Press Room

Chitrakala Parishath, Chitra Santhe, on 7th Jan, 2018

Monday, January 8, 2018

How to Make Startup Disabled-friendly

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A school where disability becomes super-ability

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

N. S Hema Horticulture Training Centre’ by APD (The Association of People with Disability) aims for 100% placement this year

Friday, April 21, 2017


Friday, April 21, 2017

N. S Hema Horticulture Training Centre’ by APD (The Association of People with Disability) aims for 100% placement this year

Friday, April 21, 2017

Hearing impaired students can flourish in regular schools: Study

Monday, April 10, 2017

From pillar to post, on a wheelchair

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Wheelchair-bound man caught in red tape, seeking reimbursement for work his BPO did. Manjunatha trained as a computer operator at Association of People with Disability (APD), NGO, at Lingarajapuram in Bangalore. He then opened Amruta Info Technology Rural BPO with financial help from a relative.

They're job ready. But workplace isn't ready

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

A wheelchair-bound man got a placement, but couldn't take it up as the workplace wasn't disabled-friendly. Meet P Shivashankar Naidu, Anjanappa SN and Shivaraj MV. They wanted to become somebodies in society and support their parents and families but have been confined to wheelchairs. They lost their mobility and sensation in their spinal cords due to injuries, but they still live in the hope of becoming self-reliant.

Overcoming silence barrier with technology, info in Bangalore

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

The Association of People with Disability has embarked on a unique programme using advanced ICT to connect more than 700 stakeholders in the space of disability in distant places from the city such as Bijapur district.

Voices through the arts

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Karnataka will be participating for the first time in the Sambhav platform that showcases art by the disabled.Six children from the Association of People with Disability (APD) will be representing Karnataka in this year’s Sambhav, the annual fest organized by the Association for Learning Performing Arts and Normative Action (ALPANA) in New Delhi.

Empowering hearing impaired persons with leadership skills

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Inchara 2013, organised by the Association of People with Disability (APD), also emphasises on the need for social inclusion of persons with hearing impairments. About 500 people from across the State are taking part in the event whose theme is ‘Leadership and health’, this year.

Boeing gesture helps special child take off

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Boeing, on Saturday, gave wings to the dreams a 14-year-old girl, whose ambition to go to school could not be realized because she was suffering from multiple disabilities.

APD distributes 22 wheelchairs

Sunday, April 21, 2013

As part of its effort for holistic rehabilitation of people with disabilities, the Association of People with Disability (APD) and Boeing India jointly distributed 22 wheelchairs to differently abled people at a function here on Saturday.

Finding therapy and a livelihood in nature

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The Association of People with Disability offers horticulture training for men in Kothanur. Established in 2001, APD specialises in training rural people with disabilities. “We conduct camps in various villages, mainly in Karnataka, and recruit people into our programme twice a month,” says Recruitment Officer Shankar M. Thirty six male trainees aged between 18 and 30 are admitted to their residential training programme, which lasts about ten months.