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

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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

Talang July 1st 2017 – Issue 237

Talang July 1st 2017 – Issue 237 Table of Content News Clips New site to bring disability community together http://globalaccessibilitynews.com/2016/12/05/new-site-to-bring-disability-community-together/ How a simple app just made dining out a much easier experience for Hong Kong’s visually impaired http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2062878/how-simple-app-just-made-dining-out-much-easier  Top 10 Things to Know About Asthma About http://health.usnews.com/health-news/patient-advice/articles/2016-05-16/top-10-things-to-know-about-asthma  Rights Advocacy Disabled people to get more from… Continue Reading Talang July 1st 2017 – Issue 237

Talang June 2nd 2017 – Issue 236

Talang June 2nd 2017 – Issue 236 Table of Content News Clips HCM City sees progress in inclusive education Update http://vietnamnews.vn/society/342951/hcm-city-sees-progress-in-inclusive- education.html#FeLmemfVuO2vKUdC.99 Extra Chromosome Hong Kongers living with the challenges of Down Syndrome https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/01/14/video-extra-chromosome-hongkongers-living-challenges-syndrome/  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 People with disabilities treated like second-class… Continue Reading Talang June 2nd 2017 – Issue 236

Talang June 1st 2017 – Issue 235

Talang June 1st 2017 – Issue 235 Table of Content News Clips Scotland to host global disability empowerment conference http://www.charitytoday.co.uk/scotland-host-global-disability-empowerment-conference/  The first analysis on children with disabilities in Myanmar launched http://www.mizzima.com/news-domestic/first-analysis-children-disabilities-myanmar-launched#sthash.o85QGQcB.dpuf  Power in the eye of the beholder http://www.perkins.org/stories/blog/power-in-the-eye-of-the-beholder  Rights Advocacy Hong Kong blind community calls for louder noise from electric cars to improve safety… Continue Reading Talang June 1st 2017 – Issue 235

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

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