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11

May

2015

1... 2…3 GO FEET

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Marathons have emerged overtime as worldwide popular events that bring people together in a unified spirit of running. Though every runner has a different reason to run but the motivation remains the same – to emerge a winner.   ‘Champions with disability’ is an interesting section of participants at the marathons. A sight to behold as participants with disabilities join the crowd of thousands to reach the finish line. But their goal is not who breaks the red ribbon firs...

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07

May

2015

Nepal Earthquake Relief

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  The heart of Nepal was reduced to rubble and dust by a terrible earthquake which has left thousands dead and injured and every citizen in distress. Where individuals with hearing and sight are utterly lost, it is not possible to imagine the turmoil of a person affected by deafblindness – they are not able to see or hear. Also, since the world of deafblind people is confined to their fingertips, having homes completely destroyed leaves a child and an adult with deafblindness in h...

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24

April

2015

What you need to know about Rubella: World Immunization Week - Closing the immunization gap

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Daya (14) was born with Congenital Rubella Syndrome (CRS). Consequently, she is deafblind and needs regular care. The medical treatment and running from pillar to post has cost a lot of financial burden on the family. lt is a direct result of her mother not being vaccinated for Rubella. Had her mother been aware about Rubella and its prevention, Daya would not have been a part of the 500,000 deafblind people in India.   The World Health Organization dedicates the last week of April (24-30)...

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23

April

2015

This is how a deafblind student writes his exams

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  Exams are a time of nervous flurry of activity for students all over. Pencils get sharpened and pens get refilled. But for a student, who is deafblind, it means memorizing for hours, reading textbook after textbook on Braille and it’s the fingertips that get honed to recognize the dots on the page that would decide a course for their future. This video is about how Arihant, a deafblind student appears for his exams.     Arihant is a young adult with deafblindness, a...

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