Open Mic for the blind

Yesterday, our organisation hosted the singing competition for people within the blind community. Over 200 blind people gathered together with the support for our powerful community of volunteers, which helped with the event. ​Time August 10, 2019 - 10 AM - 5 PM ​Location B-26, Hatsal Vihar, Uttam Nagar, New Delhi -110059 Schedule ​This w...
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We can't see but We can Dream - Resources that make it happen.

What is life all about? If one asks such a question to people who are visually impaired the answer would be simple, its all about the small things that make you smile. Imagine a scenario where three girls in their colorful dresses are playing with crayons amongst the greenery of the park filled with pink and purple flowers under the cool white bree...
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Book Recommendations for the blind.

 Personally, reading is one of my most favorite things to do, and being able to relate to a character is a joy like no other. Here I have complied a list of books that those who can't see can read an relate to, or those who are trying to understand visual impairment better can refer to. Even if you are just looking for books to read, these are...
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Career Options for the Blind.

If a hardworking person is kind, it doesn't effects his work whether he is deaf or blind. Work done with true spirit and honesty always brings success. Friends we all have some or the other talent in us and we all are involved in our work , participating in various jobs which are offered to us due to our capabilities but this is not the thing just ...
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Misconceptions About Learning and Reading Braille

You must have heard about Braille, the script that visually impaired use to learn and communicate. We know that Louis Braille invented it. But what else we know? And is that information correct?   So let me take you through few of such myth and followed will be the myth busters. 1. Myth: Braille is the language of the blind. Myth buster: Brail...
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New Facility - Press Release

New Delhi - July 3rd 2019. BPA is proud to announce the new facility addition. We have rented a new space that'll allow us to scale our operations and host around 100+ visually impaired students at any given point of time. The Address of new hostel is: B 26 Hastsal vihar, Uttam nagar ( near vasundhara public school) new Delhi 110059. The ...
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Basics of Eye Health - Tips for Maintaining a Good Eyesight

Our eyes prove to be of great significance when it comes to us being able to navigate the world around us. Here are a few tips to maintain the health of our eyes so they can help us see for years to come. Regular appointments with an eye health professional can work as a precautionary measure, they could help one catch a potential disease early whi...
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Causes of Vision Impairment

The impairment of vision affects a considerable dimension of our world population. According to the WHO 285 million people are visually impaired and 39 million are blind. To understand visual impairment better, it could help to take a look at the various causes behind it. The elementary ones being: 1. Uncorrected Refractive Errors Refractive error ...
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Know Blindness: A Guide on Kinds of Blindness

  What is blindness? Blindness is a state of where person losses the ability to distinguish between light and dark. Blindness is quite a broad term. It includes many types of vision impairment. Range from a mild functional disorder like blurred vision to a more severe cases of total sight loss. What is functional blindness? Blindness is not co...
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Meeting somebody who is visually impaired: things to keep in mind

Before we begin, I feel it's crucial for me to point out that people who are visually impaired are still people and their condition is just a part of who they are, the key word here is 'person' not 'blind'. So you do not need to modify your behavior much and should not treat them very differently than you would any other person. Now, when meeting s...
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Give hope with “Roshni ki Gulak”

" Alone we can do little, but together, we can do so much. " – Helen Keller Blind Persons Association strives hard to help young minds, cope up with the darkness of their lives. We are overwhelmed to announce the launch of our program,"Roshni Ki Gulak". With a vision of collectively empowering visually impaired women across India, our tea...
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A Visit from the kinds hearted students at "Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College"

Last week, students of "Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, Dwarka, New Delhi" visited our hostel to spend time with our kids and make them feel a little like normal kids. The students were kind enough to bring (Frooti) for all at our hostel and also made a cash donation of rs. 8,000 as well. They also spend time with all girls at our hostel talking...
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