Living With Disability
What are the Abilympics? The Abilympics is a special event, named because it is an Olympics of abilities. It was first held in Tokyo in 1981, to commemorate the United Nations International Year of Disabled Persons. The second Abilympics was held in Colombia in 1985. The third Abilympics in Hong Kong also led to the...
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...
Despite the searing hot weather, the mood was jubilant at Eco Ardence Sales Gallery in Setia Alam, Shah Alam, as participants converged for the #AnakAnak Malaysia Walk 2019.
There was exuberance in the air as differently-abled people from all walks of life gathered to show their patriotism and unity with gusto.
It was good news for a deaf teacher, who has been granted leave by the Education Ministry to do his doctorate in the United States. Lee Tur Chung (pic) of SM Pendidikan Khas Vokasional obtained a one-year scholarship under the Fulbright Foreign Student Programme to pursue a PhD in deaf education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
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.