Talang August 1st 2017 – Issue 239

Talang August 1st 2017 – Issue 239

Table of Content

News Clips

New UN committee member first with learning disability

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3641382/New-UN-committee-member-learning-disability.html#ixzz4BlPRzlJh 

 Young South Korean entrepreneur to sell world’s first braille smartwatch

http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/Young-South-Korean-entrepreneur-to-sell-world-s-first-braille-smartwatch

Eye conditions associated with diabetes

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/listen-to-your-sugar/Eye-conditions-associated-with-diabetes/articleshow/52288849.cms 

 

Rights Advocacy

European Union turns up heat on rights of people with disabilities

http://satprnews.com/2016/12/05/eu-turns-up-heat-on-rights-of-people-with-disabilities/

News from the Field

What Is Identity-First Language, & Should You Use It?

https://www.bustle.com/p/what-is-identity-first-language-should-you-use-it-74901 

How To Engage Meaningfully With Someone Who Is Blind

http://www.huffingtonpost.in/george-abraham/how-to-engage-meaningfully-with-someone-who-is-blind_a_23198260/

Social Life

Marita Cheng- The tech entrepreneur making robots to help people with disabilities

https://www.instagram.com/AustraliaPlus/

Under new legislation, proof of child-care abilities shifts for blind parents

http://www.cecildaily.com/news/state_news/article_9bb922f3-03b3-5165-9275-477b577e4196.html 

Technology

Conversation with CureDuchenne’s Jak Knowles about Gene Therapy for Duchenne Patients 

http://www.raredr.com/news/jak-knowles-duchenne 

 

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