China continues steady development of braille materials

Xinhua 4th January 2019 China continues steady development of braille materials China has sped up efforts concerning braille and continued braille standardization, said an official with the China Disabled Persons’ Federation (CDPF) on Friday. At an event commemorating the first World Braille Day, which falls on Jan. 4, Cheng Kai, vice president of the CDPF,… Continue Reading China continues steady development of braille materials

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School for the blind offers beacon of hope for disabled in rural China

South China Morning Post 9th December 2018 School for the blind offers beacon of hope for disabled in rural China At 6am, a short drive from the steel-producing city of Xingtai, deep in the rural flatlands of northern China’s Hebei province, acrid pollution hangs heavy in the air and the monotonous landscape is desaturated of… Continue Reading School for the blind offers beacon of hope for disabled in rural China

China standardizes sign languages, braille

Xinhua 21st May 2018 China standardizes sign languages, braille BEIJING, May 21 (Xinhua) — China has released official standards for sign languages and braille that will go into effect on July 1, the China Disabled Persons’ Federation announced Monday. The standards were piloted for one and a half years before being approved by the federation,… Continue Reading China standardizes sign languages, braille

China to improve digital reading resources for visually impaired

Xinhua 13th September 2017 China to improve digital reading resources for visually impaired Editor: An China’s central authorities, including the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Culture, on Wednesday jointly launched a campaign to increase digital reading resources for the blind and visually impaired. The launch ceremony, held at the National Library of China, was… Continue Reading China to improve digital reading resources for visually impaired