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Divyangjan do not need sympathy, deserve every opportunity to develop potential: VP Naidu 

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu stressed the importance of early detection and identification of children at risk for disability conditions

 

Published on 18th April 2022
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I had to undergo the accident to get the beautiful life I have now: Malvika Iyer at #ThinkEdu2022

The leading city-based disability rights activist and motivational speaker emphasised why perseverance is crucial to achieving the best quality of life possible

Published on 9th March 2022
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Student with low vision denied admission to Veterinary University in Punjab, goes to court 

The student said that debarring people like him for admission is not only illegal and arbitrary but also against the provisions of the Persons with Disability Act, 2016

Published on 29th December 2021
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Special low-cost 'Talking Gloves' for persons with disability developed by team from Jodhpur's IIT, AIIMS

The device costs less than Rs 5,000, the institutes said in a statement. The team is further working to enhance the features such as durability, weight, responsiveness and ease-of-use

Published on 29th November 2021
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Looking for heroes? This book chronicles stories of 50 disabled bravehearts who braved the pandemic to find jobs  

The book is compiled by NGO Youth4Jobs, who dipped into their own pool of students to find youngsters who have moved heaven and earth to go beyond their disability 

Published on 20th November 2021
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More than 50% visually impaired preferred these devices over a laptop, in DU's Kirori Mal College. What are they?

Tokyo Paralympics silver medalist and an alumnus of Kirori Mal College, Yogesh Kathuniya, in a video message, appreciated the college for setting up a Centre for Disability Studies

Published on 2nd October 2021
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US govt to erase student debts for those with disabilities

The move will wipe out more than USD 5.8 billion in debt according to the Education Department

Published on 21st August 2021
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Disability activists unhappy about budget; say provisions of the Rights to Persons with Disabilities Act have not been implemented

The activists point out that not even 10 per cent of the companies are adhering to this Act and ironically, they are turning away PwDs in interview stating their disability as the shortcoming

Published on 15th August 2021
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How the parents of a disabled child created a nine-fingered doll called Ginny to teach Indian kids inclusivity

Ginny's Planet is the brainchild of Dr Shweta Verma and Jamal Siddiqui. The doll wears glasses, has nine fingers and has a radial club hand

Published on 13th July 2021
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Researchers in Canada discover genetic cause of intellectual disabilities, neurodevelopmental disorders

About three percent of the world's population has an intellectual disability. Up to half, the cases are due to genetics

Published on 21st June 2021
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Ministry of Education to soon develop e-content for children with disabilities

These guidelines will initiate the creation of high quality content for digital education to children with special needs

Published on 8th June 2021
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Centre makes it mandatory for disability certificates to be issued online 

The sector had been demanding such a move, especially during the coronavirus crisis where people with disabilities were unable to get their certificates due to the prevalent restrictions

Published on 6th May 2021
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Activists want NCRB to maintain disaggregated data on violence against disabled girls, women 

Several disability rights groups urged the Home Minister to order the NCRB to maintain disaggregated data as violence against disabled girls and women is on the rise

Published on 22nd January 2021
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Around 30 disability rights organisations write to PM seeking priority COVID vaccination for persons with disabilities 

Several disability rights organisations highlighted numerous reasons why persons with disabilities should receive shots on priority

Published on 20th January 2021
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Here's how Museum of Possibilities in Chennai going to help visitors understand the life of disabled persons 

The ‘Museum of Possibilities’ will have a cafe which will showcase talents of disabled persons, a house for them and a space to celebrate togetherness over food. It is built at a cost of 1 crore 

Published on 18th December 2020

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