Talang  February 2019

Talang  February 2019 Japan Today 1st October 2018 Helen Keller brings hope and light to Japan https://japantoday.com/category/features/lifestyle/helen-keller-brings-hope-and-light-to-japan ************************************************************************************************ Aljazeera 8th November 2018 Ray of hope: A school for the visually impaired in rural China The Mu Mengjie school in China’s Hebei Province helps children caught in the double bind of disability and poverty. by  Nathan… Continue Reading Talang  February 2019

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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

Talang December 2018

Talang, December 2018 Telstra 8th September 2018 When I think about our company purpose – to create a brilliant connected future for everyone – it’s the last two words in the sentence that cannot be overlooked. by Jackie Coates Head of Telstra Foundation – Telstra “For everyone” really does mean for every single person. For… Continue Reading Talang December 2018

Talang Nov 2018

Talang November 2018 Explore Hong Kong landmarks through paintings you can hear and touch https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2138427/explore-hong-kong-landmarks-through-paintings-you-can-hear 7 Companies Making Fashion More Inclusive For Kids With Disabilities And the inspiring personal stories of the people behind the brands. https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/adaptive-clothing-inclusive-fashion_us_5b841548e4b0cd327dfea255 Vo Thi Hoang Yen: Opening doors for Vietnam’s PWDs https://www.rappler.com/world/regions/asia-pacific/211028-profile-ramon-magsaysay-awardee-2018-vo-thi-hoang-yen-vietnam PROFILE: Judith Wood uses her own sight loss experience… Continue Reading Talang Nov 2018

Talang October 2018

Talang October 2018 End of the Rainbow? New Map Scale is More Readable by People Who Are Color Blind https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/end-of-the-rainbow-new-map-scale-is-more-readable-by-people-who-are-color-blind/ Braille for a New Digital Age Tech Helps Disabled People in India Find Love and Freedom https://www.ozy.com/fast-forward/tech-helps-disabled-people-in-india-find-love-and-freedom/87935 Disabled in China: why life is still a struggle in a society designed for the able-bodied https://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/long-reads/article/2164005/disabled-china-why-life-still-struggle- New… Continue Reading Talang October 2018

Talang September 2018

Talang  September 2018 Smart buildings that automatically adjust to keep us comfortable? http://news.usc.edu/145497/smart-buildings-that-automatically-adjust-to-keep-us-comfortable-and-content-it-might-happen-sooner-than-you-think/ AI for Good’: Empowering China’s nonprofits with world-leading technologies https://news.microsoft.com/apac/features/ai-for-good-empowering-chinas-nonprofits-with-world-leading-technologies/ People with disability both liberated and left behind by today’s tech https://www.computerworld.com.au/article/644728/people-disability-both-liberated-left-behind-by-today-tech/ Marsha de Cordova: The government shouldn’t blame disabled people for its failings https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/dec/12/marsha-de-cordova-disabled-minister-equality-battles Sightsavers’ Chief Executive Officer Calls for Disability… Continue Reading Talang September 2018

Talang August 2018

Talang  August 2018 Tips for Parents of Children With Disabilities Who Want Them To Succeed in School https://www.huffingtonpost.com/jennifer-laszlo-mizrahi/tips-for-parents-of-child_b_11717882.html Disability Chic: These Irish Sisters Are the Wheel Deal https://www.ozy.com/rising-stars/disability-chic-these-irish-sisters-are-the-wheel-deal/87908 Global Disability Summit yields 170 new commitments  https://www.devex.com/news/global-disability-summit-yields-170-new-commitments-but-what-s-missing-93172 With Braille labels for medicines, two Hongkongers help city’s visually impaired see better days https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2154102/braille-labels-medicines-two-hongkongers-help-citys Improving Accessibility Through Technology https://www.multihousingnews.com/post/improving-accessibility-through-technology/

Talang December 1st 2017 – Issue No 247

Talang December 1st 2017 – Issue 247 Table of Content News Clips Railway stations and airports see progress toward barrier-free accessibility ahead of Tokyo Paralympics https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/08/28/business/railway-stations-airports-see-progress-toward-barrier-free-accessibility-ahead-tokyo-paralympics/#.WaaMCNHTWhA  Picture book could help people with learning disabilities http://globalaccessibilitynews.com/2016/12/12/picture-book-could-help-people-with-learning-disabilities/  Right-or left-handedness affects sign language comprehension http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/news/latest/2017/05/sign-language-comprehension.aspx  Rights Advocacy Putting fundamental rights of persons with disabilities on the map https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-12/uoc–pfr113016.php… Continue Reading Talang December 1st 2017 – Issue No 247

High-scoring students face another roadblock

China Daily 3rd July 2018 High-scoring students face another roadblock With the results of College Entrance Examination, or gaokao, released, families of candidates who scored high are happy and looking forward to the arrival of acceptance letter from their preferred universities. But the following families, although happy, are anxious whether their children will receive the letter… Continue Reading High-scoring students face another roadblock

Across China: University opens door for blind student with piano gift

Xinhua 7th June 2018 Across China: University opens door for blind student with piano gift Wang He, 20, a blind but gifted piano player from northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, is busy preparing for his college life in Beijing, while his peers are waiting for their university entrance exam results. “My dream finally came… Continue Reading Across China: University opens door for blind student with piano gift