40-person staff is exclusively composed of patients from local psychiatric institutions in Training Cafe in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Thousands of people marched through the streets of New York for the city's first Disability Pride Parade Sunday.
Kazakhstan is on its way to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as part of the move to eliminate discrimination against the disabled.
A Japanese designer is challenging accepted ideals of beauty, with an easy-to-wear collection unveiled on the catwalk by models who are disabled.
A hurricane has stopped and turned backwards a waterfall in Great Britain.
A fully handicapped man from Kazakhstan became a successful programmer.
For 10 y.o. Damira Esskendirova a simple surgery instead of brining relief turned into a constant pain and possible permanent disability due to the doctor’s carelessness.
After completing high school, 46-year-old Spaniard Ricardo Velesar struggled to hold down a job as a degenerative eye disease slowly robbed him of his sight.
350 public buses are going to be equipped with wheelchair lifts in Astana.
The abuse of disabled people has emerged as a major problem in Japan with the violence most often inflicted by family members or domestic carers, according to a government survey.
The resident of Presnovka village Saker Ospanov lost his right hand in a car accident three years ago and received his new hand at the expense of the local budget.
Firefighters battled wildfires on Friday in Portugal where they have claimed five lives and tamed another major blaze in northern Spain.
Kazakhstan's smallest woman has set a record and become a master of sports in powerlifting at the National Paralympic Spartakiad.
Talented disabled children will sing at the same stage with the stars during Bayterek Zhuldyzdary Singer's Award in Astana.
Kazakhstan's Yevgeny Tetyukhin was ranked 9th among disabled athletes and showed the best result in his age group in Honolulu Marathon.
15.5 million tenge ($103 thousand) were raised from sales of tickets to the Capital Day events in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan authorities worked out a 2012-2018 national program to uphold the rights and improve the living standards of disabled people.
Seven disabled Kazakhstan athletes have qualified for the Paralympics.
An Australian woman born without arms and legs after her mother took thalidomide during pregnancy on Wednesday won a landmark multi-million dollar settlement in her class action against drug firms.
Engineers said Friday they had built a device using mass-produced video gaming equipment that lets disabled people control a computer with just their eyes -- with a price tag of under $30 (25 euros).
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