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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.

Iranian Baby Girl Becomes Nursing Mother for Blind Brother

A 5-year-old Iranian girl named Aynaz takes care of her visually impaired brother Assef like a perfect mother.

New Books Developed for Visually Challenged Children

Visually challenged children are being trained to illustrate the books they themselves read.

Visually Challenged Artist Creates Fascinating Paintings

A visually challenged Iranian woman has put on show dozens of her amazing paintings at an exhibition in Tehran.

‘Birth of Infants with Down Syndrome Almost Stopped in Iran’

Director of the Iranian Genetics Society says the birth of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome has almost stopped across the country.

Disabled Iranians Making Handicrafts to Make Ends Meet

A non-governmental charity in the city of Birjand in eastern Iran has trained and provided facilities for 70 disabled people to make a living by producing handicrafts.

Iranian Mountaineer Conquers Mount Damavand with Artificial Legs

Loss of both legs is definitely the worst thing that can happen for a professional mountaineer who is also a member of the country's national team and has the experience of climbing the world’s high peaks. But it’s not the end of the story.

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