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HC seeks Centre's stand on selection of candidates for civil services mains, interview

During the hearing, they urged the bench to stay the mains exam which is scheduled to commence from January 8 and would end on January 17 or direct the Centre to hold exams for the disabled later

Published on 6th January 2021
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Retired Odisha banker cracks NEET, now enrolled as first-year MBBS student

Odisha's Jay Kishore Pradhan is a 64-year-old retired banker who cracked the NEET earlier this year and enrolled as a first- year MBBS student like thousands of other aspirants from the state 

Published on 26th December 2020
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Scientists develop new gene therapy for hearing impairment by replacing genes

The scientists were able to prevent the gradual deterioration of hearing in mice that had a genetic mutation for deafness. They maintain that this novel therapy could lead to a breakthrough

Published on 25th December 2020
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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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Excessive use of social media among youth may lead to depression, suggests study

The study was authored by Dr Brian Primack, dean of the College of Education and Health Professions and professor of public health at the University of Arkansas

Published on 13th December 2020
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How GiftoLexia helps kids with learning disabilities overcome it with the help of their parents, teachers

Teena Paul, Founder of GiftoLexia, tells us about the need to identify learning disabilities in kids at an early age, the need for intervention and the unique screening method she's developed

Published on 13th 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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Jammu and Kashmir administration, police come to aid of specially-abled children

Abhedananda Home (School for specially-abled children) is the only school for the specially-abled children in Srinagar's Solina area where they receive free education

Published on 4th December 2020
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Jammu and Kashmir administration, police come to aid of school for specially-abled children

Abhedananda Home School Solina area in Srinagar have received hearing aids, blankets, clothes and other essential items from the government's Social Welfare Department

Published on 4th December 2020
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This 2021 calendar conceptualised by a DU student and a photographer, features six models with disabilities

Titled Oddity: Don’t Bend, Don’t Blend, it aims to create awareness and raise funds to help out NGOs that help people with disabilities

Published on 2nd December 2020
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How this Mumbai-based author's latest book drives home the importance of inclusivity in an increasingly divided world

When Adil Speaks is a thoughtful book that has equally thought-provoking illustrations as well. The idea of the book has been brewing in the mind of author Lavanya Karthik for a very long time now

Published on 27th November 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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Here's how Chennai-based HashHackCode is teaching coding to the differently-abled

HashHackCode's unique curriculum to teach coding involves student mentors teaching coding to the differently-abled

Published on 23rd November 2020
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Social Justice Dept report slams IGNOU's Kochi centre for keeping toilets locked, leaving disabled student in distress

Recently, a student named Meera U Menon has sent multiple emails to the authorities, alleging that she had no access to a disabled-friendly toilet during her exam

Published on 16th November 2020

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