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Indian-origin teen US creates 3D-printed robotic arm

Aug 05, 2015

Indian-origin teen US creates 3D-printed robotic arm

A 17-year-old Indian-origin boy in the US has developed a low-cost 3D-printed robotic arm that is programmed to replicate movements of a human hand - such as pinching, grabbing or holding a spoon. #NewsTracker #Robotics #Robotic Arm #Disabled people #teen
Watch: Viral PSA about diversity and inclusion wins award at Cannes Liones

Jun 30, 2015

Watch: Viral PSA about diversity and inclusion wins award at Cannes Liones

When we think of public service advertisements (PSA), we usually associate it with serious topics and grim messages, but this US Ad Council PSA shows that it doesn't always have to be that way. #Religion #Disability #Diversity #Sexual orientation #Race #ViralVideo #inclusion #Shareworthy #US Ad council
Reserving 2 window seats for disabled on aircraft is fine but what about the attitude of flight, ground staff?

May 29, 2015

Reserving 2 window seats for disabled on aircraft is fine but what about the attitude of flight, ground staff?

In a move that could make traveling much easier for the disabled, the Civil Aviation Ministry has directed that two window seats, except for the ones near emergency exits, be reserved for them. #Civil Aviation Ministry #ConnectTheDots #SpiceJet #airlines #DGCA #discrimination #Disabled
Aruna Shanbaug passes away: An unbearable agony and injustice comes to an end

May 18, 2015

Aruna Shanbaug passes away: An unbearable agony and injustice comes to an end

Despite her name bringing a law which allows people to die with dignity, Aruna Shanbaug was condemned to a living hell, said author Pinki Virani. #ThatsJustWrong #Euthanasia #Aruna Shanbaug #Disability rights
Why Margarita, With A Straw  could have been the best film of the year, and why it isn't

Apr 21, 2015

Why Margarita, With A Straw could have been the best film of the year, and why it isn't

Shonali Boses Margarita, With A Straw had a lot of ground to cover and obstacles to avoid. She and the film succeeded beautifully, but only halfway. #CriticalPoint #Kalki Koechlin #Disability #Sexuality #Shonali Bose #Margarita with A Straw #Laila
Five-year-old raises $25,000 by selling lemonade to find cure for brother's disability

Apr 14, 2015

Five-year-old raises $25,000 by selling lemonade to find cure for brother's disability

Five-year-old Na'ama Uzan from Toronto raised over $25,000 for the treatment of her brother's neurological disability by selling lemonade. #Life #ThingsWeLike #Toronto #lemonade #Angelman Syndrome #neurological disability
From ban on naked sages to cure for homosexuals: 5 outrageous things Goa ministers have said

Apr 08, 2015

From ban on naked sages to cure for homosexuals: 5 outrageous things Goa ministers have said

Goa minister for Factories and Boilers believes that his wife would never get harassed because she wears sarees. Goa ministers have made several other such comments. #India #Goa #LGBT #News #ministers #Disabled #FacePalm #sarees #naked sages #tradition dhoti
Mumbai suburban stations to be disabled-friendly by 31 December

Feb 26, 2015

Mumbai suburban stations to be disabled-friendly by 31 December

Suburban stations in Mumbai would be made disabled-friendly and have facilities like low height ticket counters by 31 December, Railways on Thursday told the Bombay High Court. #India #NewsTracker #Mumbai #suburban trains #CIDCO #Persons With Disability Act
Love for differently abled: The Matrimony Project is a responsible version of Tinder

Feb 15, 2015

Love for differently abled: The Matrimony Project is a responsible version of Tinder

Khona's clients range from those grappling with physical challenges to those suffering from health and skin disorders. #OnOurMind #Disability #Shaadi.com #Valentine's Day #Tinder #physically challenged #The Matrimony Project #Wanted Umbrella
Who said you can't run? Here's how a group is helping blind players come together

Feb 06, 2015

Who said you can't run? Here's how a group is helping blind players come together

We first met the Runninghour team more than a year ago when we were making a film about a group of blind tennis players. They were training for a 10km race to get fitter for their tennis. It was their first-ever public run. #Singapore #Disability #Running #Visually Impaired #blind #volunteer #Our Better World #Running hour #sports for the blind #visually diasabled #visually handicapped #jogging