Asia-Pacific

Digital World 2015: Seminar on learning opportunities for persons with disabilities

GAATES is very pleased to announce that Vashkar Bhattacharjee, the GAATES Country Representative for Bangladesh, is the keynote speaker for the Digital World 2015 session titled Continue reading the story...

Call for nominations to Arts Access Awards

NEW ZEALAND: Do you want to see an outstanding artists with disabilities recognized? Or how about a leader providing access to the arts for people in Continue reading the story...

Australian first employment model for people with Autism

In an Australian-first 11 people with autism have begun traineeships designed to harness their unique abilities at the Department of Human Services in Adelaide. Minister for Human Continue reading the story...

WHO to conduct disability survey

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: The World Health Organization (WHO) will be conducting a Model Disability Survey (MDS) in Attock to provide detailed and nuanced information on the lives Continue reading the story...

People with vision disabilities experience car driving in Mumbai

MUMBAI, INDIA: The Blind Man Car Rally in Mumbai city on Sunday gave an opportunity to people with vision disabilities to experience car driving and showcase Continue reading the story...

Greens demand immediate action to address unemployment rise for people with disabilities

Australian Greens spokesperson on Disability Senator Rachel Siewert has labelled a decline in work force participation for people with disabilities over 20 years as ‘a sign Continue reading the story...

New voice for all Australians with disability

A new Alliance representing the interests and views of all people with disability will provide advice to the Australian Government on improving social and economic participation, Continue reading the story...

Four friends with vision disabilities open computer center

NASHIK, INDIA: What happens when four persons with vision disabilities come together? Well, they open up a computer center for people with vision disabilities to make Continue reading the story...

‘87% of large buildings pose hurdles for people with disabilities’

CHENNAI, INDIA: Over 87 per cent of the buildings in the city, where the public gathers in large numbers, continue to have barriers to access. Of Continue reading the story...

Thane to get its first Braille library

MUMBAI, INDIA: In a first-of-its-kind move, Vidya Prasarak Mandal’s KG Joshi Arts College and NG Bedekar College of Commerce will introduce a Braille section in their Continue reading the story...