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More insanity: Blind students brutally caned by school teacher in AP Even as the nation writhes in agony over the Bangalore school rape incident, another shocking case of brutality against children has to come light, this time from Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. A... Discrimination, General, Education and Employment 21/Jul/2014
Sight loss glasses prototype hailed A PAIR of smart glasses that enable those suffering from sight loss to see obstacles and faces has been named one of 10 finalists in a Google charity competition. THE Google Impact Challenge is run... Science & technology, Product and Technology 21/Jul/2014
Humoody's way: Blinded at 2, Snohomish boy lives with no holds barred That's Humoody Jauda Smith using sound to see. At 11, he's taking strides toward self-reliance with a different kind of sight. He was blinded at 2 when insurgents shot him in the face in Iraq. His... General 21/Jul/2014
Family of severely disabled boy barred from taking term-time holiday The mother of a severely disabled teenager who has been given only a few years to live says she has been threatened with fines and prosecution if she takes him on a term-time holiday. Curtis... General 21/Jul/2014
PM donates $1.52m to visually impaired cricketers Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller on Tuesday presented a cheque valued at $1.52 million to the Jamaica Visually Impaired Cricket Association (JVICA) at Jamaica House. The funds will go towards... Achievements, General, Adventure and Sports 21/Jul/2014
Visually impaired smart glasses shortlisted in Google challenge A project to develop smart glasses which can help blind and partially sighted people see shapes and obstacles has been named as one of 10 finalists in this year’s Google Impact Challenge. 
Created in... Science & technology, Product and Technology 21/Jul/2014
A journalism course for the visually-impaired students The Times Foundation, in collaboration with JSS Mahavidyapeetha, has introduced a mass communication and journalism course for visually-impaired students at JSS Polytechnic For The Differently Abled... Accessibility, General, Education and Employment 21/Jul/2014
Swim Race Discriminates by Forcing Disabled Athletes to Pay More, Team Says A team of disabled athletes looking to participate in this weekend's swim race across the East River say organizers are shutting them out — ordering them to sign an extra safety waiver and pay extra... Discrimination, Adventure and Sports 18/Jul/2014
Israel kills two handicapped Palestinian women in air strike on home for disabled Suha Abu Sada probably knew or understood nothing about the suspected Palestinian militants who lived in the flats above her and whose names featured on Israel's assassination list.   But it was... Discrimination, General 18/Jul/2014
Students drawn by a love of science Hong Kong students demonstrated a device that helps visually impaired children learn drawing and mathematics at the fifth Shanghai International Youth Science and Technology Expo yesterday.... Science & technology, Product and Technology 18/Jul/2014


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