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How Anubha Mahajan used social media to unite Indians silently living with chronic pain and give them a voice

Anubha Mahajan set up Chronic Pain India on Twitter and Insagram where she offered people the opportunity to share their experiences with such conditions

Published on 15th October 2020
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Check out this Kochi designer's adaptive clothing brand, exclusively made for the disabled and elderly

The clothing brand Aaraam Se was launched during the lockdown. Each piece of clothing is custom-made here

Published on 30th September 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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Madras High Court refuses to grant interim stay on government Class 10 exams for disabled students

The Madras High Court on September 3 had issued directions to the state to conduct COVID-19 tests on children with physically and mentally disabilities candidates

Published on 21st September 2020
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Supreme Court yet to list the petition to cancel TN SSLC exam for the disabled. Exam to begin from Monday

Advocate Sanchita Ain, who represents Ektha says that this will essentially allow the TN School Education Department to go ahead with the conduct of the examination

Published on 19th 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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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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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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Despite losing a hand, meet the Gujarat prodigy who has mastered all the percussion instruments out there!  

Saurabh Gadhavi is a specially-abled drummer. The absence of his left hand has not stopped him from fulfilling his dreams in music. We speak to him to find out more

Published on 9th September 2020
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Madras Dyslexia Association adopts traditional games to teach children with special needs

Significant improvements were recorded in key areas such as children's overall focus and concentration besides in motor skills as a result of playing some of these traditional games

Published on 7th September 2020
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DU exams: HC asks Railways to try availing seats for persons with disability in emergency quota

The University Grants Commission (UGC) told the court that the provisional admission to PG courses will be permitted after September 30 until a revised academic calendar is in place

Published on 1st 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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This foundation helps normalise the lives of people with disabilities like spinal muscular atrophy. Here's how

Prajaahita Foundation has been working towards making life easier for the differently-abled through a series of projects that focus on a different condition each month
 

Published on 26th August 2020
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Why Mitra Jyothi's founder Madhu Singhal's story can inspire the young to see those who cannot see

From a talking book library to a Braille transcription centre, Madhu Singhal's organisation, Mitra Jyothi, empowers the visually impaired children, women and youngsters through education 

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Study suggests social connection is strongest protective factor for depression

Researchers have identified a set of modifiable factors from a field of over 100 that could represent valuable targets for preventing depression in adults

Published on 22nd August 2020

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