India's second COVID-19 wave has made healthcare, ableist even pre-pandemic, harder for disabled people to access
As a system, even before the pandemic, disabled people have shared how ableism features in their interactions with the healthcare system. With COVID-19 in the mix and the lack of scientific information on how it would impact people with disabilities, it seems like a steep climb to recovery for many.
The agency also said the “time has come” to put disabled people into space as part of an initiative called the Parastronaut Feasibility Project.
The shirt has 16 sensors embedded in its fabric so wearers can feel violins on their arms.
In Wade Bolhai, visually impaired calendar salesman Sambhaji Bhor fights for the rights of the disabled
For the past two decades, Sambhaji has been selling calendars. This started off in the late 1990s when one of his uncles suggested him to make a living out of it. The piece of advice changed Sambhaji’s life as he embarked on the journey of traversing villages.
Nagaland's infrastructure for differently-abled 'deficient'; implementation of disability schemes in North East 'very poor'
Kumar said the pension of disabled persons in Nagaland was meagre and there was a need for the creation of a separate department to look into the interests of the PwDs.
The EC will provide Braille photo ID cards to visually challenged voters across the country.
BJP lists nine steps taken by Narendra Modi govt towards welfare of differently abled, one found to be false
There is uncertainty over two claims the BJP made regarding schemes for the differently abled, but six were true.
SC tells institutions of higher education that lack of facilities for disabled persons amounts to discrimination
People with disability have a right to get higher education and not making adequate provisions to facilitate their proper education would amount to "discrimination", the Supreme Court said
The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will pass an order on a plea seeking to make higher education institutions physically accessible for disabled students.
Disabled people on Friday organised a candle light vigil against the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on their helping aids and appliances and demanded subsidies, concessions and incentives.
These included innovations from non-profit organisations, assistive technologies developed by Microsoft partners as well as Microsoft solutions.
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
As things stand, 45% of India’s disabled population is illiterate, according to Census 2011, compared to 26% of all Indians.
Anita Ravindra, a Mysore school teacher with multiple disabilities faced sexual harassment and discrimination at the hands of two male colleagues and the school principal for three years before she decided to file a complaint.
National Anthem row: In times of jingoistic paranoia, 'inherent nationalism' can even overcome physical disability
Home ministry must think that if it does not control the posture of the disabled during National Anthem, then the internal security of India is threatened.
Liftware, a company, known to design an electronic spoon for people with disability. The first product was called 'Steady' and the company was acquired by Google after the first product launch.
What kinds of standards are being set for patriotism? Don't the people collecting black money also stand up for the National Anthem?
Knife attack in Japan kills 19: Attacker wanted all disabled people to 'disappear'
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.
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.