Ever wondered about how the wheelchairs looked in olden times? Let's go through a brief history of wheelchairs like wheelbarrows, Bath chair and precursor of the modern day stair climbing wheelchairs.
A girl with disability should be careful of people who could emotionally exploit her. Parents have to play a special role in supporting their young daughters who may be emotionally fragile due to their disability.
The right to be an ordinary person is one of the most basic right that persons with disability need. But terms like Divyang Jan robs us of the status of being human. To begin with everybody is an ordinary person. Achievements may or may not come later. Irrespective of their achievements, everybody should be given respect and love.
In Mann Ki Baat radio program, on 27 December 2015, the Indian Prime Minister said that instead of viklang, a new word divyang should be used to refer to persons with disabilities. Learn the meaning, connotation and problems with this word.
Learn how to cope with accidental disability. You should face your disability with knowledge, positivity and grit. There is no point in feeling low. Forget your past and look at your new future with enthusiasm. We present you with tips on accidental disability management.
Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016 is a milestone in struggle for equal opportunities for disabled people in India. This article lists some of the important features of this Act and we also talk about what more needs to be done to make this Act even better. PDF file of the complete Act is also included.
Universal Design features can make homes accessible and disabled friendly. In reality these features are equally useful for everyone but specially for persons with disabilities. Learn about these features and incorporate them in your houses.