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  1. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    Overcoming disability bias is key to equality

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:02am by SIMON NG

    ... Simon TM Ng Review of discrimination law should focus on definition of disability in move to improve rights Overcoming bias is key to equality The Equal Opportunities Commission has initiated a consultation exercise over the review of our discrimination law. A major area of consultation is in disability equality and rights. The commission recognises that our Disability ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1610977/overcoming-disability-bias-key-equality
  2. A true vision of equality

    Posted Feb 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Most people will never know what it's like to be blind. Things we take for granted, like reading Young Post, would be impossible if we lost our sight. A world of complete darkness is full of difficulty and danger. Now, a newly opened exh ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706261/true-vision-equality
  3. Comment - Letters

    Hongkongers must be more empathetic to those with disabilities

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:49am by LETTERS

    ... Hongkongers must be more empathetic to those with disabilities I was heartened to read Charley Lanyon's article about discrimination faced by those with disabilities in Hong Kong (" Discrimination and intolerance makes having a disability hard in Hong Kong ", September 22). In the past few weeks I have experienced a lot of what he enumerates and I am glad to see ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1599802/hongkongers-must-be-more-empathetic-those-disabilities
  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Discrimination and intolerance makes having a disability hard in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 10:46am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon charley.lanyon@scmp.com Despite a fall in complaints about discrimination, people with disabilities continue to face hurdles and intolerance in the community Great barrier ... in. But by then the little boy was in tears, and dad wasn't far behind. "I held back the tears," Letters says. "Once again my disability prevents my son from enjoying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1596176/struggle-being-disabled
  5. Pioneering news you can touch

    Posted Nov 06th 2003, 12:00am by Virginia Maher

    ... Virginia Maher The Post was ahead of its time when it launched Braille Post, the world's first newspaper for blind people Braille Post, which the South China Morning Post and the Hong Kong Society for the Blind distribute free to individual subscribe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/433725/pioneering-news-you-can-touch
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Disabled groups defying the odds to dance to a different tune

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 04:49am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hip-hop dancers who are deaf, a pianist with only four fingers and a blind saxophone player are among artists in campaign for the disabled Defying ... The Zappers were among four groups of disabled artists who performed in Hong Kong in a campaign to boost disabled people's employment opportunities. They perform their hip-hop and funk styles ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1589490/disabled-groups-defying-odds-dance-different-tune
  7. Lifestyle - Technology

    Image-driven Sudoku app helps children with learning disabilities

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:31am by Bernice Chan

    ... with movement disabilities, inspired by 15-year-old Catrin Anderson, a client with cerebral palsy. The barrister estimates there are between 30 and 40 million people worldwide, adults and children, ... even handicapped youngsters could enjoy and feel stimulated, he thought. Because he deals with people with disabilities, his first thought was, "I'm sure there aren't enough ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/article/1587881/image-driven-sudoku-app-helps-children-learning-disabilities
  8. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Disabled woman angry over mistreatment by KMB driver

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Driver 'under observation' after 26-year-old suffering from limited mobility is not allowed to leave bus using disabled-access platform Disabled woman angry at treatment by KMB A Kowloon Motor Bus driver is being given customer-service training and will be put under observation after a disabled woman complained to the Equal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583137/disabled-woman-angry-over-mistreatment-kmb-driver
  9. News - Hong Kong - LETTER OF THE LAW

    It's high time to reasonably adjust our disability laws

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SIMON NG

    ... Simon T M Ng Recent comments from Richard Dawkins highlight a hole in our civil rights protections It's high time to reasonably adjust our disability laws The prominent Oxford ... I wonder what Dawkins would say about them. The world has a wealth of talented "disabled" people. The famous animal science professor Dr Temple Grandin, who has autism, was once ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1583135/its-high-time-reasonably-adjust-our-disability-laws
  10. News - World - GERMANY

    Germany opens memorial for disabled killed during Holocaust

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Berlin Memorial for disabled Benjamin Traub, a sad-eyed German boy born in 1914, was considered a bright child by his parents and called gifted by his teachers. But a schizophrenia diagnosis at the age of 16 put him on a path that would end in a Nazi gas chamber, where he became one of up to 300,000 ill and disabled people, including children, who were murdered under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1582353/germany-opens-memorial-disabled-killed-during-holocaust

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