Sunday, July 3, 2022

People with Disabilities

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.

Iran Leader Praises Paralympic Athletes as Sources of Morale

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.

Epic Play with Disabled Actors Staged after 10-Year Rehearsal

An epic play with 30 elderly and disabled actors was finally staged in Iran after nearly a decade of rehearsal.

Iran’s Shahin Izadyar; A New Rival for Michael Phelps

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.

Girls with Intellectual Disability Thrilled to Meet Famous TV Host

Iran’s most popular sports programs host has called on girls with intellectual disability at one of the institutes run by the Rehabilitation Organization.

Medicinal Herbs Used to Make Dolls for Visually Challenged Kids

A female Iranian artist designs and makes special dolls with medicinal herbs for visually challenged children.

Downtism Café; Cosy Hangout Run by Autistic, Down Syndrome Staff

A café was recently opened at a shopping centre near Vanak square in northern Tehran with staff suffering from autism and Down Syndrome.

Iranian Scientists Design Wheelchair to Help Disabled Stand Up

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.

Disabled Iranian Devises System to Make Life Easier for Invalids

A disabled Iranian man has designed a system which brings together businesses that are willing to offer services to the disabled.

Tehran Hosts Sports Festival for Mentally Ill Patients

The seventh festival of sports competitions for mental health treatment and rehabilitation centres was recently held in the Iranian capital of Tehran.

Iranian Researchers Develop Robots to Help Rehabilitate Disabled People

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.

Wedding Ceremony of Iranian Acid Victim Goes Viral

A young Iranian girl disfigured in an acid attack back in 2014 has gotten married, sparking widespread positive reactions in Iran’s social media.

Iran Football 7-a-side Wins Silver at World Championships

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.

Disabled Girl Acclaimed for Painting Ronaldo’s Portrait with Her Feet

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.

Robot Made by Iranian Students Helps Disabled People

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.

Story of Lonely Man Who Lives in Darkness

Issa, an Iranian visually challenged man, thinks the whole town is blind as no one cares about him.

Sorrowful Story of Disabled War Veteran Bullied in Tehran

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.

Special Tour of Tehran for Blind People

A programme is underway in Iran’s capital in which people can share their experiences of visiting Tehran’s tourist attractions with the blind through voice messages.

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