Browsing Archive: October, 2011

Celebrate and blog on 'International Day for Persons with Disabilities'

Posted by Satendra Singh on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : International Day for Persons with Disabilities 


 Welcome to the IDPwD Blog Party.

Infinite Ability and Enabling Unit, UCMS & GTB Hospital, Delhi, India is proud to host the first blog party devoted to International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD), December 3, 2011. PwD’s, care givers and family members from around the world are invited to share their stories and educate others about how they overcome their disabilities.

The list of disabilities include autism spectrum disorders, blindness, cerebral palsy, chronic neurological ...


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Mental Health Empowerment symposium on 10th Oct

Posted by Satendra Singh on Saturday, October 8, 2011,

Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences(IHBAS) is organizing Mental Health Awareness Week from 10th to 16th October 2011, to promote awareness in the community about various mental health issues. The events will kickstart on World Mental Health Day (Oct 10) at Indian Medical Association House, near ITO, New Delhi with a public symposium on the theme of ‘Mental Health Empowerment’.

The symposia will begin at 3 pm with two sessions followed by press meet at 7 pm. Topic for sessio...


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An 'Apple' a day keeps the disability away

Posted by Satendra Singh on Saturday, October 8, 2011,


The media image of the disability is almost distorted perpetuating wrong beliefs among both abled and disabled as very well portrayed by Abha Khetarpal. The commercial for the new Apple iPhone Siri is different in this sense. It embraces Steve Jobs vision of embracing universal design both technology wise as well as promotion wise. The commercial ends with a visually impaired using the device. This is not the end. The soundtrack also is given by a visually impaired person- Ray Charles. As Job...
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