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

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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

Talang November 2nd 2017 – Issue 246

Talang November 2nd 2017 – Issue 246 Table of Content News Clips Wallet cards help promote understanding http://www.centraljersey.com/news/sentinel_east_brunswick/wallet-cards-help-promote-understanding/article_43dcf0aa-77cb-5962-aa9d-7dd7e781a6ce.html These Dyslexia Fonts Stop Words From “Floating” Away http://bigthink.com/cole-seidner/the-ebook-to-paper-book-debate-just-tipped-to-electronics  Visual impairment associated with congenital Zika syndrome http://www.healio.com/ophthalmology/cornea-external-disease/news/online/%7B901659bc-5d95-4d07-8a9e-95fae2ae6a85%7D/visual-impairment-associated-with-congenital-zika-syndrome     News from the Field The 2030 Agenda- Leave no person with disabilities behind http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/blog/2017/1/19/The-2030-Agenda-Leave-no-person-with-disabilities-behind.html Paralysed man moves arm… Continue Reading Talang November 2nd 2017 – Issue 246

Talang November 1st 2017 – Issue 245

Talang November 1st 2017 – Issue 245 Table of Content News Clips Disability Works: Breaking down barriers in business http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-38962050  NHS DIGITAL EXTENDS PROGRAMME TO WIDEN PARTICIPATION IN DIGITAL HEALTH  http://www.headstar.com/eablive/?p=1342 Love at First Touch: Blind Couple Gets 3D-Printed Ultrasound to Help Them Feel Their Unborn Baby http://www.cbs8.com/story/35133759/love-at-first-touch-blind-couple-gets-3d-printed-ultrasound-to-help-them-feel-their-unborn-baby Rights Advocacy Portugal’s disabled population continue to… Continue Reading Talang November 1st 2017 – Issue 245

Talang October 2nd 2017 – Issue 244

Talang October 2nd 2017 – Issue 244 Table of Content News Clips Meet suggests Right to Education provisions for kids with disabilities http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/meet-suggests-rte-provisions-for-kids-with-disabilities/articleshow/57622094.cms  MovieReading app brings cinema experience to the blind http://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/personal-technology/moviereading-app-brings-cinema-experience-to-the-blind/news-story/94f8f298f992f3f211655211007307d3  Horseback Riding Helps People with Movement Disabilities, Review of 16 Studies Concludes https://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/2017/03/07/review-of-16-studies-says-horseback-riding-helps-those-with-multiple-sclerosis/  Rights Advocacy Putting yourself in the shoes of older vulnerable… Continue Reading Talang October 2nd 2017 – Issue 244

Talang October 1st 2017 – Issue 243

Talang October 1st 2017 – Issue 243 Table of Content News Clips New feature introduced to help bank customers  with hearing disabilities in Dubai http://www.khaleejtimes.com/news/general/new-feature-to-help-hearing-impaired-bankers-in-dubai  Catalonia in Venice – Antoni Abad- La Venezia che non si vede _ Unveiling the unseen http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/104031/antoni-abadla-venezia-che-non-si-vede-unveiling-the-unseen/  Microsoft Using Machine Learning To Detect Blindness https://www.yahoo.com/tech/microsoft-using-machine-learning-detect-184245993.html  Rights Advocacy Disabled people are… Continue Reading Talang October 1st 2017 – Issue 243