Government to include Dyslexia, Autism in new Bill on Disability

Government is in the process of bringing a new bill in the ongoing budget session to include dyslexia and autism as disability and increase the number of categories under the Disabilities Act from seven to 19. Dyslexia is not included in the categorized disabilities under the Act. We have prepared a new draft bill where …

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Innovative solutions for disabled coming up at Techshare 2016

Taking forward its mission to create an inclusive society that does not discriminate against persons with disabilities (PWDs), the 5th edition of Techshare India is going to be organised early next month. The event would showcase innovative technology solutions for this segment of the population. “Techshare India aims to bring together the government, corporates, educators, …

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Ira Singhal: An inspiration for many

Here are excerpts from interview with Ira Singhal who topped the IAS exam in 2015 and became an icon for many differently abled people. Here she discusses prevailing attitudes towards the ‘divyaang’, what must be done – and excelling simply to be treated as equal: Please analyze the new Accessible India campaign. Accessible India is …

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