Disabled in China: why life is still a struggle in a society designed for the able-bodied

South China Morning Post 6th September 2018 Disabled in China: why life is still a struggle in a society designed for the able-bodied By Rachel Cheung China has made great strides in its efforts to integrate those with disabilities, but the experiences of a Shenzhen couple show how much still needs to be done before… Continue Reading Disabled in China: why life is still a struggle in a society designed for the able-bodied

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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

China increases services for mental disorders 

Xinhua 13th November 2017 China increases services for mental disorders Editor: Yurou Community rehabilitation services for patients with mental disorders will cover 80 percent of China’s county-level regions by 2025, according to the Ministry of Civil Affairs Monday. The Ministry of Civil Affairs, together with the Ministry of Finance, the National Health and Family Planning… Continue Reading China increases services for mental disorders 

Program Promotes Self-respect for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Women of China 20th November 2017 Program Promotes Self-respect for People with Intellectual Disabilities By Li Lei Editor: Hewater Liu The government and NGOs are working together to ensure that people can obtain work and improve their lives, as Li Lei reports. In some developed countries, people with intellectual disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy… Continue Reading Program Promotes Self-respect for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Why Hong Kong’s Special Olympics athletes are unable to compete

South China Morning Post 18th November 2017 Why Hong Kong’s Special Olympics athletes are unable to compete More than two-thirds of Hong Kong’s Special Olympics athletes have been unable to compete in their sports because of a lack of locally-organised competitions and games, according to the chairman of the sporting event, Timothy Shriver. Ideally, 80… Continue Reading Why Hong Kong’s Special Olympics athletes are unable to compete

The Hong Kong massage and facial care centre with a heart to train and hire visually impaired

  Hong Kong News 29th May 2017 The Hong Kong massage and facial care centre with a heart to train and hire visually impaired Health Massage and Treatment Centre believes in building communication between the disabled and the rest of society by David Wong When Chan Chat-fung’s sight started deteriorating in her 30s due to… Continue Reading The Hong Kong massage and facial care centre with a heart to train and hire visually impaired

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

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

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