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Is the government failing disabled children? Tribal family in K'taka have given up on receiving support

While the Woman and Child Welfare Department was alerted about their circumstances and the child's need for a wheelchair, the same has not been sanctioned

Published on 12th December 2021
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IIT Madras alum's start-up NeoMotion aims to provide customised wheelchairs to 100k differently-abled people by 2025

A total of 29 NeoBolt motorised outdoor mobility attachments and 160 NeoFly wheelchairs have been donated, amounting to a total CSR funding of Rs 75 lakh

Published on 30th November 2021
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Here's how the IIT Madras-incubated start-up, NeoMotion, is changing the disability landscape with its unique motors and machines

Currently, NeoFly, as well as NeoBolt, are used by more than 600 people across 28 states and the feedback received from them has been positive, as expected

Published on 8th September 2021
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Indian Institute of Technology Madras develops India's first motorised wheelchair vehicle

The wheelchair was built factoring in the experiences of people living with disabilities and making constant design adjustments

Published on 23rd August 2021
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Why architect Aatika Manzar's one-of-a-kind book cafe in Delhi is a space accessible to 'all'

This book cafe in Delhi has been designed for the diff-abled with utmost care, keeping in mind easy movement of wheelchairs, access to washrooms, tactile tiles for the visually-impaired and much more

Published on 5th July 2021
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Picked up, carried in by four people: Wheelchair user students recall horror experiences at NTA entrance exams during COVID

Two students from Delhi and Jaipur respectively tell us how they had to be carried by different people because their exam centres had no wheelchair-friendly ramps

Published on 15th September 2020
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After almost selling his wheelchair, Indian student in UK finds ticket back home

A Warwick University graduate, Ankit was previously told that the repatriation flight will not permit wheelchairs, owing to social distancing

Published on 19th May 2020
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This specially-abled cartoonist from Bidar creates cartoons that are brilliantly satirical. Check it out!

Sharad Kulkarni might be wheelchair-bound but his imagination definitely isn't. We talk to him to trace his challenging journey and his cartoons that have gone viral recently

Published on 31st January 2020
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Meet this 23-year-old from Bengaluru who is a 'Tiktok' rockstar on a wheelchair

Chandni Nair was diagnosed with Myopathy from birth and had been using a wheelchair, but that has never stopped her from pursuing her dream in education and passion, hand in hand and wins hearts

Published on 9th December 2019
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Rhea Pandey talks about her brand Wearability, a clothing line exclusively for people who are disabled

Some of the products include wheelchair jeans, shirts with concealed velcro zippers and adaptive undergarments

Published on 8th April 2019
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Why Lee Roy Simon is every wheelchair basketball player's best shot

What does it take to coach a person whose lower body doesn't answer to them?  Lee Roy Simon wheelchair basketball coach talks  about his incredible journey of discovery

Published on 27th October 2018
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How diff-abled accountant Sunil Jain's Astha is getting special people to vote, play sports and live life

Astha has already helped 180 people to get their voter ID cards in 2014 and they are working to develop wheelchair tennis in India

Published on 22nd June 2018
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This Mumbai-based digital travel start-up offers safe and accessible holidays for globetrotters with disabilities

With specialised equipment, a fleet of wheelchair accessible vehicles, experienced guides, and sign language interpreters, Enable Travel has made holidays accessible for those who really need one

Published on 31st October 2017

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