For China’s Disabled People, Sex is Still Taboo

Sixth Tone 29th December 2018 by Fan Yiying For China’s Disabled People, Sex is Still Taboo While the country is paying more attention to employment and health care, the need for intimacy is still often ignored. A spinal tumor paralyzed Nie Shujie’s legs when she was little. Growing up, she never considered intimacy possible. Nie… Continue Reading For China’s Disabled People, Sex is Still Taboo

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Talang January 2019

Talang January 2019 China Briefing 20th September 2018 China’s Disability Aids Industry: High Demand Creates New Opportunities http://www.china-briefing.com/news/chinas-disability-aids-industry-high-demand-creates-new-opportunities/ International The New Lens 9th October 2018 A New App Wants to Help Indonesia’s Blind Navigate Their Cities Why you need to know https://international.thenewslens.com/article//105367/105367 The Guardian 11th October 2018 Don’t tell your child not to stare at… Continue Reading Talang January 2019

Spearheading an inclusive approach to special needs

South China Morning Post 25th December 2018 Spearheading an inclusive approach to special needs For educators, social workers or those who want to provide much-needed education and counselling support to tens of thousands of pupils with special education needs (SEN), there is a range of professional education courses available at universities and education institutions. According… Continue Reading Spearheading an inclusive approach to special needs

Seeing-eye dog can see into owner’s heart

Seeing-eye dog can see into owner’s heart 25th December 2018 by Hu Min Shanghai resident Hu Lin, 36, and her dog never go anywhere without one another. Blinded at the age of 13 by a medical procedure gone wrong, for the past 10 years, Hu has relied on Fang Ru, her Labrador retriever. “She is… Continue Reading Seeing-eye dog can see into owner’s heart

AI robots among new features of Metro Line 13 extension

shine.cn 20th December 2018 AI robots among new features of Metro Line 13 extension The second and third phases of Metro Line 13 have passed professional evaluations and will soon enter operation, Shanghai Shentong Metro Group, the city’s Metro operator have announced. The newly opened part of Line 13 covers 12 underground stops and features… Continue Reading AI robots among new features of Metro Line 13 extension

Huawei’s Facing Emotions app uses AI to help visually impaired users ‘hear’ facial expressions

Venture Beat 18th December 2018 Huawei’s Facing Emotions app uses AI to help visually impaired users ‘hear’ facial expressions By Kyle Wiggers  Blindness, both partial and total, is incredibly common. The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 1.3 billion people live with some form of distance or near-vision condition and that as many as 217 million… Continue Reading Huawei’s Facing Emotions app uses AI to help visually impaired users ‘hear’ facial expressions

Accessibility for Taiwan’s Disabled: A Work in Progress

Taiwan Business Topics 18th December 2018 Accessibility for Taiwan’s Disabled: A Work in Progress Attitudes and facilities have improved, but much more still needs to be done. Taiwan is a crowded place. The population per square kilometer is nearly 20 times that of the United States, and the cities are crammed with parked vehicles and… Continue Reading Accessibility for Taiwan’s Disabled: A Work in Progress

How can Hong Kong help the intellectually disabled find work?

South China Morning Post 9th December 2018 How can Hong Kong help the intellectually disabled find work? Hong Kong should commission a consultancy to explore and compile a list of professions available for the intellectually disabled to help tackle the low employment rate among the group, experts have said. The idea was promoted at a… Continue Reading How can Hong Kong help the intellectually disabled find work?

China’s rehabilitation centers reach 8,334

Xinhua 3rd December 2018 China’s rehabilitation centers reach 8,334 As of the end of 2017, China had 8,334 rehabilitation centers for persons with disabilities, a blue book said. The blue book, titled “Report on the cause for persons with disabilities in China (2018),” was edited by the China Disabled Persons’ Federation this fall. It was… Continue Reading China’s rehabilitation centers reach 8,334

Across China: Armless man lends “iron hand” to people in need

Xinhua 3rd December 2018 Across China: Armless man lends “iron hand” to people in need Hearing loud popping or crackling noises from a workshop, residents in a small village in northeast China’s Jilin Province can tell when “Iron Man” starts working. “Iron Man” Sun Jifa is a 65-year-old farmer in Yongji County in the city… Continue Reading Across China: Armless man lends “iron hand” to people in need