Locksmith in a wheelchair

Chinagate.org 1st September 2017 Locksmith in a wheelchair photo article A 52-year-old man paralyzed for 25 years earns a living by making keys and repairing locks and shoes. He is welcomed and respected by local people for his exquisite skills and good service. Ning Xingnian comes from Jinggang County in Hefei, Anhui Province. He used… Continue Reading Locksmith in a wheelchair

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Wuhan amputee brings movies to life for the visually impaired

Ecns 21st August 2017 Wuhan amputee brings movies to life for the visually impaired Editor: Wang Zihao A community worker in Central China who had her leg amputated has narrated more than 50 films for over 7,000 visually impaired people in the past seven years. Du Chengcheng, 21, was born with neurofibromatosis, which causes tumours… Continue Reading Wuhan amputee brings movies to life for the visually impaired

How technology can restore dignity for people with disabilities while boosting the economy

South China Morning Post 30th April 2017 How technology can restore dignity for people with disabilities while boosting the economy Winnie Tang says the disabled population around the world represents a largely untapped workforce, market and economic engine, and technology is now helping them to contribute more A government survey in 2013 put the number… Continue Reading How technology can restore dignity for people with disabilities while boosting the economy

Unemployment rate for disabled people in Hong Kong eight times higher than official figure, survey finds

South China Morning Post 7th July 2017 Unemployment rate for disabled people in Hong Kong eight times higher than official figure, survey finds Six welfare groups call for more government support after more than half in poll claim exiting policies contribute little or nothing to their job searches The official unemployment rate for Hong Kong’s… Continue Reading Unemployment rate for disabled people in Hong Kong eight times higher than official figure, survey finds

The disabled Chinese man who battled to graduate from Harvard University faces new fight for job

South China Morning Post 3rd September 2017 The disabled Chinese man who battled to graduate from Harvard University faces new fight for job Ding Ding, who was born with cerebral palsy, has conquered countless obstacles in life; finding an employer who won’t judge him by his condition is his latest hurdle Twenty-nine-year-old Ding Ding has… Continue Reading The disabled Chinese man who battled to graduate from Harvard University faces new fight for job

A Tribute to Wang Xiaogeng

It is with great sadness that we heard of the death of Ms Wang Xiaogeng, founder of Rong Ai Rong Le Family Support Center for Persons with Intellectual Disability and a leading advocate for the rights of persons with intellectual disabilities in China. Xiaogeng’s life is proof that committed individuals can bring about positive change… Continue Reading A Tribute to Wang Xiaogeng