Asia-Pacific

Conference on Universal Design in India

COIMBATORE: DJ Academy of Design (DJAD) in association with the British Council is hosting a two-day conference on “Universal Design and Development” at The Residency on Continue reading the story...

Workshop conducted to focus on inclusive education

INDIA: In Universities across the country a special program gets run by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) which is called, ‘Teachers Education for Persons with Continue reading the story...

GAATES Participating at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) will be hosting side events at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction iin Sendai City, Continue reading the story...

Samsung releases new ad ‘Hearing Hands’

Samsung released an advertisement this weekend for a new service intended to help people with hearing disabilities. In the ad, a person with a hearing disability encounters Continue reading the story...

Disability rights activist denied entry to Delhi restaurant, inquiry ordered

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Delhi government on Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident of alleged denial of entry to a disability rights activist by an Continue reading the story...

Training workshop for persons with disabilities held

KARACHI, PAKISTAN: City Commissioner Shoaib Siddiqui has said that the administration would make all-out efforts to provide facilities to persons with disabilities for their better mobility. He made Continue reading the story...

Workshop focuses on inclusive education

MYSURU, INDIA: The Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) has a program called ‘Teachers Education for Persons with Special Education Needs’ (TEPSE) in universities across the country. Continue reading the story...

Chief Minister summons emergency meeting to review demand of people with vision disabilities

LAHORE, PAKISTAN: Chief Minister of Punjab (CM) Shahbaz Sharif has called on an emergency meeting to review the demand of people with vision disabilities as their protest Continue reading the story...

Mumbai suburban stations to be accessible by December 31

MUMBAI, INDIA: Suburban stations in Mumbai would be made accessible for persons with disabilities and have facilities like low height ticket counters by December 31, Railways Continue reading the story...

New Sign Language Bible app launched in Japan

A new Sign Language Bible app in Japan is not only giving Japanese with hearing disabilities instant access to Scriptures in their mother tongue, but its Continue reading the story...