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16-year-old from Sonala village invents 'Blind Eye', an artificial eye for the visually-impaired

Ravi who has always been keen on learning electronics got a new direction for his passion when Atal Tinkering Labs' (ATL) under the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

Published on 4th December 2020
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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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After differently-abled student protests lack of toilets at IGNOU Kochi, Social Justice Department seeks report on accessibility

Recently, Meera U Menon, a disabled student at IGNOU had complained saying that the disabled-friendly toilet was kept locked  

Published on 3rd November 2020
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Born blind, Vasudev went from washing dishes to an MA dream. Can you crowdfund his studies?

Vasudev Sharma, who hopes to open a school for the blind one day is raising funds to fund his education. Can you help him put himself through college?

Published on 4th December 2017
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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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Delhi HC issues notice on PIL claiming UPSC applicants from disabled-category were not given adequate reservation

The petition, filed by a registered society for disabled - Sambhavana, said that the notice for direct recruitment to 24 civil services neglects the mandatory minimum reservation for the disabled

Published on 10th August 2020
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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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Do not conduct SSLC for disabled students amid a pandemic: NGO files SC petition against TN govt's decision

The Tamil Nadu Class X examinations for private candidates will be held from September 21 to 26 in various centres across the state

Published on 17th September 2020
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Great news: SC tells all colleges to have disabled-friendly classes, hostels soon

After a wheel-chair bound student was forced to give up her seat at National Law University because it was not accessible to her, the SC has decided to make some amends

Published on 12th December 2017
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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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How e-education is forcing almost 43 per cent of children with disabilities to drop out

ccording to the survey, 56.5 per cent of children with disabilities were struggling yet attending classes irregularly, while 77 per cent of students said they would not be able to cope 

Published on 18th July 2020
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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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How this Puducherry Special School helped parents become co-therapists, manage their kids using WhatsApp, home hacks during pandemic

Without schools, parents of kids with special needs felt lost. But this school helped bring the parents together and come up with innovative ways to educate their children

Published on 28th October 2020
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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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Kerala's Teachers' Training Institute develops 'talking textbooks' for kids with learning disabilities

The talking textbooks for 'Vamozhi' has been recorded by the DElEd students and hence is very easy to follow for the children

Published on 26th November 2020

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