Asia-Pacific

Include Persons with disabilities and Older Persons in Disaster Resilience Efforts: Legarda

PHILIPPINES: Senator Loren Legarda today called for the inclusion of every citizen, including persons with disabilities and older persons, in the country’s disaster risk reduction and Continue reading the story...

UT Arlington researcher awarded grant to develop human-robot learning networks

John Bricout, professor and associate dean for research and community outreach in the School of Social Work, is the UT Arlington site principal investigator on a Continue reading the story...

People with disabilities to get government-run online job portal soon

NEW DELHI: People with disabilities will soon get a government-run online platform to explore job opportunities in various companies. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is Continue reading the story...

SM City Cauayan to launch sensory-friendly movie showing for people with disabilities

CAUAYAN CITY, ISABELA, PHILIPPINES: In its effort to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in every facet of mall experience, SM City Cauayan will conduct its Continue reading the story...

Experts call for strong legislation to help people with disabilities

ISLAMABAD: Strong legislation and its implementation is required to help people with disabilities to gain access to information and knowledge. This was stated by Senator Dr Saeeda Iqbal while Continue reading the story...

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...

Children learn better with inclusive education

Inclusive education is the need of the hour. It helps build friendships and inculcate mutual respect and understanding. Patricia Mascarenhas investigates why inclusive education is not Continue reading the story...

LGUs urged to comply with accessibility rules for people with disabilities

DAVAO CITY, PHILIPPINES: Most local government units (LGUs) in the country still do not comply with the provisions on accessibility for persons with disabilities as stipulated in Continue reading the story...

Survey of ICTs in inclusive disaster management

The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs (G3ict) is conducting a study, commissioned by the ITU, on best practices in using Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) for Continue reading the story...

Reservation for candidates with vision disabilities; Delhi High Court reserves verdict

The Delhi High Court today reserved its verdict on a PIL filed by an NGO seeking one per cent out of total 3 per cent quota Continue reading the story...