Asia-Pacific

New round of Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme opens for application

HONG KONG: The Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme is open for application from today (September 28) until December 31. All local enterprises and organizations including companies, non-governmental Continue reading the story...

IIT students developing low-cost portable Braille printer

INDIA: In a bid to make technology affordable and accessible to people with vision disabilities, Sandeep Konam, a B. Tech. final-year ECE student at  Indian Institutes of Continue reading the story...

Round Table discussion on Inclusive Education in Malaysia

MALAYSIA: Deputy Education Minister I, Datuk Mary Yap Kain Ching highlighted Malaysia’s delivery of education services to children with disabilities, at the IDPP Multi-stakeholder Roundtable on Continue reading the story...

People with hearing disabilities to carry out rally in India

RAJKOT: Over 1500 people who are deaf or hard of hearing from across the Saurashtra region will carry out a peace rally named ‘strengthening Human diversity’ Continue reading the story...

Education minister promises a college to students with hearing disabilities

JAIPUR, INDIA: As a major respite for students with hearing disabilities here, state government has decided to make arrangements for them in some colleges across the Continue reading the story...

International Home Care and Rehabilitation Exhibition in Tokyo

TOKYO, JAPAN: The 41st International Home Care and Rehabilitation Exhibition 2014 will be held on October 1 – 3, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Tokyo Continue reading the story...

Braille signs on EVMs for people with vision disabilities

CHANDIGARH: People with mobility disabilities will not have to wait in the queue for casting their vote on October 15 legislative assembly elections because the election Continue reading the story...

National Convention on Inclusive Education of Children with Disabilities Held

NEW DELHI: The National Convention on Inclusive Education for Children with disabilities was held in New Delhi. The Convention focused on evolving strategies that will further Continue reading the story...

Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” held for the first time in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Training workshop on “Inclusive Publishing” was conducted during 15 to 17 September 2014 at the BASIS Auditorium, Dhaka. This program was conducted by the DAISY Continue reading the story...

NGO conducts hospitals accessibility survey

CHENNAI, INDIA: A recent survey of city hospitals for their accessibility to people with disabilities received mixed response. While private hospitals seemed to be receptive to Continue reading the story...