 5:30 am

🔴 The session saw some of the specially-abled athletes from the city sharing their views about the challenges and difficulties faced by them and the motivation to excel.

Three Indian startups win grant to assist people with disabilities through technology

December 04, 2020 10:10 pm

The inaugural Prosus Social Impact Challenge for Accessibility (Prosus SICA) marks the International Day of People with Disabilities on December 3.

Explained: How much of India's population lives with disabilities?

December 03, 2020 11:10 pm

Definitions used over the years have differed, but the prevalence of disability has not changed significantly in official records. 

World Disability Day: Just when Boccia had started to make its presence felt in India, Covid played spoilsport

December 03, 2020 7:50 pm

The Para Boccia Sports Welfare Society, India, with its head office in Punjab’s Bathinda district, has been promoting the game in India. This sport was introduced in India by Jaspreet Singh Dhaliwal, who is from a small village called Ablu in Bathinda.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020: History, theme, significance of the day

December 03, 2020 10:50 am

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020: Also called World Disability Day, the theme for this year is 'Building back better: towards an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world by, for and with persons with disabilities'

Law promises people with disabilities equality of opportunity and accessibility, but our practices deny them that

December 03, 2020 6:35 pm

It is critical that the government work with civil society and individuals with disabilities to craft an India where everyone feels welcome and treated with respect, regardless of their disabilities.

World Disability Day 2019: My Brother's Wheeeeelchair, a short story for kids

December 03, 2019 4:31 pm

International Day of Disabled Persons 2019: Read this story in rhyme by Salil Chaturvedi with your child to talk to them about disability and instill the values of inclusivity and empathy in them.

6 apps for special needs kids to communicate

December 04, 2019 7:45 pm

International Day of Disabled Persons 2019: These apps, available on Android, can help special needs kids with developmental delays and speech difficulties to learn communication skills through fun and interactive ways.