Human Interest

Taiwan-designed bowl for visually impaired wins iF design award

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 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

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

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

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.

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