Youku Releases ‘Color Enhancement Mode’ for Color-Blind Users

Youku Releases ‘Color Enhancement Mode’ for Color-Blind Users Christine Chou | February 25, 2019 To improve the viewing experience for each set of eyes, Alibaba Group’s online streaming platform, Youku, released a new color-enhancement feature for color-blind users. Color-blind users can now switch on the color-enhancement mode for any video on the Youku app, from… Continue Reading Youku Releases ‘Color Enhancement Mode’ for Color-Blind Users

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My Makeover With China’s Blind Beautician

Sixth Tone 25th February 2019 My Makeover With China’s Blind Beautician A sightless makeup artist has become an inspiration to visually impaired women around China. Sitting on the couch in Xiao Jia’s apartment, I learned how difficult it is to apply makeup to a face you cannot see. Xiao, 27, gradually lost her eyesight during… Continue Reading My Makeover With China’s Blind Beautician

China’s Only Sign Language Lawyer

Sixth Tone 15th November 2018 China’s Only Sign Language Lawyer Isolated from society, people with hearing impairments live in precarious legal positions. Sixth Tone Despite it being his mother’s birthday and 9:00 p.m., Tang Shuai rushed back to his law firm. An elderly woman who’s deaf and cannot speak had been waiting in his office… Continue Reading China’s Only Sign Language Lawyer

VAT cut offers hope to rare disease patients

China Daily 19th February 2019 VAT cut offers hope to rare disease patients State Council decision will see tax lowered by 13 percentage points from next month Fang Haoran, 14, from Huaiyang county, Henan province, was diagnosed with Gaucher’s disease, a genetic disorder that enlarges the liver and spleen, in 2015. It has prevented him… Continue Reading VAT cut offers hope to rare disease patients

Disabled Hong Kong tour guides get creative in building careers by making education about their conditions a major attraction

South China Morning Post 9th February 2019 Disabled Hong Kong tour guides get creative in building careers by making education about their conditions a major attraction Vincent Li introduces tourists to the characteristics and history of districts across the city, while also shining a spotlight on cerebral palsy At first glance, Vincent Li Pok looks… Continue Reading Disabled Hong Kong tour guides get creative in building careers by making education about their conditions a major attraction

Talang March 2019

Talang March 2019 iAfrica 20th November 2018. True Cost Of Disability https://www.iafrica.com/the-true-cost-of-disability/ Huff Post 10th January 2019 We Must Not Let Brexit Disable The Already Disabled https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/dont-let-brexit-disable-the-disabled_uk_5c325ce9e4b03a8d16bde693 Wired 22nd January 2019 Meet the Blind YouTubers Making the Internet More Accessible https://www.wired.com/story/blind-youtube-creators/ 24th January 2019 Apple introduces new accessibility tools as it aims to make iPhone… Continue Reading Talang March 2019

Linking up with Alipay allows easy book access to borrowers

shine.cn 16th February 2019 Linking up with Alipay allows easy book access to borrowers by Wu Huixin When you borrow a book from the local library but then travel to another city, what to do if it’s due back in a few days? Not to worry, the booming logistics industry and a third-party online service… Continue Reading Linking up with Alipay allows easy book access to borrowers

Peking Opera helps 10-year-old girl fight cerebral palsy

ecns Society 14th February 2019 Peking Opera helps 10-year-old girl fight cerebral palsy The training required for learning Peking Opera would prove difficult for most people, as it combines martial arts, dancing and acrobatics. For ten-year-old Sun Ruihan, who has been living with cerebral palsy since birth, the challenges have been even bigger. At the… Continue Reading Peking Opera helps 10-year-old girl fight cerebral palsy

Chinese prizefighter with cerebral palsy punches way to top

China.org.cn 13th February 2019 Xinhua (Sports Focus) Chinese prizefighter with cerebral palsy punches way to top TIANJIN, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) — Being a prizefighter has long been the dream of Wang Qiang, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in 1986 when he was only one year old. Wang, 33, from Tianjin in north China, is… Continue Reading Chinese prizefighter with cerebral palsy punches way to top

Disability should not be a barrier in Hong Kong, unless society makes it one

Hong Kong Free Press 13th January 2019 Disability should not be a barrier in Hong Kong, unless society makes it one by Alfred C. M. Chan Accessibility has become a less obscure concept in recent years, but in a report released two months ago the Audit Commission laid bare the continued inadequacy of barrier-free facilities… Continue Reading Disability should not be a barrier in Hong Kong, unless society makes it one