People with Disabilities
The latest news and views about people with disabilities
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.
Iranian athletes snatched two gold medals and one silver on Monday at several categories at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan’s Tokyo.
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.
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.
A physically challenged Iranian child is working tirelessly to take part in sports competitions for the disabled, especially the Paralympic games.
A group of Iranian researchers at a knowledge-based company have developed a comprehensive autism screening system.
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.”
An Iranian institute has picked a number of female victims of acid attack as clothing models.
An Iranian family with an autistic child has put their villa in Karaj at the disposal of the Adult Autism Empowerment Institute to make it easier for the families with autistic kids to observe health recommendations during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Nanism is the name of a café in Tehran run by short-height people.
A blind Baluch girl and social activist symbolically collects the garbage dumped by the people on the shore of Darak in Chabahar port.
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.
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”.
A group of Iranian researchers have devised a new product that helps improve patients’ motor functions.
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.
A clothing and fashion festival dedicated to the disabled, including people with autism and Down’s syndrome, was recently held in Tehran.
For the first time in Iran, a film has been screened for the visually impaired people at Tehran’s Charsou Cinematic Complex.
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.
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 but try to live a normal life.