West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

ABBA music with a message

The first “B” in ABBA is a mirror image — just the way many children with dyslexia write the second letter of the alphabet. A city-based organisation working with children with dyslexia is hosti...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.19

Parents’ support key to overcome learning blocks

A 15-year-old boy who was asked to leave school because he could not cope with studies and was helped by his parents to develop and work on visual arts, his “strength”, now designs luxury hotelsAn...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.19

Learning to help learn

A mother of a dyslexic teenager who wants other parents to empathise more with their children and help them and a teacher who wants to equip herself better to help a dyslexic child cope in class are a...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.19

Lessons to overcome learning disability

Breaking Through Dyslexia, an organisation in the city working with those with learning disabilities, together with Madras Dyslexia Association, will conduct a certificate course in identifying and wo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.03.19

A high five for Virgin Atlantic

Sir — Virgin Atlantic has scrapped the rule that required their air hostesses to wear make-up. This is a heartening step. Advertisements for the position of an air hostess — across countries — o...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 05.03.19

‘Insensitive’ Modi missed a chance: Artist

Hyderabad–based Assamese artist Mehnaz Ummeid Ali Sharma Bhorali, who had launched an online petition to provide free training programmes to understand dyslexia in schools across the country two yea...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

India  /  Published 05.03.19

Lined up: dyslexia complaints against PM

A national body campaigning for the rights of the disabled said on Monday its state affiliates would file complaints against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “mocking at people with dyslexia” duri...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.19

Siddaramaiah calls Modi heartless for his dyslexia joke

 Former Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his purported political potshot at Congress president Rahul Gandhi while discussing dyslexia wi...
By PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 04.03.19

Call for apology after PM ‘joke’

A nationwide body campaigning for the rights of the disabled on Sunday demanded an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joining a chorus of angry public responses to his remarks relating to dysl...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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