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Facebook group of teachers and educators, develops Online Educational Resources.

Facebook Group for Teacher Educators,Teachers (of any subject from any level of Education) & Diploma, Degree students of Education subjects has developed Online Education Resources for all subjects and for all levels of students. This academic group has 63000+ members across the Globe. The group was created on 11th June, 2011. The group has...

Tele-Rehabilitation Project – “Sambhav” by Jan Vikas Samiti, Varanasi, a Model for NGOs and CSR.

Introduction: Telerehabilitation is the clinical application of consultative, preventative, diagnostic, and therapeutic rehabilitation services via two‐way interactive telecommunication technology. It is developed to provide reasonable access to geographically remote individuals and to those who are physically and economically disadvantaged and also has the capacity to improve the quality of rehabilitation health care. Tele-rehabilitation relates to...

India’s first visually impaired Disability Commissioner, passes away at 69.

Prasanna Kumar Pincha, India’s first visually impaired Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, died on 26th July 2020 at the age of 69. Shree Pincha, blind since birth, was a reputed disability rights activist and he served as Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities for a three-year tenure, from December 2011 to 2014.  With...

Life on Wheels: Narsing Rao Bongurala, Web Accessibility Specialist dreams to make Hyderabad, 100% Disabled Friendly.

As a wheelchair user for over 20 years, Narsing Bonguarala knows first-hand the challenges disabled people face while negotiating public spaces in India. He is changing that with his NGO WOW Foundation which is based in Hyderabad. From a public telephone booth operator to becoming a successful technology consultant, Narsing Rao Bongurala is a firm believer in...

Second edition of Indian Sign Language dictionary launched, will boost education for speech-impaired

India has more than 50 lakh hearing impaired people and 20 lakh speech impaired people. The Indian Sign Language Dictionary gives this huge population a single language to connect and communicate with across India. The launch of the first edition of the Indian Sign Language Dictionary on March 23, 2018 was a huge...

Diksha Dagar, 1st Indian Female Professional Deaf Golfer

Diksha Dagar, born on 14 December 2000, is an Indian female professional deaf golfer. She has competed in several amateur golf tournaments despite her deafness. She became no 1 amateur ladies golfer in India from November 2015. Diksha Dagar represented India at the 2017 Summer Deflympics where golf was included in the Summer Deflympics for the...

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