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Hari Bhimaraju Creates Tools and Technology for the Visually Impaired

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 10:16 --

Growing up in the shadow of Silicon Valley, 12-year-old Hari Bhimaraju of Cupertino, California, has always been fascinated by science and technology, and she's putting her skills to good use by creating tools for the visually impaired.

"I've kind of just grown up in a house where it's always been a thing to help people," Hari told ABC News. "Especially the visually impaired."

Conquering disabilities by breaking records

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 11:40 -- geeta.nair

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: City-based genius Prasanth C, who recently entered the India Book of Records for his memorisation skills, has broken his old record. This time, the differently-abled youngster recalled the days for the most number of dates given within the timeframe of a minute earning him an entry into the Asia Book of Records. The record breaking feat was held on Thursday at Hotel Hycinth in the city.

Not sympathy or empathy...we need your support'

Thu, 07/28/2016 - 11:14 -- geeta.nair

CHENNAI: City Express catches up with someone who not only looked beyond her disability, but also played an important role in shaping the lives of many like her. Meet Rajeswari, a visually-challenged Tamil lecturer at the Quaid E Milleth Government College for Women and the programme coordinator-cum-vice president of the Tamil Nadu Association of the Blind (TNAB), Tondairpet.

A tribute to Helen Keller

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 10:47 -- geeta.nair

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Art D’ Hope has chosen to celebrate ‘Helen Keller’, by presenting an exhibition of paintings on her at the Le Meridien, Kochi. Incidentally, Helen (1880-1968) was an American author and political activist. She was also the first visually and hearing-impaired person to earn a bachelor of arts degree.


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