Walking the talk on the Great Wall — Australian schoolgirl with cerebral palsy shows willpower in China

Xinhua 18th October 2017 Feature: Walking the talk on the Great Wall — Australian schoolgirl with cerebral palsy shows willpower in China Editor: Lu Hui by Xinhua writer Xiong Maoling Once built to keep invaders out, the Great Wall, one of China’s best-known faces, has now become a platform to bring people together. For Taylor… Continue Reading Walking the talk on the Great Wall — Australian schoolgirl with cerebral palsy shows willpower in China

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The disabled Chinese man who battled to graduate from Harvard University faces new fight for job

South China Morning Post 3rd September 2017 The disabled Chinese man who battled to graduate from Harvard University faces new fight for job Ding Ding, who was born with cerebral palsy, has conquered countless obstacles in life; finding an employer who won’t judge him by his condition is his latest hurdle Twenty-nine-year-old Ding Ding has… Continue Reading The disabled Chinese man who battled to graduate from Harvard University faces new fight for job

Charity event online rakes in donations

China Daily Charity event online rakes in donations A charitable art sale raged on WeChat on Tuesday, collecting 6.6 million yuan ($1 million) in four hours. Many WeChat users shared their newly bought paintings on their personal pages. Some even changed their phone’s wallpaper. The works were painted by autistic people and sold via Tencent’s… Continue Reading Charity event online rakes in donations

Mentally disabled thrive if given a chance

Shanghai Daily 8th August 2017 Mentally disabled thrive if given a chance By Xu Wenwen and Shi Jia To get a cup of coffee at Hangzhou’s Wisdom Tree Cafe, customers need to wait much longer than in usual coffee houses, but nobody minds because it’s all for a good cause. The baristas, cashiers and bakers… Continue Reading Mentally disabled thrive if given a chance

‘Tiger Mom’ Helps Her Son Become an English Translator

Women of China 9th August 2017 ‘Tiger Mom’ Helps Her Son Become an English Translator Liguan Yanping, 28, was born in Southwest China’s Chongqing. He weighed only 1.4 kilogram and later was diagnosed with severe cerebral palsy due to his preterm delivery. Thanks to the perseverance and firm training from his mother Guan Ping, Liguan… Continue Reading ‘Tiger Mom’ Helps Her Son Become an English Translator

Centre gives hope to Russian parents

Ecns 24th July 2017 Centre gives hope to Russian parents Mother of boy with cerebral palsy helps introduce effective treatment to others in similar situations across the border On Mariia Kilian’s desk is an enormous stack of notebooks labeled with the names of dozens of Russian children with cerebral palsy. She records the condition and… Continue Reading Centre gives hope to Russian parents

China Focus: Child hospices improving in China

Xinhua 9th July 2017 China Focus: Child hospices improving in China Eight-year-old Xiaohai (pseudonym) will soon leave his home – the Butterfly Children’s Hospice in central China’s Hunan Province – where he has been living for five years. Xiaohai was abandoned at the age of three when he was diagnosed with periventricular leukomalacia, which can… Continue Reading China Focus: Child hospices improving in China

Good That More Colleges Are Helping People with Disabilities

Anhui Times 27th June 2017 Good That More Colleges Are Helping People with Disabilities WEI XIANG, a disabled high school graduate from Dingxi, Gansu province, has been admitted to Tsinghua University this year, and the university has approved his application for a special dormitory place so his mother can be with him as he cannot… Continue Reading Good That More Colleges Are Helping People with Disabilities

Chinese man with cerebral palsy achieves Harvard dream

Ecns 16th May 2017 Chinese man with cerebral palsy achieves Harvard dream Editor: Li Yan A 29-year-old from the city of Wuhan in central China has shown that fierce dedication is indeed the path to the Ivy League. Ding Zheng, who was born with cerebral palsy, worked hard and studied at top Chinese university Peking… Continue Reading Chinese man with cerebral palsy achieves Harvard dream

High-Achieving Disabled Student Granted Extra Time in Gaokao

Women of China 7th June 2016 High-Achieving Disabled Student Granted Extra Time in Gaokao By Huang Xiaoqing  Editor: Joyce Dong Officials have granted Zhong Shan, 18, a senior middle school student from Neijiang, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, more time in the national college entrance exams, which take place from June 7-8. Due to her premature… Continue Reading High-Achieving Disabled Student Granted Extra Time in Gaokao