Asia-Pacific

India’s Airlines asked to reserve two window seats for passengers with disabilities

NEW DELHI: The civil aviation ministry has ordered airlines to reserve two window seats for passengers with disabilities , but not the ones next to the Continue reading the story...

Bus routes open for passengers with vision disabilities

AUSTRALIA: A new-generation audible information system is being trialled on the Brisbane bus network to improve accessibility for passengers with vision disabilities. Minister for Disability Services, Coralee Continue reading the story...

Delhi University College promotes inclusive education for students with disabilities

NEW DELHI: Lakhs of college aspirants across the country are forwarding their applications to Delhi University with admission season at its peak. Meanwhile, in a review Continue reading the story...

CBSE directs schools to constitute four-member inclusive committee

LUDHIANA, INDIA: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has directed schools to constitute four-member school inclusive committees. The said committee will act as facilitator for promoting Continue reading the story...

World Education Forum adopts Declaration on the Future of Education

INCHEON: A transformative vision for education over the next 15 years has been adopted at the World Education Forum, which concluded yesterday in Incheon, Republic of Continue reading the story...

Wuhan holds sign language contest to raise awareness

CHINA: Sunday marks the 25th National Disabled Persons’ Day in China. In a move to increase awareness, Wuhan city has held its first-ever Sign Language Speech Continue reading the story...

Man uses cards to prepare Braille notes

INDORE, INDIA: Kamlesh Kanodiya collects unused greeting and wedding cards, punches subject notes on them with a Braille slate and distributes them to students with vision Continue reading the story...

GAATES Announces Special Trust Fund for Accessibility in Re-Building Nepal

The Global Alliance on Accessible Technologies and Environments (GAATES) announces a special fund to support accessible re-building efforts in Nepal. This “Accessible Nepal Trust Fund” has Continue reading the story...

China increases assistance for people with disabilities taking college entrance exam

China is increasing its assistance for people with disabilities taking the national college entrance examination, or gaokao. Examining bodies across the country should offer reasonable accommodations to Continue reading the story...

NTU hosts global ICT conference highlighting innovations that advance open inclusive development

An assistive smart technology that helps seniors cope with degenerative changes and independent living by simply pointing a device or smartphone camera at an object to Continue reading the story...
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