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Eyeway Conversations with Sabriye Tenberken

In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks with, Sabriye Tenberken, a German Tibetologist and co-founder of the organization Braille Without Borders.

Sabriye became totally blind by the age of twelve due to Retinitis Pigmentosa, a degenerative eye condition. Despite a setback at an early age, she learned to deal with her blindness. An adventurer at heart, she wanted to travel the world.

Eyeway Conversations with Guneet Sethi

In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks with Guneet Sethi who acquired blindness much later in life. But she never gave up on life. In a career of 30 years, Guneet has worked different jobs as a teacher, communications specialist, creative writer, and trainer. A motivational speaker, she is known for her recipe of a perfect cup of coffee! 
 

Do listen in to this delightful account of perseverance.

Employment Rights For Disabled People At Workplace: What RPwD Act 2016 Says

By Kethosinuo Tepa
Persons with disabilities are protected by the same laws as everyone else and share the same general employment rights as other job seekers and employees. However, there are also special terms for them under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016 which was passed by the government of India. The Act and the Rules replaced the 1995 legislation and introduced substantial changes to the rights and protections of people with disabilities. 

Eyeway Conversations with David Absalom

In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks with David Absalom, Honorary General Secretary of the Indian Blind Sports Association (IBSA) and the Asia Continental Chairperson of International Blind Sports Federation.

IBSA was founded in 1986 and has since emerged as the premier national blind sports body in the country with over 247 affiliates in 27 States. It is the sole Indian Affiliate of the International Blind Sports Federation, the apex sports organization for blind sports in the world.  It is also affiliated with the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI).

Eyeway Conversations with Dr Sam Taraporevala

In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks with Dr. Sam Taraporevala, a retired Associate Professor & Head Department of Sociology and Anthropology of the autonomous St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai. 

Born blind, his parents chose to educate him in a mainstream school and college, after which he pursued his PhD.

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