Talang May 2nd 2017 – Issue 234

Talang May 2nd 2017 – Issue 234 Table of Content News Clips Inclusive Education: Activist again raises issue of accessibility of schools for disabled children http://armenianow.com/news/65922/armenia_inclusive_education_schools_concern_deputy_yerevan_mayor_disabled  Government approves new Down’s syndrome test http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37824048  Multiple sclerosis vision damage (optic neuropathy) can be reversed by common Over the counter (OTC) cold drug: Study http://www.belmarrahealth.com/multiple-sclerosis-vision-damage-optic-neuropathy-reversed-otc-cold-drug/  Rights Advocacy Elayne Clift: women and… Continue Reading Talang May 2nd 2017 – Issue 234

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Talang May 1st 2017 – Issue 233

Talang May 1st 2017 – Issue 233 Table of Content News Clips City mobility apps trialled to fight Blue Badge fraud across Europe http://eab.li/4k . Innovative project combines sign language with geography http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1437493-innovative-project-combines-sign-language-with-geography  Scientists identify gene that causes severe glaucoma in children http://www.upi.com/Health_News/2016/06/10/Scientists-identify-gene-that-causes-severe-glaucoma-in-children/1971465577259/    Rights Advocacy Right To Read http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2015-10-18/right-to-read-sdf.html  News from the Field Inclusive education – a chance… Continue Reading Talang May 1st 2017 – Issue 233

Talang April 2nd 2017 – Issue 232

Talang April 2nd 2017 – Issue 232 Table of Content News Clips Broadcasters, disability organisation draw up recommendation on future European Union rules for audiovisual access https://www.ebu.ch/news/2017/02/broadcasters-and-disability-organisation-draw-up-common-recommendation-on-future-eu-rules-for-audiovisual-access-services  L’Oréal Brazil wants to help visually impaired women use its products through new Audio MakeUp Project http://www.thedrum.com/news/2016/10/04/lor-al-brazil-wants-help-visually-impaired-women-use-its-products-through-new-audio  To diagnose autism, we should be watching the eyes The eyes… Continue Reading Talang April 2nd 2017 – Issue 232

Talang April 1st 2017 – Issue 231

Talang April 1st 2017 – Issue 231 Table of Content News Clips Hong Kong campaign to collect 1,000 old iPhones for blind receives just one donation http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education-community/article/1992616/hong-kong-campaign-collect-1000-old-iphones-blind Institute receives grant to help people with disabilities enhance decision making, community integration http://dailyorange.com/2015/10/institute-receives-grant-to-help-people-with-disabilities-enhance-decision-making-community-integration/  A first for Hong Kong- researchers uncover how gene mutations can lead to brain… Continue Reading Talang April 1st 2017 – Issue 231

Talang February 2nd 2017 – Issue 228

Talang February 2nd 2017 – Issue 228 Table of Content News Clips Advocates demand inclusive education for disabled students http://www.mmtimes.com/index.php/national-news/21731-advocates-demand-inclusive-education-for-disabled-students.html  North Korea opens kindergarten for hearing-impaired children http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2016/07/01/North-Korea-opens-kindergarten-for-hearing-impaired-children/3501467397204/  Scientists develop new treatment to prolong life of those with cystic fibrosis http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-05-scientists-treatment-prolong-life-cystic.html  Rights Advocacy Reforms and the disabled http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/columns/javid-abidi-column-on-reforms-and-the-disabled/article8938965.ece  News from the Field Making the Transition… Continue Reading Talang February 2nd 2017 – Issue 228

Talang January 2nd 2017 – Issue 226

Talang January 2nd 2017 – Issue 226 Table of Content News Clips Young visually impaired change negative attitudes with classical Music http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2413248&CategoryId=13003   Unseen clicks: Visually-impaired photographer wins gold for portrait of Katrina http://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/bollywood/090516/unseen-clicks-visually-impaired-photographer-won-gold-for-portrait-of-katrina.html  Artificial tissue can help blind see http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Artificial-tissue-can-help-blind-see/articleshow/48688577.cms  Rights Advocacy Education for children with disabilities is a global right http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shirin-d-antia/education-for-children-wi_b_8854920.html  News from… Continue Reading Talang January 2nd 2017 – Issue 226

Talang January 1st 2017 – Issue 225

Talang January 1st 2017 – Issue 225 Table of Content News Clips West Africa: Working Toward Inclusive Education for Children with Disabilities http://www.handicap-international.us/west_africa_the_first_steps_toward_inclusive_education_for_stud Toyota’s Idea Of Mobility Includes Stair-Climbing Wheelchair And Wearable GPS For Blind People http://www.forbes.com/sites/joannmuller/2016/05/24/toyotas-idea-of-mobility-includes-stair-climbing-wheelchair-and-wearable-gps-for-blind-people/#500b7d2a39be  Early Testing for Cystic Fibrosis is Better  http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2016/05/09/early-testing-for-cystic-fibrosis-is-better-study/    Rights Advocacy Invisible Minority: Surviving With Disability In Belarus… Continue Reading Talang January 1st 2017 – Issue 225

Talang December 2nd 2016 – Issue 224

Talang December 2nd 2016 – Issue 224 Table of Content News Clips Marrakesh Treaty Reaches 20 Ratifications Needed to Enter Into Force  http://www.worldblindunion.org/English/news/Pages/Marrakesh-Treaty-Reaches-20-Ratifications-Needed-for-it-to-Enter-Into-Force.aspx Individual support services help people with serious mental illness find employment http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-06-individual-people-mental-illness-employment.html  Here’s why being asthmatic is more worrying for women http://www.hindustantimes.com/health-and-fitness/here-s-why-being-asthmatic-is-more-worrying-for-women/story-1mPpR6HVPydh3XEMeTK8BJ.html Rights Advocacy World Education Forum adopts Declaration on the Future… Continue Reading Talang December 2nd 2016 – Issue 224

Talang December 1st 2016 – Issue 223

Talang December 1st 2016 – Issue 223 Table of Content News Clips Nepal plans to make public infrastructure accessible http://globalaccessibilitynews.com/2016/05/30/nepal-plans-to-make-public-infrastructure-accessible/  UNESCO bids for more diverse range of braille http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2016/May-24/353510-unesco-bids-for-more-diverse-range-of-braille.ashx  The bugs and their droppings can prevent DNA repair, affect lung function- Study http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/dust-mites-more-harmful-to-asthmatics-than-thought Rights Advocacy Gender & Disability  http://www.ipsnews.net/2016/06/gender-disability/  News from the Field Living with… Continue Reading Talang December 1st 2016 – Issue 223

Talang November 2nd 2016 – Issue 222

Talang November 2nd 2016 – Issue 222 Table of Content News Clips People with disabilities should have a say in tracking UN Convention’ http://www.thejournal.ie/un-calls-for-irish-disability-rights-umbrella-group-watchdog-2760222-May2016/  Caritas’ deaf-blind to try their hand at catering http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/Caritas-deaf-blind-to-try-their-hand-at-catering/articleshow/52199581.cms  Amazon expands Voiceview accessibility tool for users with vision disabilities http://globalaccessibilitynews.com/2016/05/11/amazon-expands-voiceview-accessibility-tool-for-users-with-vision-disabilities/ Rights Advocacy The long reach of inclusive education http://www.huffingtonpost.com/todd-grindal/post_11449_b_9585898.html  News from… Continue Reading Talang November 2nd 2016 – Issue 222