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Business | Technology  | 04.01.23

Russian Scientists Developed Navigator for Blind People

One of the Russian centers of IT developments, the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, last year released several interesting startup projects, as said by the Director of the Business Incubator of the Financial University Anton Losev.  “This year we can celebrate two startups. One of them is a navigator for the

Recommended | Insight | Around Russia  | 12.07.21

Most Russians Feel Comfortable Meeting People With Disabilities

The All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM) presents the data from a survey of Russians about their attitudes towards people with disabilities. Experts found out that 74% of Russians do not feel discomfort, inconvenience, or awkwardness when meeting people with disabilities.  In the opinion of Russians, people with disabilities work in IT (8%), do handicrafts

Insight | Events | Around Russia  | 28.02.21

Yamal Elderly to Be Taught Working With Computer

At the centre for social services for elderly citizens and disabled people in Novy Urengoy, they will teach working on the Internet. The course of study at the “School of Bloggers” lasts six weeks and aims to teach how to work with gadgets and successfully socialize in society, the press service of the regional government

Insight | Novosibirsk  | 28.02.21

Novosibirsk Wheelchair Users Taught Sewing Clothes

An adaptive factory has appeared in the Novosibirsk region, where people with disabilities are taught to sew clothes. They give students sewing machines and hold masterclasses for them, VN.ru reports.  The Head of the adaptive factory said that earlier sewing courses for disabled people were held in the workshop but it did not suit everyone.

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 25.02.21

Astrakhan Students Created Smart Wheelchair

Students of the Astrakhan State University (ASU) received 500 thousand rubles for testing a prototype wheelchair with remote control and smart wheels that can climb stairs, TASS reports.  The developed chair has special “smart” wheels that allow changing direction quickly and is controlled by a smartphone. The chair can be rolled up to you or

Insight | Novosibirsk  | 17.02.21

Children With Disabilities Learn Driving Snowmobile in Novosibirsk

Children with disabilities in Kuibyshev, Novosibirsk Region, learn to drive snowmobiles, VN.ru reports. The vehicles are constructed by local craftsman, Yuri, from a petrol trimmer engine, a refrigerator, an office chair, and a plastic barrel.  The master, Yuri Geints, has been designing for many years. He tested all the equipment first himself, so he confidently

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 03.12.20

Rostov Sberbank Department Tested Empathy Suit

For the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which is celebrated on December 3, Rostov department of the Sber bank demonstrated the GERT disability simulation suit. The new development allows experiencing the difficulties faced by the elderly or people with disabilities, 1rnd reports.   It is noted that Sber uses this suit to help employees better

Events | Visit  | 14.10.20

International Inclusive Festival Invites Participants to Pushkin Museum

The international inclusive festival invites participants to discussions, performances, and masterclasses at the Pushkin Museum from today and until October 25, TASS reports. The events will be broadcast on the project’s account on Facebook.  It is noted that the central theme of the festival will be the experience of social exclusion, the lack of emotional

Business | Technology  | 08.10.20

VTB Bank Adapted ATMs for Visually Impaired Customers

VTB has developed a special interface for ATMs, which is intended to serve visually impaired people and can be used not only by VTB clients but also by clients of other banks, om1 reports.   The implemented interface has all the necessary menu items, and the text itself is written in large white font on a

Insight | Kazan  | 08.10.20

Inclusive Education Week to Be Held in Kazan Schools

In Kazan, from October 12 to October 17, a week of inclusive education will be held as part of the federal social project “Together for a Lesson”. Nine Kazan schools and five kindergartens will take part in it, Kazan city hall reports.  “These meetings are held in order to increase pedagogical competence, form a positive

Events | Visit  | 22.09.20

Inclusive Practices Forum Started in Samara Region

The forum will promote the active involvement of people with different forms of disabilities in projects that would allow them to dance, travel, or host a TV-programme.  From September 22 to September 24, representatives of the social sector in the field of inclusion from all over Russia gathered at the online platform to take part