What makes a house safer and more comfortable for the older people who live there? Designing an age-friendly home is also connected to universal design. But there are also specific things that will help with lower strength, senses and more. Living spaces Keep walkways and rooms obstacle-free. Too many pieces of furniture can crowd a...
All public higher education institutions (IPTAs) must become completely disabled-friendly within the next decade, says Dr Maszlee Malik.
The Education Minister said this was part of the guidelines for the OKU (Disabled) Inclusion in Higher Education Institutions Policy that was implemented in January.
The inaugural Art Includes Festival 2019 in Kuala Lumpur is on a mission to showcase disability arts and culture. The festival, which runs at the Ruang by Think City venue on Sept 23-29, underlines the need for diversity when it comes to the social, cultural and professional development of people with disabilities.
Usana Malaysia is reaching out to underprivileged communities in Johor through its latest corporate social responsibility programme, Rise Against Hunger Malaysia (RAHM), involving several hundreds of its distributors all over Malaysia. Usana regional general manager of Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan Vivienne Lee said the community service that the company had undertaken reflected the core philosophy practiced by the company.
A physical disability should not stop one from excelling as an entrepreneur. With the right advice and encouragement, such entrepreneurs can be motivated to achieve their goals. Maybank Foundation’s Rise (Reach Independence and Sustainable Entrepreneurship) programme, which started in September 2014, is an economic empowerment programme that supports disadvantaged communities, particularly Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).