Asia-Pacific

New Book Released: ‘Stepping Stone’

FIJI: A Book launched by the United Blind Persons of Fiji emphasizes that people with disabilities in the country have been able to overcome major challenges Continue reading the story...

Government ignores Delhi high court order to reserve seats for students with disabilities

NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court’s order on April 3 to restart the nursery admissions may have got all the attention but another directive with far-reaching Continue reading the story...

International Conference on Assistive Technology

BANGKOK: The 8th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2014) to be held from 6th – 8th Aug 2014 in Bangkok Metropolitan (Pathum Continue reading the story...

EU grants to empower persons with disabilities

CHENNAI, INDIA: Though there are a number of welfare schemes set up by the Central government and various States for the welfare of persons with disabilities, Continue reading the story...

Technology changing lives for people with vision disabilities in developing countries

He was planning to be a lawyer because he didn’t think people with vision disabilities like him could do high-tech jobs in India. But after discovering Continue reading the story...

Pakistani government urged to promote physical activities for people with disabilities

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Association of the Blind (PAB) Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) chapter has asked the provincial government to ensure the provision of recreational activities for people with disabilities Continue reading the story...

6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

BANGKOK: Some 3,000 experts including government ministers from 50 Asian
countries are to meet in Bangkok, to discuss the disaster-prone region’s final inputs into a new global
agreement Continue reading the story...

7th International Urban Design Conference in Australia

The 7th International Urban Design Conference will be held at the Intercontinental, Adelaide from Monday the 1st to Wednesday 3rd of September 2014. The conference “Designing Productive Continue reading the story...

Delhi HC directs city government to ensure all children with disabilities admitted to schools

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the city government to ensure that all children with disabilities in the capital are admitted to schools Continue reading the story...

Plans to provide mobility aids for people with disabilities

KATHMANDU, NEPAL: The National Disabled Fund, with financial support from the government, plans to provide mobility aids to each and every people with disabilities throughout the country. “The Continue reading the story...