India Disability News

Disabled girl gets tricycle and toilet

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 22:20
So, I requested them to build a toilet here only and they agreed," Neera said. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

Horror stories from Kedarpuram correction home: Two-month-old baby dies, girl suffers disability

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 16:16
We know only that a girl in 2013 suffered disability after hot water fell on her and in another ... Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your device.

People have to pitch in for prosperous life for disables: CBM India

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 08:12
The Director of CBM also appreciated the initiatives that government has taken for the welfare for people with disabilities. Officials of the CBM India stressed the need to remove the mentality of people in the rural area that there is no use of the girls ...

People with vision disabilities are struggling with new Rs 50 note in India

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 06:30
NEW DELHI: The newly issued Rs 50 currency notes cannot be differentiated from others by people with vision disabilities, a PIL claimed in the Delhi High Court which sought the RBI and the Centre’s stand on the issue. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita ...

U’khand: Disabled girl waits for reunion with parents after being abandoned by them 6 months ago

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 01:31
As per Census 2011, in India, out of the 121 crore population, about 2.68 crore persons are "disabled" which is 2.21 per cent of the total population. Along with lack of financial stability and rampant illiteracy, the disabled community of the country is ...

'Disability' Rendered Her Unsuitable For IAS: Meet Sruti Mohapatra, Crusader For People With Disabilities

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 10:21
working for the empowerment of people with disabilities in Odisha. In 2010 she was awarded CNN-IBN Real Heroes Award, on the ground of humanitarian work. In 2013 she was awarded the Vidya Bhawan Social Service Award by the former President of India ...

Disabled Indians use apps, chat groups to find love, navigate life

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 05:47
Inclov, developed with money raised from crowdfunding, has about 19,000 registered users in India; men make up 80 percent. “We are aware that not everyone with a disability has access to a smartphone,” Khona told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

India should resolve to provide treatment to every child born with clubfoot as soon as it is diagnosed, says President Kovind

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 09:08
It can cause permanent disability if not treated early. This affects the child’s mobility and confidence. Inevitably, education and schooling suffer – and the child cannot fulfil his or her potential. The President pointed out that in India the burden ...

Punjab, Haryana tell HC they will compensate dog-bite victims

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 07:37
The word “animal” includes buffalo, horse, bull, calf, dog also. However, in the case of a disability resulting from attack by an animal, the compensation in proportion to extent of disability, up to Rs 1 lakh shall be payable. The by-laws envisage ...

Experts see endovascular therapy to stall morbidity of stroke as India reports 2nd highest fatal cases

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 01:23
According to WHO, stroke is among the most common neurological conditions causing long-term disability. In India, it is the second most common cause of fatality. By 2050, 80% stroke cases would occur in low and middle income countries mainly India and China.

Why No Separate Schools For Children Suffering From Autism: SC

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 09:30
The apex court observed that it is “impossible to think” that children, who are disabled or suffer from any kind of disability or are mentally challenged, can be imparted education in mainstream schools along with normal children. A bench of Chief ...

Sexuality Of People With Disabilities Often Ignored In India, Say Experts

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 08:01
To enable people with disabilities enjoy and sustain relationships requires a change in the outlook towards disability. New Delhi: When it comes to sexuality and disability, attitudes in India are not different. Most people prefer to sweep both issues ...

‘I already had a powerful narrative’: The inspiring story of new Rhodes scholar Rahul Bajaj, islands of excellence, Trilegal, disability

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 06:05
I always had the desire to not let my disability become my defining characteristic.” Bajaj, whose research while at the Law Commission of India (LC) had a special mention by his name in the LC's 258th report on the prevention of bribery, bemoaned the ...

India’s mental health woes

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 01:21
In India, as in many countries across the world ... Similarly, the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 charts out the roadmap for care and social rehabilitation. Recent community-based work on suicide ‘ideators’ and ‘attemptors’ has ...

Michael J. Chittenden Joins Nebraska Total Care as Director, Intellectual Developmental Disability Program & Case Management

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 12:17
as the Director of ID/DD Care Management Services. A developmental disability leader, Michael brings over 30 years of experience, including executive roles with Mosaic, ResCare, and Bethesda Lutheran Services. Michael most recently held the role of ...

Why aren't there special schools for students from autism, blindness and deafness, asks SC

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 11:26
The apex court observed that it is "impossible to think" that children, who are disabled or suffer from any kind of disability or are mentally challenged, can be imparted education in mainstream schools along with normal children. A bench of Chief Justice ...

India's organ transplant law needs surgery, says study

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 01:16
This case clearly elaborates as to how the laws governing organ transplantation in India have failed to eliminate organ trafficking ... for persons who suffer from long-term illnesses or disability as a result of such trafficking.”

Delhi’s UT status coming in way of disability rights

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 16:23
But people won't be able to benefit from a welfare scheme because there are no guidelines for certifying these disabilities," explained Singh. Get latest news & live updates on the go on your pc with News App. Download The Times of India news app for your ...

Ensure appropriate portrayal of speech disabilities in Indian cinema: Online petition

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 13:49
BENGALURU: Tired of the way people with a stammer are portrayed in films, the Samvaad Institute of Speech and Hearing has launched a petition targeted at the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to ensure that stammerers and those with disabilities are ...

Supreme Court suggests separate schools for children with disabilities: Observation violates laws on equality; hampers inclusive education

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 10:36
He said that no law in India provides for segregation of children as per their abilities and disabilities, but calls for inclusive education and equal opportunity. “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act provides for augmenting the present ...

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