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We are not disabled anymore, it’s time to go outdoors.

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ReachAble is known for its unique disabled friendly tour programs from its inception. From a Reachable perspective, these programs are capable enough to convey a message to the public that, there are people existing and it’s time to change our attitude towards disability and the disabled. Read more »

Seeing is believing! Act now to be a part of an inclusive nation

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Inclusion starts from home, in building an inclusive society. It’s important to advocate populations with respect to its diversity and their needs. Read more »

The universal design

Table tennis
The universal design is the process wherein, designing products so that they are flexible enough that they can be directly used (without requiring any assistive technologies or they are compatible with the assistive technologies) by people with the widest range of abilities and circumstances as is commercially practical given current materials, technologies, and knowledge. Read more »

Is this is the standard of Indianizing footpaths?

Do you think this photo represents some rural town somewhere? Then you are mistaken at its worst. And this is not that somewhere but, the coronary artery of Bengaluru, the Brigade road. Read more »

The abused, neglected and exploitated

Are we really bothered about our fellow beings!
Indian code for the Pedestrian Facilities 5- IRC 103-1988, recommends following norms: Footpath on both sides. Minimum width of 1.5m or 5ft on both sides. Dead width of 0.5m or 1.64 to 2ft and 1m or 3.28 to 3.5ft to be added to footpath along houses, buildings, trees, fences and commercial or shopping areas respectively. Footpath width to be increased in cases of bus stops and recreational areas.

Santa cause touring the town!

As a part of the ReachAble inclusion initiative, a Santa on wheel chair representing the differently able society of India against discrimination is traveling through various prime roads of Bangalore, spreading the message of disability awareness and importance of inclusive society. Persons with a disability in developing countries often face discrimination and stigma. They are more often excluded from many mainstream public services including basic mobility. Using “Santa clause on wheelchair” as a prop (with no reindeers to pull but supporting people behind to push forward) spreading the message of importance of having an “inclusive society “ with universal design strategies helping even the growing senior citizen population, children, ladies and even those pushing the prams with babies on the road Read more »

Big breakthrough in cure for blindness - Times of India

Times of India
Big breakthrough in cure for blindness
Times of India
The breakthrough could lead to the production of artificial tissue grafts made from the variety of cells found in the human retina and may aid in the search to cure blindness.
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Parsons Tasks Students To Improve The Museum Experience For The Disabled - PSFK

Parsons Tasks Students To Improve The Museum Experience For The Disabled
Parsons teamed with the Metropolitan Museum of Art to increase accessibility in the museum for people with disabilities.

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