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Visually Impaired Fashion Designer who aspires to make art and fashion more accessible to the blind

Kingston University fashion graduate, Bianca Von Stempel in conversation with Katie Turner
 
Describing her fashion collection ‘Tactility,’ showcased at this year’s London Fashion Week, and how it was inspired by her visual impairment, Bianca says, “What you miss out on, you reinvent.”  She says that she experiences the world as, “fragmented and at a distance,” so that an object becomes something different to her compared to how a sighted person might see it and that she decided to use this idea as the inspiration for her collection.

Achieving Important Development Milestones: Your Baby is Growing Up

This article discusses some important development milestones that are accompanied by your baby’s growth. It shares fun ideas and practical methods to speed up the developmental journey.

By Supriya Das

Reaching, rolling and sitting up are important development milestones for your baby. These will lay the groundwork for crawling, standing and walking, which are discussed further below in the article.

Can 4-6 month skill development effort realise what 12 to 17 years of education failed to deliver?

In 2014, we had interviewed close to 400 young blind Graduates and Post Graduates from Delhi University and colleges around the NCR. We were looking at recruiting candidates for a skill development programme aimed at Corporate placements. Sadly, we found that more than 90% of them lacked core employability skills and most of them were not quite trainable.

Eyeway National Helpdesk Launch Press Release- 21st December 2015

Mr. Lov Verma , Secretary Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment formally launched the Eyeway helpdesk for the blind at the Ministry’s office in Paryavaran bhawan on December 21st 2015. This is an initiative of Score Foundation with support from the Government, Essel Foundation, Tech Mahindra Foundation and the Hans Foundation.

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