Author Archives: Roobini Aruleswaran

Innovation from Disabilities

These pictures show personalities that we probably recognize easily. King George VI, British King during World War II; Albert Einstein, inventor of the theory of general relativity; Ray Charles, soul musician and singer; Ludwig Van Beethoven, German composer and pianist; Helen Keller, American author, political activist and lecturer; and Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, the phonograph, the motion picture camera (just to highlight a few of his 1093 patents). Yet, there is something that these personalities have in common – disabilities.

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