[AI] Paralysed man in Pak uses nose to host website
harish at accessindia.org.in
Tue Mar 4 11:31:46 EST 2008
I do know of a person with similar type of disability at Bangalore who is
paralysed below his neck.
He uses the keyboard by keying with a small piece of stick in his mouth.
----- Original Message -----
From: "renuka warriar" <erenuka at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2008 6:14 PM
Subject: [AI] Paralysed man in Pak uses nose to host website
> The Hindu News Update Service
> News Update Service
> Monday, March 3, 2008 : 1620 Hrs
> Paralysed man in Pak uses nose to host website
> Islamabad (PTI): A 22-year-old paralysed Pakistani has hosted a website --
> keying in its contents with his nose -- to encourage people with
> never to give up.
> "My name is Waqas Ahmed. I was born in 1985 and soon realised that I was
> not able to use my hands and my legs the way other people could," Ahmed
> on his website waqasonline.com.
> "I accepted this challenge and started using the computer with my nose. I
> worked hard day and night to become something.
> "I have now completed my diploma in e-commerce, and now I am a web
> designer and developer," wrote Ahmed, whose lower middle-class family
> moved from Balakot
> in the North West Frontier Province to Lahore to help him have a better
> Ahmed was a normal child till illness struck him when he was five years
> old and disabled him. Ahmed, who was never admitted to school and is
> self-taught, now intends to host a special section for the disabled on his
> "I want people with disabilities not to give up hope," said Ahmed, whose
> speech is difficult to comprehend. "If I can do it so can anybody else."
> Rana Taiyab Arfani, a 55-year-old visually impaired man, has already
> signed into the special section for people with disabilities.
> But Ahmed's website is not his only passion -- he spends a lot of time
> gardening and likes travelling too.
> "I get seeds of different flowers and sow them in a small plot in front of
> my house," he wrote on his website. "Whenever I get tired or become sad, I
> in the company of these attractive flowers."
> To unsubscribe send a message to accessindia-request at accessindia.org.in
> with the subject unsubscribe.
> To change your subscription to digest mode or make any other changes,
> please visit the list home page at
More information about the AccessIndia