Wages and job prospects of Hong Kong’s visually impaired not rising proportionately with education levels, study finds

South China Morning Post 16th October 2018 Wages and job prospects of Hong Kong’s visually impaired not rising proportionately with education levels, study finds Visually impaired people in Hong Kong are attaining higher education levels, but there has been no commensurate increase in their salaries and job opportunities, a study has found. The research by… Continue Reading Wages and job prospects of Hong Kong’s visually impaired not rising proportionately with education levels, study finds

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Ko has not improved care for disabled: groups

Taipei Times 21st September 2017 Ko has not improved care for disabled: groups By Abraham GerberStaff reporter Independent Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) has failed to fulfill his electoral promises to introduce community care and new crisis management services for mentally ill and disabled people, groups said yesterday. Representatives of the Taipei Life of Heart… Continue Reading Ko has not improved care for disabled: groups

How technology can restore dignity for people with disabilities while boosting the economy

South China Morning Post 30th April 2017 How technology can restore dignity for people with disabilities while boosting the economy Winnie Tang says the disabled population around the world represents a largely untapped workforce, market and economic engine, and technology is now helping them to contribute more A government survey in 2013 put the number… Continue Reading How technology can restore dignity for people with disabilities while boosting the economy

Visually Impaired Student Denied College Dorm Room

Sixth Tone 23rd August 2017 Visually Impaired Student Denied College Dorm Room A university in northeastern China is under fire for denying on-campus housing to a student who is visually impaired, sparking discussion on the rights of people with disabilities. Wang Chong, an incoming freshman, said Northeast Normal University in Jilin province refused to accommodate… Continue Reading Visually Impaired Student Denied College Dorm Room

Inclusive Education Academy: Changing Perspectives on Disability

Inclusive Education Academy: Changing Perspectives on Disability The British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) 27th March 2017 Inclusive Education Academy: Changing Perspectives on Disability Since April 2012, the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan has been running a D&I programme designed to promote greater understanding of, and develop support mechanisms for, the growth of… Continue Reading Inclusive Education Academy: Changing Perspectives on Disability

China: New Rules for Students with Disabilities Inadequate

Human Rights Watch MARCH 6, 2017 China: New Rules for Students with Disabilities Inadequate Modest Reforms Undercut by Provisions Allowing Discrimination New Chinese government regulations encourage mainstream education for students with disabilities, but do not provide adequate pathways for achieving that aim, Human Rights Watch said today. On February 23, 2017, the Chinese government released… Continue Reading China: New Rules for Students with Disabilities Inadequate

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

Hong Kong Free Press 25th February 2017 China’s new rules on education for people with disabilities still fall short, says NGO by Catherine Lai 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… Continue Reading China’s new rules on education for people with disabilities still fall short, says NGO

China, International Perspectives on Disability

Two thirds of the Planet China, International Perspectives on Disability December 14, 2015 China And People With Disabilities By Patricia Chadwick Can news and information pave the way to a better life for people with disabilities in China? The situation for the estimated 80 million disabled people in China can be symbolized by the “blind… Continue Reading China, International Perspectives on Disability

China, International Perspectives on Disability

Two thirds of the Planet China, International Perspectives on Disability December 14, 2015 China And People With Disabilities By Patricia Chadwick Can news and information pave the way to a better life for people with disabilities in China? The situation for the estimated 80 million disabled people in China can be symbolized by the “blind… Continue Reading China, International Perspectives on Disability