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Taiwan-designed bowl for visually impaired wins iF design award - A “smart” bowl designed for the visually impaired by a PhD student at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, has won the prestigious German iF concept design award for 2012.
NGO plays matchmaker for blind couple in Pune - NGO Louis Braille Apang Kalyan Sanstha, Lonikand, is playing Cupid for the wedding of a visually impaired couple by making it a grand affair, much beyond the meagre means of the two.
Program teaches tennis to blind Fremont students - About eight students gather Tuesday afternoons in the gym at the Fremont school to take part in a nationwide program that may be the first of its kind—teaching groups of blind and visually impaired students to play tennis.
Impairment didn’t hinder his achievement - Renowned violinist Mysore M. Manjunath has been visually impaired since birth yet now he has a PhD in music and has given numerous concerts in India and abroad.
Modesto vision center thrives - The Vision Impaired Persons Support Center has been a success and recently produced “The Little House That Cares,” a book containing 17 stories from blind people who have benefited from the center and its amenities.