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China, International Perspectives on Disability

Two thirds of the Planet China, International Perspectives on Disability December 14, 2015 China And People With Disabilities By Patricia Chadwick Can news and information pave the way to a better life for people with disabilities in China? The situation for the estimated 80 million disabled people in China can be symbolized by the “blind… Continue Reading China, International Perspectives on Disability

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China, International Perspectives on Disability

Two thirds of the Planet China, International Perspectives on Disability December 14, 2015 China And People With Disabilities By Patricia Chadwick Can news and information pave the way to a better life for people with disabilities in China? The situation for the estimated 80 million disabled people in China can be symbolized by the “blind… Continue Reading China, International Perspectives on Disability

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China, International Perspectives on Disability

Two thirds of the Planet China, International Perspectives on Disability December 14, 2015 China And People With Disabilities By Patricia Chadwick Can news and information pave the way to a better life for people with disabilities in China? The situation for the estimated 80 million disabled people in China can be symbolized by the “blind… Continue Reading China, International Perspectives on Disability

Stephen Hallett, Chair, China Vision

China Disability Month 2016

In November 2014 China Vision’s main DPO partner, Beijing One Plus One, initiated China’s first “Disability Voice Month”, an opportunity for disabled people around the country to organise local events and express their ideas, concerns and hopes. This has now become an annual event, with dozens of DPOs and disability-related organizations spontaneously organizing workshops, seminars,… Continue Reading China Disability Month 2016

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China Vision at HKU Summer Workshop on Disability Rights and Equality

From July 18th to 22nd, on behalf of China Vision, Ni Zhen and Lu Han took part in the HKU Summer Workshop on Disability Rights and Equality. This is the second annual HKU Summer School on Disability organized by our dear friend Professor Simon Ng who is also a passionate advocate for inclusion. The focus… Continue Reading China Vision at HKU Summer Workshop on Disability Rights and Equality

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SEEKING JUSTICE FOR DISABLED TRAVELLERS: China’s first blind lawyer takes on an airline

On 19th November 2015 two wheelchair users tried to board a flight in China’s southernmost city of Sanya. Both had valid tickets, but when they tried to check in they were told that the airline was unable to carry them as they were “unaccompanied” and were “unable to look after themselves”. Also, the staff at… Continue Reading SEEKING JUSTICE FOR DISABLED TRAVELLERS: China’s first blind lawyer takes on an airline

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Henan Stop Press – Qisehua Inclusive Kindergarten

Inclusivity is at the heart of China Vision’s work, so we are delighted a announce our new initiative. China Vision has signed an agreement with Qisehua Inclusive Kindergarten for the launch of a 2-year project. Under this initiative Qisehua, with technical and financial support from China Vision, will establish a ‘Resource and Advocacy Centre’ designed… Continue Reading Henan Stop Press – Qisehua Inclusive Kindergarten

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LOVE, MARRIAGE AND BLINDNESS – Stephen Hallett

Back in 2006, when we started our project to train blind and partially-sighted radio producers in China, the six “core” people we worked with were all young and unmarried. Several – inevitably – had trained as masseurs. One had studied music, another had done agricultural economics at university, before losing her sight. Despite their infectious… Continue Reading LOVE, MARRIAGE AND BLINDNESS – Stephen Hallett