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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
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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
Stephen Hawking wheelchair thesis auction

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis up for auction between Oct 31 and Nov 8

Thomas Venning, head of books and manuscripts at Christie's, said the papers "trace the development of his thought — this brilliant, electrifying intelligence"

Published on 22nd October 2018
Biking

On the road with Deepa Radhakrishnan, the expert biker who is exploring the world of art

Deepa Radhakrishnan speaks about spreading love for the road and the magic of art

Published on 26th October 2018
Reasons for intellectual disability in children

Excessive consumption of noodles, spices causes intellectual disability in Indian children

Researchers from Macquarie University in Australia conducted the first ever meta-analysis of Indian blood lead levels. They calculated the pooled mean blood lead level from data published between 201

Published on 14th October 2018
Politically incorrect humour meaning

Being politically correct: What do expressions like 'politically incorrect humour' and 'politically correct language' mean?

Some people take delight in hurting others by using politically incorrect humour. Jokes that are targeted at people of a certain sex, caste in a way to offend them are said to be politically incorrect

Published on 13th October 2018

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