People with Disabilities
The latest news and views about people with disabilities
A 5-year-old Iranian girl named Aynaz takes care of her visually impaired brother Assef like a perfect mother.
Visually challenged children are being trained to illustrate the books they themselves read.
A visually challenged Iranian woman has put on show dozens of her amazing paintings at an exhibition in Tehran.
Director of the Iranian Genetics Society says the birth of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome has almost stopped across the country.
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.
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.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has paid tribute to Iran’s Paralympic athletes, who set the country a new record with their performance in this year’s Asian Para Games.
An epic play with 30 elderly and disabled actors was finally staged in Iran after nearly a decade of rehearsal.
An Iranian para-athlete is now known as the Michael Phelps of Asia after winning six gold medals and a silver at the recent 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta.
Iran’s most popular sports programs host has called on girls with intellectual disability at one of the institutes run by the Rehabilitation Organization.
A female Iranian artist designs and makes special dolls with medicinal herbs for visually challenged children.
A café was recently opened at a shopping centre near Vanak square in northern Tehran with staff suffering from autism and Down Syndrome.
Iranian researchers at the Islamic Azad University of Pardis have designed a wheelchair that is capable of changing the position of the disabled from sitting to standing position.
A disabled Iranian man has designed a system which brings together businesses that are willing to offer services to the disabled.
The seventh festival of sports competitions for mental health treatment and rehabilitation centres was recently held in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
The CEO of an Iranian knowledge-based firm announced the company’s access to soft robot technologies, and said developing the technology could create a revolutionary improvement in the life quality of the physically impaired.
A young Iranian girl disfigured in an acid attack back in 2014 has gotten married, sparking widespread positive reactions in Iran’s social media.
The Iranian men’s national 7-a-side football team finished runner-up in the 2017 IFCPF CP Football World Championships, after it lost the final match to Ukraine.
A portrait of Christian Ronaldo, the superstar of Real Madrid and Portugal football teams, painted by an Iranian disabled artist has grabbed the attentions of football circles across the world.
A group of Iranian students at the Islamic Azad University have built a robot that can assist physically-disabled people, according to a university official.
Social media users in Iran have been shocked after seeing the photos released of a disabled Iranian war veteran who is extorted and dragged on the street ground by a number of bullies who later steal his car.