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Inspiration has no limits

Inspiration has no limits

Inspiration doesn’t limit itself to just a few people. It can come from anyone. And such is the story of Jitendra Mane. Over the last four years, the 32-year-old teacher from a village called Tilwani in Kolhapur, has been inspiring kids. He teaches four secondary...

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Sign TV

Sign TV

It’s not only the government who’s taking a step towards helping the differently-abled. People from various professions have contributed immensely towards an Inclusive India. One such story is of Kingsley David, the founder of Sign TV. He aims at providing tutorials,...

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The Light Within: A Different Vision of Life, the photobook

The Light Within: A Different Vision of Life, the photobook

Emotions are best captured in photographs. Every click has a meaning and a purpose. And #SipraDas understands and lives by this philosophy. A seasoned photojournalist, she gives a realistic portrayal of the differently-abled people in her book, The Light Within: A...

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Youth can lead the Inclusion for differently abled

Youth can lead the Inclusion for differently abled

If change has to be introduced to today’s society, it’s the youth that needs to come forth. A group of engineering graduates from IIT Delhi and BITS Pilani are creating assistive technology that focuses on autism along with similar disorders. Hope and Happiness has...

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Differently Abled educates about disablity

Differently Abled educates about disablity

A teacher from Boragaon village is on a mission to educate others about disability, and how people with disabilities should be treated. 29-year-old Sanmati Havale suffers from Scoliosis. A disorder that leads to sideways curvature of the spine and uneven shoulder...

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Job Fairs for differently abled – A ‘SEE’ change

Ernakulam recently had something big organised for the differently-abled. Something that we at Inclusive India focus to achieve. A job fair was organized in association with employment exchange for the differently-abled. As many as 169 people were shortlisted and 40...

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The Silent Child Film

The Silent Child Film

Disability is Diversity. A speech presented by Rachel Shenton, writer and starrer of The Silent Child Film, used the #Oscars stage to highlight an often overlooked area of disability. Shenton’s point was that the issue should not be excluded from Hollywood’s...

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CSR for disabled people to get a boost from new law

CSR for disabled people to get a boost from new law

The winter session of Parliament, which began on 16 November and ended on 16 December in 2016, failed to achieve much in terms of usual business, except perhaps the passage of the historic Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016. The Bill has revived many...

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Coach Ravinder – Run with Me Foundation

Coach Ravinder – Run with Me Foundation

I first met Coach Ravinder at one of his runs three years ago. I had attended running events in the past and they were usually chaotic and disorganised. It was the first time I had experienced a well-thought out event with a delicious meal at the end. Coach Ravinder...

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Terminology from ‘viklaang’ to ‘divyaang’, a journey

Terminology from ‘viklaang’ to ‘divyaang’, a journey

Changing terminology from ‘viklaang’ to ‘divyaang’ alone does not end the discrimination, the barriers, faced by the differently-abled while participating in the country’s economic and social life. We don’t know everything about their struggles in the ‘civilised’...

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Apple Throws Support Behind Disability Emojis

Apple Throws Support Behind Disability Emojis

When leading brands of today take a stand on something social, it creates an impact. Making the news is Apple, the tech giant. Apple has issued a proposal this month calling for 13 emojis showing people using manual and power wheelchairs along with other special...

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Hichki, a hard hitting movie

Hichki, a hard hitting movie

Bollywood is finally touching upon the subject of disability with a fresh perspective. One such recent movie starring #RaniMukerji, talks about #TouretteSyndrome, a neuropsychiatric disorder. Hichki is about a character played by Rani Mukerji who wants to be a teacher...

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“ASD and Me”, a game to understand Autism

“ASD and Me”, a game to understand Autism

There have been many innovations that help autistic people grow and learn in the society. And Hamish Finlayson, a 13-year-old Australian boy, happens to be one of them. Hamish's latest game, 'ASD and Me' aims at helping people understand autism better. Currently,...

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Facebook can boost happiness in autistic adults

In today’s society, people with autism face numerous problems. Some of them being face-to-face social interactions, difficulty in understanding non-verbal communication, decoding thoughts and responding quickly. But this problem doesn’t really exist when it comes to...

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Children with autism may benefit from being bilingual

Children with autism may benefit from being bilingual

Being bilingual has more mental advantages than you thought. It is said to enhance a set of cognitive processes. And a new study has found out that people who are autistic and bilingual can switch mental gears more easily than those who can only speak one language....

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