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The I’m Special calendar: A new-year revolution

Brought out by Swarga Foundation in Coimbatore, it features differently abled people each year and is now drawing hundreds of applicants. Meet the 12 young achievers of 2021. Tinkesh Kaushik, who lost three of his limbs in a kite-flying accident, is now a fitness trainer and Mr March.(Courtesy Swarga Foundation) Prateek Khandelwal, an entrepreneur, is …

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NCERT textbooks to be available in Indian sign language

The cognitive skills of children are developed in the childhood and it is necessary to provide them with educational material in accordance with their learning needs. Image used for representational purpose only By PTI NEW DELHI: The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) signed an MoU with the Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre …

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The Blind School Diwali Mela

The Blind school Diwali mela is a huge source of funds for the school but since it is not happening this year, they are struggling. Please help by buying their very well known and popular candles and paper products from this catalogue. All purchase details are clearly mentioned in the last page. Please also share …

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Blindfold Chess Workshop

Chronic Pain: Its Physcological Impact and Coping Mechanisms

Chronic Pain: Its Physcological Impact and Coping Mechanisms Date/Time Date(s) – 01/09/2020 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Categories Webinar Speaker : Dr Anubha Mahajan

IIT-Patna students develop app for kids with autism called Shabd

Three Indian Institute of Technology-Patna students have launched an app for children with autism called Shabd – Voice of the Extraordinary. The students say their app will offer features that are not found in other commonly available apps for children on the autism spectrum. Inspired by the Avaz App for Communication, Anmol Chaddha, Aman Jee and Amish Mittal, students …

When the going gets tough, Purna Sunthari Murugesan, visually impaired UPSC rank holder, gets going!

25-year-old Purna Sunthari Murugesan from Madurai got the 286th rank in civil services exams for which the results were out a couple of weeks back. Purna, who is visually-impaired, thanks her parents and teachers for supporting her throughout her journey. In ‘My Take’ this week, Purna talks to Newz Hook about her upcoming plans. I …