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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
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
AI to help people with special needs

For Microsoft, AI is all about empowering a billion people with special needs

The change has been visible in the last couple of years under CEO Satya Nadella who has brought AI to the fore across domains — devices, Cloud, Office 365, Windows and so on

Published on 29th October 2018
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New AI app for deaf translates sign language into speech in real time

The app, called GnoSys, uses neural networks and computer vision to recognise the video of sign language speaker, and then smart algorithms translate it into speech

Published on 25th October 2018
Arunodaya

How this family of ophthalmologists in Gurugram is easing India's eye care burden

ACT's free services are primarily for the rural population, in remote parts of the district, where preference is given to the disabled, aged, women and children, in that order

Published on 24th October 2018
Mohammed Shujatullah

Mohammed Shujatullah is on a mission to ensure that the poor don’t go hungry in Hyderabad

Mohammed Shujatullah serves breakfast outside Niloufer Hospital and Government Maternity Hospital every day

Published on 6th October 2018
Earth Saviours

With the Earth Saviours Foundation, Ravi Kalra is providing a home to those abandoned by their families

Being a non-priest, Ravi Kalra alone has cremated nearly 6000 unidentified, unclaimed bodies 

Published on 2nd October 2018
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We will not go down without a fight: Sai Balaji, JNU's newest left-leaning Students Union President

A lot of violence has gripped the campus and the new President, a boy from Hyderabad, expects that this will continue through the year. We talk about his journey of discovery and his politics

Published on 20th September 2018
Medical seat for Visually challenged

Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directs medical seat for visually challenged student

Allowing the plea, Justice V Parthiban cited the Right to Persons with Disabilities Act, 2018 which ensures reservation for the differently abled persons

Published on 21st September 2018
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International Day for the Deaf: These four Indian teachers are a 'sign' that all is well

We bring to you four diverse teachers - from different parts of the country, different backgrounds, different purposes and with different stories - who are shaping the deaf generation of the future

Published on 22nd September 2018
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This journo quit to help kids with special needs in Mumbai's slums find their mojo

Sonalee Shyamsunder is a Political Science graduate. Her inquisitive nature coupled with a desire to know social realities resulted in her setting up an organisation for differently-abled

Published on 4th September 2018
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This Kanyakumari medical college fines their interns for wearing stethoscopes!

The 73 students who have been protesting are now unable to punch in their attendance because the administration has disabled their accounts

Published on 13th August 2018
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Digital space is unsafe for women: Cristal Williams Chancellor

Cristal Williams Chancellor from The Women's Media Center, USA talks about what is wrong with the representation of women and sexual minorities in today's media

Published on 9th August 2018
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Heard of Boccia? Meet the diffabled sports stars who are putting the country on the global map

Rajiv Rajan, a disability rights activist, wants to form a team of players with the ultimate goal of sending them to the 2022 Boccia World Cup to play the game of boccia

Published on 26th July 2018

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