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Differently abled not disabled – Two books for children on this theme

  Ira Singhal, a differently-abled woman topped last year’s IAS exams and has become a youth icon for everyone, including people with disabilities. On the other hand, a differently-abled...

Integrating the Creative Arts in Therapy

“I think we want our kids to grow up to be people who can think outside of the box, be creative and innovators, sort of the forward-thinkers of our future. I think a way to inspire that is...

Are we Afraid of Diversity?

This blog post has been contributed by Deepa Garwa. “Mom, look at those kids, they don’t want Aarshia to play with them.” My son shook my arm while I was blissfully enjoying my book by the pool...

Understanding Children with Autism

I happened to meet my old friend last week who was just recovering from an accident. Due to the injury in her leg, she had gone through a surgery and got it fixed with help of steel rods. Now, she...

The Strength in Supportive Therapy

Children evaluated in the developmental paediatrics department are guided to a multidisciplinary therapeutic environment that usually involves one or more of these—physiotherapy, occupational...

Lessons from the Learning Disability Clinic

“Part of the problem with the word ‘disabilities’ is that it immediately suggests an inability to see or hear or walk or do other things that many of us take for granted. But what of...

How to treat CWSN? Learning from Maysoon Zayid

“If there is an Oppression Olympics – I would be a gold medalist. I am Palestinian, I am a Muslim, I am a female, I am a virgin, I live in New Jersey with Palsy.” – Maysoon...