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Most popular smartphone apps inaccessible to disabled: Study
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 10, 2016 — filed under:
Booking cabs, buying food and making payments online seem like they're just a swipe and a tap away, but for millions of disabled Indians, these apps are not designed for them to use.
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English gottila,job illa
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 10, 2016 — filed under:
Quoted as the ‘golden boy of Karnataka’, after winning two gold medals for India in Special Olympics in 2003 in Dublin, once Aslam Pasha quit his last job as a night watchman a week back.
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A world apart
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 01, 2016 — filed under:
On the eve of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we look at their legal rights relating to financial matters.
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No country for the disabled
by Prasad Krishna published Dec 01, 2016 — filed under:
A 26-year-old electrical engineer is forced to hide his disability, for fear of losing his job. His current employer is unaware that he uses an artificial limb.
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Popular apps are inaccessible to millions of disabled: Study
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2016 — filed under:
According to a study conducted by Centre for Internet and Society last month, many of the most-commonly used mobile apps for food delivery, online payments, grocery shopping and transportation were not accessible to the visually challenged.
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Blog Entry The Quest for Education – Persons with Disabilities, Severely Challenged
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Nov 30, 2016 — filed under:
Education is the fundamental building block of development; it leads to an improved quality of life, employment, social acceptance and inclusion, national development and intellectual growth.
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Disabled kid? sorry, no admission!
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 30, 2016 — filed under:
Mita Sarkar, a mother of a six-year-old girl who has cerebral palsy (CP) had to approach around ten private schools for her daughter's admission. She heard the same response from every school she approached: “Education is for all and we accept all children, but we are not equipped to school your child”.
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Most popular apps inaccessible to millions of disabled, says study
by Prasad Krishna published Nov 21, 2016 last modified Nov 21, 2016 02:47 AM — filed under:
Booking cabs, buying food and making payments online seem like they're just a swipe and a tap away, but for millions of disabled Indians, these apps are not designed for them to use.
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Blog Entry Where Are There So Few Books For The Print-Impaired?
by Nirmita Narasimhan published Nov 04, 2016 — filed under:
India publishes approximately 90,000 books each year in 24 different languages. We have over 16,000 publishers, and are one of the top nations for English book publishing in the world. Clearly we are a nation which values and fosters a culture of reading and passing on knowledge in different domains ranging from literature, to yoga, language, education, science, fiction and many others.
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Tech for the blind: How app developers can help end the ‘disturbing touchscreen trend’
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 10, 2016 — filed under:
At their introduction, touchscreens was so refreshing and how we had rushed to get those touch devices. Meanwhile, there was a separate world that came crashing down with the advent of touch enabled phones. Just like me, I’m sure not many may have thought how touchscreens almost ended the messaging ability of visually impaired. Now, with services moving from phone calls to online (services and apps), it’s getting more difficult.
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