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Iran Paralympic athletes get heroic welcome home

Iran’s Paralympics teams are given a heroic welcome upon returning home from Tokyo, the venue of the games.

Tehran City Council Members Thank Taxi Driver Paralympics Coach

Members of Tehran City Council have commended a taxi driver who played a key role in the Iranian team’s medal haul in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

Iran sitting volleyball wins Paralympics gold

Iran’s national sitting volleyball team subdue Russia 3-1 in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 to snatch the gold medal in the final match.

Iranian Athletes Win Two Gold Medals, One Silver at 2020 Paralympics...

Iranian athletes snatched two gold medals and one silver on Monday at several categories at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan’s Tokyo.

A World First: Charitable Online Taxi for Disabled in Iran

A charity NGO in Iran is about to launch the world’s first free online taxi service for the disabled people. The service, which is a brainchild of the director of Behesht-e Imam Reza charity, is specifically designed for the disabled with major movement problems as well as the mentally disabled.

COVID-19 Makes Learning Even More Difficult for Exceptional Students

Schools in Iran are offering virtual learning facilities to their students amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, but e-learning is not quite easy for all students.

Disabled Iranian Child Longing to Attend Paralympic Games

A physically challenged Iranian child is working tirelessly to take part in sports competitions for the disabled, especially the Paralympic games.

Iran Devises Comprehensive Autism Screening System

A group of Iranian researchers at a knowledge-based company have developed a comprehensive autism screening system.

Disabled Iranian among World’s 10 Outstanding Young People

A young Iranian suffering from a disability that affects 98 percent of his muscles has been listed by a notable international organization that focuses on youths’ contribution to development as one of the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World.”

Iran Builds Exoskeleton Robot for Disabled People

An Iranian knowledge-based company has built an exopad robotic exoskeleton robot for patients with physical disabilities in the lower parts of the body.