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Here's how these three engineering graduates developed a 'talking lamp' to help the visually impaired study better

Trestle Lab's device, Kibo, has been developed especially for the visually impaired to read printed text in 12 Indian languages. We talk to the Akshita Sachdeva to find out more

Published on 4th October 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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How Haroon Kareem became the first student in Kerala to write his 10th standard SSLC examination on a computer

Using his coding ability and growing ambition, visually impaired Haroon Kareem becomes the first student in Kerala to write his exams on a computer as opposed to using a scribe

Published on 22nd July 2020
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Class 10, 12 students with special needs availing scribe facility can skip pending board exams: CBSE

Candidates under Children With Special Needs categories in Class 10 including visually impaired, dyslexics, muscular dystrophy, spastics, locomotor impairment, dwarfism and others, are 6,844

Published on 5th June 2020
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How Jyothirgamaya Foundation fights for accessibility and champions disability rights

Tiffany Brar, a 29-year-old visually-impaired social activist set up the organisation in 2012 with a grand vision to train visually impaired children in important life and vocational skills

Published on 3rd June 2020
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This visually impaired 10th grader was once a great newsreader who used Braille news prompts!

Though he is visually impaired, his exposure to the news on TV and his natural speaking ability made him a great news reader, though he had to rely entirely on Braille

Published on 24th October 2019
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Meet Vaishak, a 22-year old mountaineer who has been helping the blind summit peaks

 Vaishak J P, popularly known as The Trek Guy shares some of his experiences of guiding the visually impaired through trekking paths

Published on 20th August 2019
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These youngsters just made audio textbooks for highschool and  +2 students in Kannada to help visually impaired students

Rakesh Tiwari, is the founding volunteer of Kannada Pustaka. He tells us about what went in converting the text into an audio format to facilitate academics for visually impaired children

Published on 5th June 2019
67 visually impaired students are selected to be a part of the final performing group for Republic day

These Bengaluru Academies have been training the visually impaired students to march in the Republic Day parade

These visually impaired students are extraordinary. We talk to their teachers to find out what went into training the visually impaired students for their march past tomorrow in Bengaluru

Published on 25th January 2019
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With the XL Cinema app, the blind can now 'watch' Indian movies with audio descriptions

Visually impaired people can now experience movies like never before, courtesy this app that provides detailed audio descriptions of what's going on between dialogues

Published on 19th September 2018
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Why Ashwini Angadi's Belaku is the school that every blind child wants to be at

This visually impaired girl runs a residential school for the visually impaired and it is free of cost. Next, she wants to open it for all the differently ablled students, finds Rashmi Patil

Published on 16th August 2018
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This IIT Delhi researcher just created a phone-based device that can help blind kids 'feel' maps and pictures

It assists the visually impaired in cognition development by sensitizing them about things in their environment so that their inclusion in the education and employment ecosystem is sped up

Published on 23rd July 2018
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Century-old handloom unit for visually impaired resumes operations in Tirunelveli 

Established in 1911, the handloom unit was set up to provide job opportunities for the visually impaired. There are 19 handlooms available in the unit, with eight visually impaired persons involved

Published on 23rd April 2018
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Once shunned by the PU board officials for taking math, this visually impaired girl tops PG course at IIIT-B

Vidhya Y will be working towards making maths and science more accessible to the visually impaired

Published on 2nd July 2017

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