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Iran Opens Telerehabilitation Technology Centre

Iran Opens Telerehabilitation Technology Centre

The ‘Centre for Promotion of Telerehabilitation Technologies’ has opened in Iran in an effort to accelerate the development of a technological model for the delivery of rehabilitation services over telecommunication networks.
Café Nanism; A Cozy Place in Tehran Run by Short People

Café Nanism; A Cozy Place in Tehran Run by Short People

Nanism is the name of a café in Tehran run by short-height people.
Blind Girl Collects Trash at Chabahar to Raise Awareness (2)

Blind Girl Collects Trash at Chabahar to Raise Awareness

A blind Baluch girl and social activist symbolically collects the garbage dumped by the people on the shore of Darak in Chabahar port.

Linux-Based Tablet Developed for Visually-Impaired People

Researchers at an Iranian knowledge-based company have used native knowledge to facilitate the lives of blind people by developing a special tablet for them.
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Int’l Paralympic Committee Praises Iranian Shooter as ‘Pistol Queen’

A few days before the start of the World Paralympic Championships in Sydney, the website of the International Paralympic Committee chose an interesting nickname for the Iranian shooter Sareh Javanmardi, calling her “The Pistol Queen”.

Disabled Woman Using Her Mouth to Paint (+Video)

A disabled Iranian woman who spent many years of her life in a rehabilitation centre has turned into an active and sociable artist.

Iran Develops Rehab Limbs to Improve Motor Functions

A group of Iranian researchers have devised a new product that helps improve patients’ motor functions.

Colourful Fantasies of Down Syndrome Patient Displayed in Tehran

An exhibition of paintings by Nasrin Kishani, an Iranian artist with Down syndrome, was recently held at Tehran’s Shokouh Gallery, showcasing what’s going on in her subconscious.

Fashion & Clothing Festival Dedicated to Disabled People

A clothing and fashion festival dedicated to the disabled, including people with autism and Down’s syndrome, was recently held in Tehran.

‘The Warden’ Screened for Visually Impaired in Iran

For the first time in Iran, a film has been screened for the visually impaired people at Tehran’s Charsou Cinematic Complex.