China’s new rules on education for people with disabilities still fall short, says NGO

Hong Kong Free Press 25th February 2019 China’s new rules on education for people with disabilities still fall short, says NGO China has released revised regulations on education for people with disabilities. However, despite positive changes to guaranteeing education for persons with disabilities, they still fall short in critical areas, says Maya Wang, a researcher… Continue Reading China’s new rules on education for people with disabilities still fall short, says NGO

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Relative Support: Why Family Help Is Valuable for the Disabled

Beijing Kids 17th March 2018 Relative Support: Why Family Help Is Valuable for the Disabled BY ANDY PENAFUERTE III ASK AN EDUCATOR According to the second national sample survey on disability carried out in 2006, there were approximately 85 million people with disabilities (PWDs) in China, most of whom were living in poverty. The numbers… Continue Reading Relative Support: Why Family Help Is Valuable for the Disabled

Photography classes putting disabled children in the picture

Ecns 26th February 2018 Photography classes putting disabled children in the picture Inclusive tuition offers hope for physically challenged youngsters, as Liu Wei and Cao Pengyuan report for Xinhua China Features. ‘My dream is to be a soldier guarding the country,” said 13-year-old Yongzhi proudly. Sadly, his dream may never come true because a hereditary… Continue Reading Photography classes putting disabled children in the picture

Feature: A new lens for educating disabled children

Xinhua 3rd January 2018 Feature: A new lens for educating disabled children Editor: Xiang Bo By Xinhua writers Liu Wei, Cao Pengyuan “My dream is to be a soldier safeguarding my country,” says 13-year-old schoolboy Yongzhi. However, due to a hereditary limb condition, he is unlikely to grow as tall as his peers. Yongzhi is… Continue Reading Feature: A new lens for educating disabled children

China improves living conditions for disabled

Xinhua 1st August 2017 China improves living conditions for disabled More than 5,600 disabled examinees submitted applications for supportive treatment in the gaokao, China’s college entrance exam, in 2017, according to the China Disabled Person’s Federation (CDPF) Tuesday. The supportive treatment includes giving access to braille or large-font exam papers to visually impaired students, and… Continue Reading China improves living conditions for disabled

Blind Woman’s Request for Braille Law Exam Paper Denied

Women of China 29th July 2017 Blind Woman’s Request for Braille Law Exam Paper Denied Editor: wangyanqiu A blind woman who has spent five years learning about the law has been told there are no braille judiciary exam papers in East China’s Shandong province, Beijing News reported on Friday. Wang Rui signed up for the national… Continue Reading Blind Woman’s Request for Braille Law Exam Paper Denied

Prestigious university praised for compassion toward disabled candidate

Xinhua 29th June 2017 Prestigious university praised for compassion toward disabled candidate Editor: Mu Xuequan A wheelchair-bound boy in remote northwest China, is close to being admitted to Tsinghua University in Beijing despite his physical disability. Wei Xiang, 19, a native of Dingxi City, a poverty-stricken area in Gansu Province, hit the headlines when a… Continue Reading Prestigious university praised for compassion toward disabled candidate

Forum in Beijing opens doors for those with disabilities

China Daily 2nd July 2017 Forum in Beijing opens doors for those with disabilities Editor: Li Yahui China now has an estimated 85 million people with disabilities, a number comparable to the population of Germany, according to Tim de Meyer, director of the International Labor Organization country office for China and Mongolia, setting a tough… Continue Reading Forum in Beijing opens doors for those with disabilities

Children with disabilities still struggle to access mainstream schools: experts

Global Times 6th July 2017 Children with disabilities still struggle to access mainstream schools: experts By Leng Shumei A disability forum held in Beijing last week said that while the country has made steps forward, it still has a long way to go before it can boast “inclusive education” nationwide for students with disabilities, given… Continue Reading Children with disabilities still struggle to access mainstream schools: experts

China to offer braille CET-4 tests after student lawsuit

ECNS China to offer braille CET-4 tests after student lawsuit Braille test papers will be provided to students with vision disabilities for the first time as part of this summer’s College English Test 4 in June, National Education Examinations Authority said. Xiao Qian (alias), a female student at the Special Education College of Changchun University,… Continue Reading China to offer braille CET-4 tests after student lawsuit