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

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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

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

Talang August 2nd 2017 – Issue 240

Talang August 2nd 2017 – Issue 240 Table of Content News Clips Disability rights campaigners aim for accessible toilets across Dubai https://www.thenational.ae/uae/health/disability-campaigners-aim-for-improved-toilet-facilities-across-dubai-1.613450   In A World First, New Breed of Robotic Devices Aim to Make Blind People See Again http://wallstreetpit.com/112836-robotic-devices-blind-people-see-again/  Treating Cerebral Palsy with stem cell https://goo.gl/MHpyMR    Rights Advocacy How Is The World Treating People… Continue Reading Talang August 2nd 2017 – Issue 240

Talang August 1st 2017 – Issue 239

Talang August 1st 2017 – Issue 239 Table of Content News Clips New UN committee member first with learning disability http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/ap/article-3641382/New-UN-committee-member-learning-disability.html#ixzz4BlPRzlJh   Young South Korean entrepreneur to sell world’s first braille smartwatch http://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/Young-South-Korean-entrepreneur-to-sell-world-s-first-braille-smartwatch Eye conditions associated with diabetes http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/listen-to-your-sugar/Eye-conditions-associated-with-diabetes/articleshow/52288849.cms    Rights Advocacy European Union turns up heat on rights of people with disabilities http://satprnews.com/2016/12/05/eu-turns-up-heat-on-rights-of-people-with-disabilities/ News from… Continue Reading Talang August 1st 2017 – Issue 239

Talang July 2nd 2017 – Issue 238

Talang July 2nd 2017 – Issue 238 Table of Content News Clips Supermarket introduces electric shopping carts for people with disabilities http://globalaccessibilitynews.com/2017/01/19/supermarket-introduces-electric-shopping-carts-for-people-with-disabilities/  Made in India: World’s first full atlas for the blind http://www.dnaindia.com/scitech/report-made-in-india-world-s-first-full-atlas-for-the-blind-2290315  In A World First, New Breed of Robotic Devices Aim to Make Blind People See Again http://wallstreetpit.com/112836-robotic-devices-blind-people-see-again/  Rights Advocacy How ten years… Continue Reading Talang July 2nd 2017 – Issue 238