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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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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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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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Understanding intellectual disabilities: The need to recognise children through mainstream education

Explaining how in our country, according to the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, there are 21 types of disabilities specified, he says that this includes intellectual disability

Published on 12th November 2020
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Why Meera Shenoy wants youngsters in India to have the will to skill

This was the mantra that Youth4Jobs adopted during the pandemic. Based out of Hyderabad and working pan-India, this organisation which works with the disabled continued to train and provide jobs

Published on 11th November 2020
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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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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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New study reveals college students with disabilities at greater risk for substance abuse

The American College Health Association estimates that 54 per cent of students have a disability, including psychiatric disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and others

Published on 21st September 2020
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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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Two days left for NLAT UG 2020: Here is everything you need to know 

Person with Disabilities having a visual impairment, locomotor disability and cerebral palsy can avail a scribe to write their exams. But they must make sure to Submit an identity card of the scribe

Published on 10th September 2020
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Disabled Delhi University students can write exams offline too, HC asks railways to provide subsidised tickets soon 

The court was hearing petitions challenging the validity of online OBE for being discriminatory towards PwD (Persons with Disability) category students

Published on 27th August 2020
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KPSC texts all visually impaired candidates to find out if they need a scribe, after Karnataka HC order 

They have also said that they will accept a disability certificate authorised by any competent medical authority and not insist on it coming from their pre-approved centres 

Published on 22nd August 2020
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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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