Blind Woman Takes Tianjin Teaching Exam to Task

Sixth Tone 30th January 2018 Blind Woman Takes Tianjin Teaching Exam to Task Candidate’s case highlights need for national physical exam standards — or no health check at all. A blind woman in the northern municipality of Tianjin has registered for the provincial-level teachers’ exam — but even if she passes, whether she’ll be eligible… Continue Reading Blind Woman Takes Tianjin Teaching Exam to Task

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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

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

Promote positive images of persons with disabilities and stimulate a climate of non-discrimination and inclusion through media reporting

International Labour Organisation 10th June 2016 Promote positive images of persons with disabilities and stimulate a climate of non-discrimination and inclusion through media reporting Are persons with disabilities burden of the society? How do they want to be treated? What expressions are acceptable in news reports on disability? Do the media reflect their actual needs?… Continue Reading Promote positive images of persons with disabilities and stimulate a climate of non-discrimination and inclusion through media reporting