Flutist Wu Jing uses new invention to perform in Sweden

China Disabled Persons Federation 30th May 2016 Flutist Wu Jing uses new invention to perform in Sweden Wu Jing is a blind flutist. She has not been able to perform in an orchestra because she can’t see the movement of the conductor, but recently she was able to do so perfectly with the help of… Continue Reading Flutist Wu Jing uses new invention to perform in Sweden

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Are these the world’s most inspiring eco-warriors? Blind man and his sidekick with no arms have planted 10,000 trees in rural China in 10 years

Daily Mail Online 13th March 2015 Are these the world’s most inspiring eco-warriors? Blind man and his sidekick with no arms have planted 10,000 trees in rural China in 10 years Jia Haixia and Jia Wenqi, both 53, have planted 10,000 trees in Hebei, China Mr Haixia is blind in both eyes and Mr Wenqi… Continue Reading Are these the world’s most inspiring eco-warriors? Blind man and his sidekick with no arms have planted 10,000 trees in rural China in 10 years

Disabled Travel Website Set to Launch in Birmingham

Disabled Travel Website Set to Launch in Birmingham The website Limitless Travel aims to help disabled people travel by reviewing the accessibility of hotels, restaurants and attractions. Website Limitless Travel is launching in Birmingham. After a successful launch in London the site is now extending its services into the UK’s second city, backed by a… Continue Reading Disabled Travel Website Set to Launch in Birmingham

Essential to invest in care for disabled people: Chinese official

  New China 28th May 2016 Essential to invest in care for disabled people: Chinese official The Vice Chairman of the China Disabled Persons’ Federation (CDFP) Jia Yong stressed Tuesday that holistic care for people living with disabilities is essential in light of current health imperatives. Addressing the 69th World Health Assembly, Jia said: “Taking care… Continue Reading Essential to invest in care for disabled people: Chinese official

Portsmouth gets 90 talking bus stops for blind/visually-impaired passengers

Team Locals Portsmouth gets 90 talking bus stops for blind/visually-impaired passengers Travelling by bus is being made easier for blind and visually-impaired passengers in Portsmouth thanks to the introduction of 90 talking bus stops. The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) have introduced a scheme branded ‘React’, featuring trigger fobs which can be used… Continue Reading Portsmouth gets 90 talking bus stops for blind/visually-impaired passengers

Blind athlete bidding for another triathlon victory

Kyiv Post 28th May 2016 Blind athlete bidding for another triathlon victory By Alyona Zhuk Vasyl Zakrevsky and Roman Korol aren’t an ordinary pair of cyclists. Zakrevsky, 32, is blind, and Korol, 28, trains him and guides him through cycle races. “He is my eyes,” Zakrevsky says, smiling. The two have just completed their last… Continue Reading Blind athlete bidding for another triathlon victory

Hiring Disabled Workers in China: Incentives and Challenges

China Briefing 26th April 2016 Hiring Disabled Workers in China: Incentives and Challenges by China Briefing By Dezan Shira & Associates Editor: Samuel Wrest The fallout from China’s abolishment of its one-child policy has taken new and unexpected turns in recent weeks. Following protests from parents affected by the 36 year old policy – most… Continue Reading Hiring Disabled Workers in China: Incentives and Challenges

Award-winning design student battles disability

Taipei Times 25th May 2016 Award-winning design student battles disability By Liao Shu-ling and Jake Chung  /  Staff reporter, with staff writer Born with only the upper part of his right arm due to malpositioning in the womb, college student Fan Hung-hao (范弘昊) has taken on the world and made his own destiny, disability be… Continue Reading Award-winning design student battles disability

Activities across China to help the disabled

China Disabled Persons’ Federation 19th May 2016 Activities across China to help the disabled Since May 15 was the 26th National Day of the Disabled and this year’s theme was caring for orphans and children, the government said there would be many activities across the country to encourage the public to care more about orphans… Continue Reading Activities across China to help the disabled