From India to Canada, these 5 Visually Impaired Comedians Have Broken All Kinds of Disability Myths
By Anoushka Mathews
There are plenty of visually impaired people making waves in the world of stand-up comedy. Here are five of the best.
Comedy opens your heart, releases tension, and gives you different ways to think of things.” – Anonymous
By Shruti Pushkarna
Digital India is a transformational idea that needs to be exploited beyond its present scope to bring persons with blindness and visual impairment into the mainstream.
Digital Literacy, Digital Divide, Digital Inclusion. These terms are increasingly becoming a part of our conversational vocabulary, thanks to Prime Minister Modi’s flagship campaign, Digital India.
With the help of advancements in science, there is plenty of assistive technology available to compensate for vision loss among the elderly today. Sonali Jain explores further.
Extending the boundaries of science beyond traditional modes of teaching that rely heavily on sight will go a long way to ensuring the dream of inclusive education is realized meaningfully. Anoushka Mathews explores further.
Fourteen-year-old Kartik Sawhney dreamt of pursuing an education in the sciences. He worked harder than his peers and spent extra hours on his lessons. His natural aptitude for science was matched by his dedication for perfection.
By Koshy Mathew
"A human being is a magnificent creation and the magnificence must reflect in a humane, magnanimous, and all-inclusive manner so that every individual tends to feel that she/he deserves space," as observed by the Supreme Court in the Pranay Kumar Podder vs State of Tripura and Others case in 2017.
There is potential progress on the horizon as inclusion, integration and phrases that would define their essence are discussed zealously, but what portends horror is that it is still left to choice - that it is not the practice.
Cricket for the blind can become a means for expression, exposure and empowerment for the visually impaired population of our country.
By George Abraham
In the Digital India of today, there is a need to re-look at the modes of assessment for blind and visually impaired students.
Do you remember playing ‘Chinese Whispers’ as kids? Whispering words and phrases down a chain of friends, and ending up in giggles at the distorted line of communication!
If you or a loved one has a vision impairment, traveling anywhere can seem like a daunting prospect…but it doesn’t have to be! With the correct planning, precautions, and awareness, you can make sure your next trip is enjoyable and successful.
Below you’ll find a wide range of resources offering detailed advice for visually impaired travelers and their companions. These include travel tips that will help you get from A to B, learn about rights for disabled travelers, and plan your journey using informative websites.
There is a need to make audio description mandatory for film makers so that cinema becomes an inclusive source of entertainment for persons with blindness and visual impairment. Sonali Jain further explores the world of audio-described movies.