A ten year old shares with his visually impaired mother, his ideas on how to make Indian currency accessible to persons with blindness.
By Koshy Mathew
In July this year, India saw the advent of a new tax regime aimed at unifying the sprawling markets as disparate and diverse as the people of the country itself. Citizens responded with mixed emotions of welcome and disapproval.
By Niharika Sehgal
By Anoushka Mathews
Visually impaired people from India are exploring a visual art form like photography. Here’s to the techniques that guide them and the passion that motivates them.
So many in our country are shocked at the mention of photography by the blind, they cannot seem to wrap their head around the concept. Why and how would a blind person take a photograph? Like most photographers, persons with blindness too have been drawn to photography out of a curiosity to explore the world through images.
By Anoushka Mathews & Shruti Pushkarna
With the new batch set to begin their academic session in Delhi University, visually impaired students of Miranda House will find it easy to navigate their way around campus using the recently installed digital talking signages by the college’s enabling unit.
Mass production of accessible books can eradicate the book famine faced by persons with blindness or other print disabilities
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.