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Disability no concern, as kids walk the ramp

India Disability News - Wed, 21/02/2018 - 02:41
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Why India should no longer play the “Delay Tactics”?

India Disability News - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 15:30
India won its freedom at ‘Midnight’ of 14 August 1947 ... they fear that they could suffer from disadvantages or becoming minorities or and suffer other unknown disabilities politically and otherwise, if they are clubbed into the proposed Nagalim ...

Form panel for people with disabilities, says HC

India Disability News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 21:52
MUMBAI: The Bombay high court has directed the Maharashtra government to take immediate steps for constituting the State Advisory Board for effective implementation of provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. A division bench of ...

Disabilities Act: HC asks state to form Advisory Board

India Disability News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 21:48
The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to take immediate steps for constituting the State Advisory Board for effective implementation of provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ... PIL by NGOs All India Handicapped ...

Disabilities Act: HC asks Maha to form advisory board

India Disability News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 18:57
The Bombay High Court (HC) has directed the Maharashtra government to take immediate steps for constituting a State Advisory Board for effective implementation of provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ... the NGOs All India Handicapped ...

Musculoskeletal conditions, second largest contributor to disability worldwide

India Disability News - Mon, 19/02/2018 - 04:13
Musculoskeletal conditions are the second largest contributor to disability worldwide, with lower back pain being the single leading cause of disability globally. Musculoskeletal conditions and injuries are not just conditions of older age they are ...

Bright prospects for children’s publishing in India

India Disability News - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 13:18
Notably, it largely extends to disabilities and economic marginalisation ... With publishers attempting pan-India appeal, it’s clear why they shy away from stories that are so rooted to a time and place. But specificity is what leads to excellent ...

‘Make those with learning disability employable’

India Disability News - Fri, 16/02/2018 - 22:04
Trichy: Those with intellectual disability and mental illness struggle a lot and therefore NGOs should provide adequate employability skills to those people, director of Organisation for Development Action (ODA), Lobithas has said. He was speaking at a ...

Persons with disabilities quota in Odisha technical colleges hiked to 5 per cent

India Disability News - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 22:29
BHUBANESWAR: Persons with disabilities (PwDs) will be entitled to five per cent reservation in the higher technical and professional institutions from 2018-19 academic session as Odisha Government has enhanced it from the present three per cent.

Over 8,000 in Trichy get aid for learning disability

India Disability News - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 16:57
Being a congenital disability, mental retardation (MR) could cripple affected people right from their childhood. Further, the number is on the rise by 100 every year. With MR remaining a disturbing factor, the district differently-abled welfare office is ...

Session on employing and Engaging Persons with Disabilities held in city

India Disability News - Thu, 15/02/2018 - 03:35
... Mysuru said “fifteen percent of world’s population is with some kind of disability and more than 80 percent of disability in India are having tuff time in getting employability. It is the single largest minority group who do not have employment.

Fighting disability, he pedals to help keep country clean

India Disability News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 17:05
With his bicycle, Shahu covers about 100 kilometers every day for this noble mission of keeping India clean and plastic free. He was in Thirunelveli taking a break while riding to Kanyakumari from Bengaluru. “My goal is to create awareness on Swachh Bhar ...

Seminar on disability awareness on Saturday

India Disability News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 16:36
Thiruvananthapuram: National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) here would conduct an online seminar on disability awareness (NIDAS) in collaboration with the state directorate of social justice on February 17. The two-and-a-half-hour long programme in ...

NISH to hold online seminar on disability awareness on Feb 17

India Disability News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:35
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH) here would conduct an online seminar on Interactive Disability Awareness (NIDAS) in collaboration with the state Directorate of Social Justice on February 17. The two-and-a-half-hour long ...

Love, desire and disability: The heart knows no handicap

India Disability News - Wed, 14/02/2018 - 04:33
“Many men with disabilities do not want disabled partners,” she says ... in general. “Where do women in India have sexual agency, physically disable or not?” she asks. Romance in popular culture leaving a few exceptions is mainly able able-bodied ...

Developmental Disability Providers in Virginia use Therap to Process Fee-for-Service Claims

India Disability News - Tue, 13/02/2018 - 14:06
providers, Therap's electronic billing system equips intellectual and developmental disability providers and other Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) agencies across the U.S. submit direct-Medicaid billing. The web-based system maintains ...

Convocation held for first batch of training centre for persons with disabilities at Tata Steel

India Disability News - Tue, 13/02/2018 - 13:59
Trainer for Visual Impairment from Enable India. Speaking on the occasion, Chandra said: “This is a fantastic initiative by Tata Steel at Noamundi. Life is full of learnings and I have learned that disability is enhanced ability in disguise. I am in awe ...

Pranab Mukherjee says condition of disabled in India less than satisfactory despite various laws

India Disability News - Mon, 12/02/2018 - 14:07
New Delhi: Former president Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said of the total population in the country, 2.21 percent people suffer from disabilities and their condition has been "less than satisfactory", despite several laws being implemented. At the ...

Film to create awareness on disability a huge hit among kids

India Disability News - Sun, 11/02/2018 - 12:43
Through the film we wanted to sensitise people about issues of disabilities," said Milan Dash, writer and director of the film and also a member of the bar council of the Supreme Court of India. The 2 hour and 15 minute-long film showcased the plight of ...

India and Winter Olympics 2018

India Disability News - Sun, 11/02/2018 - 06:27
Winter Olympics, Paralympic Games, Youth Olympics Games, the Deaflympics and Special Olympics Games are also introduced so that athletes with a disability ... This year in 2018 India will be represented by two male athletes named Jagdish Singh, and ...

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