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Youngster fighting cerebral palsy beats all odds to crack JEE (Main), secures 438 rank in entrance test
India

Youngster fighting cerebral palsy beats all odds to crack JEE (Main), secures 438 rank in entrance test

Twenty-one-year-old Tuhin Dey wrote the exams holding a pen in his mouth and operated his mobile phone and computer the same way, reports said

Voice-assisted ‘foodbuddy’ lets people without functioning arms eat independently
science

Voice-assisted ‘foodbuddy’ lets people without functioning arms eat independently

The amount of food & breaks between doses of a meal can be adjusted and controlled with voice commands.

New Education Policy lacks focus on children with special needs, misses opportunity of recommending mandatory screening
India

New Education Policy lacks focus on children with special needs, misses opportunity of recommending mandatory screening

Teacher educational courses must be tweaked to enable all teachers to develop the right attitude and the knowledge to screen children with disabilities and provide the required support.

Synthetic speech: Virtual voicebox converts brain signals to speech using AI
science

Synthetic speech: Virtual voicebox converts brain signals to speech using AI

Researchers had better luck with some sounds like sh's & less so with abrupt ones like b's & p's.

Parliament passes autism bill: Amendment to 1999 Act will streamline appointment, resignation of members of national committee
India

Parliament passes autism bill: Amendment to 1999 Act will streamline appointment, resignation of members of national committee

Autism bill: The Parliament on Thursday passed a bill to streamline the appointment and resignation of members of a trust that helps people with disability to live independently.

SC tells states and UTs to 'scrupulously' follow law for disabled, seeks compliance reports
Life

SC tells states and UTs to 'scrupulously' follow law for disabled, seeks compliance reports

The Supreme Court on Monday asked all states to scrupulously follow the 2016 law on the rights of persons with disabilities and submit a compl

Overcoming disability: How children with special needs found their place in Mumbai’s classrooms
India

Overcoming disability: How children with special needs found their place in Mumbai’s classrooms

The number of Indian children with special needs who are out of school is 594,000 (28.2 percent), compared to 6 million children or 2.9 percent of all children who are out of school.

Watch: Don't miss the inspiring story of this Mumbai foot artist
India

Watch: Don't miss the inspiring story of this Mumbai foot artist

He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of six months. But, that didn't stop this talented man from following his dream of becoming an artist.

SC directs Spicejet to pay Rs 10 lakh damages for offloading woman with cerebral palsy
India

SC directs Spicejet to pay Rs 10 lakh damages for offloading woman with cerebral palsy

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed budget airline Spicejet to pay Rs 10 Lakh as damages to a flyer, suffering from cerebral palsy, who was forcibly offloaded in 2012

No sex ahead: TV actor's open letter on cerebral palsy, 'Margarita, With A Straw' is ignorant and juvenile
Life

No sex ahead: TV actor's open letter on cerebral palsy, 'Margarita, With A Straw' is ignorant and juvenile

What are the chances that a film about a horny young girl releases in India and no one chokes on the morning tea with deep anger and ever deeper revulsion?

Kalki thanks audience for the success of 'Margarita With a Straw'
Entertainment

Kalki thanks audience for the success of 'Margarita With a Straw'

Kalki Koechlin, who is garnering plaudits for bringing the struggles of a girl suffering from cerebral palsy with convention on screen in "Margarita With A Straw", has thanked the audiences for supporting the experimental film.

Bihar: Parents plead to Prez to allow mercy killing for sick daughter
Life

Bihar: Parents plead to Prez to allow mercy killing for sick daughter

The poor parents of a Bihar woman who is suffering from cerebral palsy have urged the Presidentto either pay for their daughter's medical treatment or permit mercy killing.

Shame: Why won't Mumbai support World Autism Day?
Mumbai

Shame: Why won't Mumbai support World Autism Day?

Over 300 iconic landmarks around the world will be bathed in blue light, to show support for 'Light It Up Blue', a worldwide initiative to help raise awareness about autism. Mumbai has refused to follow suit.

Father Creates iPhone App to Help Disabled Daughter
News & Analysis

Father Creates iPhone App to Help Disabled Daughter

Martin Brooks creates iPhone app to help him communicate with his daughter who was cerebral palsy.

Disability Information Kiosks Set Up In Delhi Hospitals
Biztech

Disability Information Kiosks Set Up In Delhi Hospitals

The kiosks will provide pamphlets giving information on various disabilities, schemes for persons with such disabilities, contact numbers and addresses of associations run by parents for persons with disabilities, help-lines and NGOs working on related is