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Mohammad Asim

Born with a 90 per cent disability, Mohammad Asim is fighting for his right to a fair education 

13-year-old Mohammad Asim shares his amazing story about finding strength through his disability and fighting for what is rightfully his

Published on 14th March 2019
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It will take India 87 years to have basic amenities in schools, RTE compliance, says report

Following U-DISE data the study goes on to say that India is far from being able to provide secondary education to all because there is a severe shortage of school infrastructure

Published on 13th March 2019
Disability

Delhi HC moved against bar on admission of individuals with 80 pc disability calling it violation of Article 21

The plea said the authorities have violated the provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act, which provides that no person with disability shall be discriminated against

Published on 8th March 2019
Modi Dyslexia

Chennai disability group files complaint against Modi for dyslexic joke at Saidapet police station

The TARATDAC and the NPRD have filed a complaint at the Saidapet Police station in Chennai, others across the country have filed cases in their regions too

Published on 6th March 2019
Dyslexia

Many citizens angered by PM Modi's joke about dyslexia, here's why ​

Dyslexic people and educators all around the world have been criticising the Prime Minister for taking a dig on Rahul Gandhi, calling him dyslexic

Published on 4th March 2019
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These TN Engineering students have devices that will make the diffabled live easier

With medical costs and prosthetics soaring, people with disabilities often need to make do with bad equipment which compromises their quality of life. We checked out three start-ups

Published on 14th January 2019
Sing for humanity

How you can save a life by recording a song on your smartphone

Thomas John talks about Sing for Humanity, which is an initiative that lets donors sing a song that may just go online and help save lives in the process

Published on 3rd January 2019
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Over 2,000 differently-abled youth turned up for this super-inclusive dance festival in Bengaluru

Tandav, an inclusive dance festival organised by the NGO Smileys India, is held in Bengaluru every year in December

Published on 25th December 2018
KartikS

From challenging Indian education system to studying at Stanford University, this visually impaired person's story inspires many

We talk to Kartik Sawhney about his journey to Stanford University and how he challenged the Indian education system to change their tradition of exempting blind students from studying Science 

Published on 4th December 2018
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Residential schools for persons with disability from next year across Karnataka

The government is also keen in increasing salary of teachers working at disabled schools and also persons with disability at Gram panchayaths

Published on 3rd December 2018
JNU Akshansh

This diffabled man couldn't find a job despite having a PhD. This is how he turned it around

Akshansh Gupta, who suffers from Cerebral Palsy is a research associate in JNU. This International Disability Day, we talk to him

Published on 3rd December 2018
Differently abled

Disability Day: 5 Instagram accounts of diffabled peeps you need to follow!

This International Day of Persons with Disability, we pick five Instagrammers for you who are beating their disability with their posts

Published on 3rd December 2018
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Check out how Kochi's first school for kids with special needs started 33 years ago

Raksha Society, the first special education school in Kochi is reinventing education through the years. We take a look at their journey thus far and what the future holds for them

Published on 23rd November 2018
Marina

Marina Beach opens up for people with disabilities on Int'l Disability Day

The Chennai Corporation has started installing the temporary ramp and has assured that it will be ready by Sunday night

Published on 2nd December 2018
Disability

This Cuddalore man is training his fellow disabled, lepers and widows in skills and helping them get their work done

Arockiya Edwin Prabhu is training the disabled on advocacy and helped them with monetary aid, employment opportunities and getting the work done in government offices

Published on 27th November 2018

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