High Court seeks Railways response on unique disability ID cards

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Indian Railways to respond on a petition claiming it was not accepting the Unique Disability Identity (UDID) card issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, for availing concession on tickets.A Bench headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon also asked the Department of Empowerment of Persons… Read More High Court seeks Railways response on unique disability ID cards

Exclusive: He Lost His Sight but Bagged 13 Medals and a Rhodes Scholarship!

Rahul was only six-months-old when his family realised that his eyes didn’t respond to visual stimuli the same way as compared to other kids his age. For almost four years, they ran from pillar to post and got numerous tests done with no success. While some doctors deemed it as a passing phase, others failed… Read More Exclusive: He Lost His Sight but Bagged 13 Medals and a Rhodes Scholarship!

How workplaces evolve when they become disabled-friendly

In line with our previous attempts of chronicling journeys of the specially-abled, and build dialogue around inclusion and accessibility; SocialStory, a vertical of YourStory organised a month-long campaign on making India inclusive. The campaign discussed various issues around accessibility and invited leaders and change-makers to share their views and opinions on the subject. Source : https://yourstory.com/2017/12/workplace-inclusion/

Chatham woman,4-legged friend raise awareness about service dogs, disabilities

CHATHAM – Tomba, a 9½-year-old yellow Lab-retriever mix, is more than a canine companion to Morgan Earle of Rose Terrace.Trained in 60 commands, Tomba assists Earle, 23, who is disabled, in everyday activities from opening the refrigerator and getting a bottle of water to just bringing a little bit of comfort when needed.Among Tomba’s other… Read More Chatham woman,4-legged friend raise awareness about service dogs, disabilities