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'Meet the Superhumans' – a fast and furious second trail showing as Public Enemy's testosterone-charged track, Harder Than You Think. "Harder Than You Think" by Public Enemy was just selected for NBC's official song was also featured in the UK's “Meet the Superhumans. Surprise Olympic Breakout Hit: Public Enemy 'Harder Than You Think' clips (' Meet the Superhumans') for the Paralympics, 'Harder Than You Think' has been.
They saw athletes with missing limbs bound over the high jump bar - like Fiji's F42 gold medallist Iliesa Delana - and leap large distances in the long jump, as when Australian Kelly Cartwright set a new world record of 4.
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In the pool, China's Tao Zheng, who lost both of his arms as a result of an electric shock, used the power in his legs to win the men's S6 m backstroke. There was visually impaired football, sitting volleyball and wheelchair rugby - and all took place in packed arenas around London. Weir and Storey lead GB medal blitz The Royal Mail produced a Gold Medal stamp to celebrate David Weir's victory in the men's T54 5,m final The stage and the crowds were impressive, so now it was up to Great Britain to live up to expectations as hosts.
ParalympicsGB won medals at Beijing and a target of was set for London, which they surpassed with ease, finishing the Games with Wheelchair racer Weirwho earned the moniker "the Weirwolf", won three golds in the Olympic Stadium before mustering enough energy to win the marathon, and Storey, who was later made a Dame, won four cycling titles.
But it was Great Britain's Paralympics poster-girl, Ellie Simmonds, who once again stole the affections of the watching public by winning two more golds in the pool to increase her Paralympics medal haul to four at the ripe old age of Pistorius and the blade controversy It was relatively cordial between Oscar Pistorius left and Alan Oliveira straight after the race While Simmonds was Great Britain's figurehead, global superstar Oscar Pistorius was the face of the Paralympics.
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The sprinter, who won gold at the and Games, had recently become the first male Paralympian to compete in an Olympic track event, having taken part in the m a few weeks earlier. Given his stature, the pressure was now on him to add more Paralympic titles in London. His target was four golds, and he was a strong favourite in both the T44 m and m. However, his campaign got off to both a losing and controversial start. The member Security Council has started determining by a series of straw polls beginning on July 21 which candidate it will recommend to the UN General Assembly for a final vote by the end of the year.
Obi, a revolutionary robotic dining device, blends elegant design, intuitive controls and a friendly personality to allow people usually fed by others to take control of their meals. Obi then delivers the food to one of several thousand potential locations where the diner can eat from the spoon.
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Supplied by a rechargeable battery, Obi holds enough energy to serve four to six meals on a single charge. Obi also fits within the confines of a dinner placemat, operates quietly and can be carried with ease like a laptop computer. Documenting Accessibility in the UK A disability activist in the UK has recently launched a website that showcases decades of his photographs in an effort to spread information about accessibility across Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland.
See Around Britain features photographs of places such as churches, museums, cinemas, railway stations, hospitals, hotels, and other cultural attractions, as well as an interactive map of services such as accessible toilets. Disability organizations in Asia Pacific have yet to celebrate, however, and have gathered disability artists from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan in a cross-straight showcase of talent in response to the treaty that changed their lives. After 34 years into serving persons with disabilities, Eden not only offers life and career advancement, as well as accessible services to ensure the independence for persons with disabilities, but also invests in cultivating their diverse talents and skills.
Eden has also recently embarked on a mission to educate the public about life with a disability. More than 1, people from different nationalities attended the four-day event, Among other causes, Eden recently launched a campaign to donate white canes to persons with visual impairments in Inner Mongolia and at least 50 wheelchairs in Vietnam.
Quito, Ecuador About 6. Depending on how they are planned and built, urban environments, can impede or enable access, participation and inclusion.
Ways forward Towards a Disability Inclusive and Accessible New Urban Agenda, which aimed to make a concrete appeal for disability inclusion in the final document. Further information on the issues are available on the UN Enable website. International Day of Persons with Disabilities 3 December: RI Global Secretariat, New York Taking place every year on 3 December, the International Day or Disabled Persons aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.
A truly global event, IWD is the only week in a year during which highly concerted global advocacy raises awareness about the Deaf Community on different levels.
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Sonpal, who has worked with UNNATI for the past 24 years and has published widely on disability inclusion, started coordinating in a project funded by the European Union to promote social inclusion and democratic governance so that the vulnerable sections of our society, particularly the dalits, tribals, women and persons with disabilities, are empowered to effectively and decisively participate in mainstream development and the decision-making process.