Asia-Pacific

Poor access for people with disabilities

KOLKOTA: Entry to Durga Puja pandals prove to be a huge challenge for people with disabilities , a survey of 30 pandals in the city has Continue reading the story...

International Conference on Inclusive Education in Dhaka

DHAKA: The 2nd International Conference on Inclusive Education under the banner of Asian Centre for Inclusive Education (ACIE) that is going to be held in Dhaka, Continue reading the story...

HCR Exhibition 2014, the Asia’s largest event for people with disabilities and older people

TOKYO, JAPAN: The 41st International Home Care and Rehabilitation (HCR) Exhibition 2014 has been started at East Hall of the Tokyo Big Sight – 3 days Continue reading the story...

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...