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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.

Disabled Man Turns into Entrepreneur after Facing Reality

A disabled Iranian man, now known as the “Messenger of Hope”, has turned into a successful entrepreneur and is now creating jobs for a host of disabled individuals, but to reach that point, he had to face the reality.
Iranian Girl Proves Disability Is Not Obstacle to Success

Iranian Girl Proves Disability Is Not Obstacle to Success

Spinal muscular atrophy or SMA is a rare neuromuscular disorder that often leads to early death. The disorder is caused by a genetic defect. However, there are people who are suffering from the disease and are living a normal life.

New Wearable Robot Can Help Disabled People Walk

A group of Iranian researchers have developed a home-grown robot that can be worn by the disabled people to help them move and walk.

Adventure without Wheelchair in Rig-e Jenn Desert

A special and adventurous desert tour was recently organized for the disabled in central Iran, where they went on an off-road tour of Rig-e Jenn desert.

Iranian Charity Helping Hearing-Impaired Children

Iranian physicians have launched an audiometry charity foundation named “Forgiveness” that works as an NGO and helps hearing impaired children regain their hearing ability and raise awareness among their families.

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