Sense International blog

News, comment, stories and discussion from Sense International staff around the world.

  • Seeing first hand the challenges faced in developing countries

    Seeing first hand the challenges faced in developing countries

    16 February 2017  |  28 comments  |  Last comment on 21 April 2017  |  Posted by Radhika Dhamecha

    Radkika volunteered at Sense UK for three weeks before going to India to spend two weeks at the Sense International India office in Ahmedabad.

  • India's first deafblind interpreter

    India's first deafblind interpreter

    1 June 2015  |  8 comments  |  Last comment on 1 December 2017  |  Posted by Laura Brown

    Sense International's Training and Research Manager, Sachin Rizal joined the organisation as India's first interpreter who is deafblind. Using tactile American Sign Language, he helps people with deafblindness to communicate and express their thoughts and feelings to the rest of the world.

  • Cooking up a storm in India

    Cooking up a storm in India

    1 April 2015  |  0 comments  |  Posted by Lucy Drescher

    International Policy & Advocacy Manager Lucy Drescher recently visited India and saw the work of PRATYUSHH, an organisation which provides a platform for parents of children with sensory impairments to meet and work together.

  • New Disability Rights Bill in India

    New Disability Rights Bill in India

    7 March 2014  |  0 comments  |  Posted by Akhil Paul

    With general elections around the corner, the current draft of the Rights of People with Disabilities Bill has become a big political issue.

First published: Friday 7 June 2013
Last updated: Thursday 18 September 2014