achievements of handicapped people

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“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced” This presentation is dedicated to those people who despite being physically challenged have broken the prejudice barrier to succeed, thrive and achieve new heights.

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British physicist and mathematician Stephen Hawking has made fundamental contributions to the science of cosmology—the study of the origins, structure, and space-time relationships of the universe Hawking has a motor neuron disease (MND) that deteriorates his upper and lower motor neurons. Hawking has been dealing with this condition for over 40 years.

He was awarded the Presedential Medal of Freedom,the highest Civillian Award in US : 

He was awarded the Presedential Medal of Freedom,the highest Civillian Award in US

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Though both blind and deaf, American lecturer and author Helen Keller fought for the improvement in the education and life of the physically handicapped. When Helen was eighteen months old an illness developed that the doctor described as brain congestion. She ran a high fever for many days, and then the fever was gone. Helen was left deaf and blind from the illness.

She taught the blind to be courageous and to make their lives rich, productive, and beautiful for others and for themselves. When Keller died in 1968 her name had become a worldwide symbol of what the human spirit can accomplish despite severe physical limitations. : 

She taught the blind to be courageous and to make their lives rich, productive, and beautiful for others and for themselves. When Keller died in 1968 her name had become a worldwide symbol of what the human spirit can accomplish despite severe physical limitations.

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Despite amputation of one leg, Sudha Chandran has established herself in the film line and got a reputation as an ace dancer and actor. . She subsequently overcame her disability with the help of a prosthetic 'Jaipur foot', becoming one of the most highly acclaimed dancers of the Indian subcontinent.

Her decision to dance again after a gap of two years was met by thunderous applause. Sudha is progressing well and her disability has now been left far behind. She has proved to the world that despite a disability one can touch the peak of success : 

Her decision to dance again after a gap of two years was met by thunderous applause. Sudha is progressing well and her disability has now been left far behind. She has proved to the world that despite a disability one can touch the peak of success

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He is considered to have been the most crucial figure in the transitional period between and remains one of the most famous and influential composers of all time. His hearing began to deteriorate in the late 1790s, yet he continued to compose, even after becoming completely deaf. In 1806, when deafness set in, Beethoven said:“May your deafness not be a secret, not even where art is concerned.”

Paralympic Games : 

Paralympic Games The Paralympic Games are a major international multi-sport event where athletes with a physical disability compete; this includes athletes with mobility disabilities , amputations, blindness, and Cerebral Palsy. There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games, which are held immediately following their respective Olympic Games. Paralympic games

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Trischa Zorn from the United States is the most winning Paralympian of all time, with 55 medals, of which 41 are gold. On 1 January 2005, Zorn was one of eight athletes honoured during New Year celebrations in Times Square in New York.

India at Paralympics : 

India at Paralympics Indian Paralympians have won two individual gold medals, two silver and three bronze. India failed to make an impact till the 2004 Games in Athens when Devendra Jhajharia, Javelin thrower, won gold and Rajinder Singh won bronze for powerlifting. Rajinder Singh Vikram Singh

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Farman won laurels for India at International Powerlifting Championship Bangkok At the Malaysia World Champion-ships for Para Olympians, he stood ninth in world ranking . In 2004 Athens Olympics he was ranked 10th in Powerlifting .

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“Negative approach is the greatest disability in the world” One who believes in himself, can move mountain If people with so many disabilities could achieve so much, what is stopping you from achieving what you want to do? Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. Quitters never Win and Winners never Quit.