Helping people with disabilities in China

Deutsche Welle 17th January 2017 Helping people with disabilities in China (video) They’ve been called China’s invisible millions. People with disabilities are rarely seen in public, and the country is only just beginning to think about their infrastructure needs. But at least in bigger cities, this is beginning to change. http://www.dw.com/en/helping-people-with-disabilities-in-china/av-42184967

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Chengdu Woman with Cerebral Palsy Writes 130,000-word Novel

Women of China 12th December 2017 Chengdu Woman with Cerebral Palsy Writes 130,000-word Novel Editor: Yulanda Wang Chen Yuan, a 34-year-old woman with cerebral palsy in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, wrote a 130,000-word novel with a single finger, inspiring lots of people, China Disabled Persons’ Federation reported. Chen could only use the index finger… Continue Reading Chengdu Woman with Cerebral Palsy Writes 130,000-word Novel

Program Promotes Self-respect for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Women of China 20th November 2017 Program Promotes Self-respect for People with Intellectual Disabilities By Li Lei Editor: Hewater Liu The government and NGOs are working together to ensure that people can obtain work and improve their lives, as Li Lei reports. In some developed countries, people with intellectual disabilities, such as autism, cerebral palsy… Continue Reading Program Promotes Self-respect for People with Intellectual Disabilities

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

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

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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