In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks with Dr. Reshmi Pramod, an Ayurveda Doctor. She is the Founder and Managing Director of Jeevaniyam Ayurveda Hospital & Research Center, Kochi, Kerala.
In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks with Hein Wagner, a Global Adventurer and a Motivational Speaker.
Hein was born blind. He discovered his passion for adventure as a teenager when he took his first hike and fell in love with nature.
In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks with Melody Goodspeed, Major Gifts Specialist at American Foundation for the Blind (AFB). An adventurous and fun-loving person, Melody is also a wife and a doting mother to two children.
After losing her vision at the young age of twenty-six, Melody hit rock bottom until she decided to fight and persevere through the disability. She went through rehabilitation, learned computer software, and assisted living skills, and made a re-entry into the world.
In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks to a young and vibrant social entrepreneur Sristi KC from Nepal. She is also a motivational speaker, dancer, and trainer.
In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks with Siobhan Meade, a digital marketing professional, journalist, and disability activist from the United Kingdom.
After losing her vision at the age of sixteen to Glaucoma, Siobhan found it challenging to go about her life until she heard a blind man share his achievements over a radio programme. With the newfound confidence and support from her family, friends, and teachers, Siobhan has come a long way in making a mark in the disability domain.
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.
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.
Our guest in this episode of Eyeway Conversations is Jim Stovall, a celebrated author, humanitarian, national champion Olympic weightlifter, entrepreneur, and a highly sought-after platform speaker.
In this episode of Eyeway Conversations, George Abraham speaks with Tiffany Brar, founder of Jyothirgamaya Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala that trains blind people of all ages in Braille, mobility, basic computer use, and life skills.
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.