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How Karthikeyan started a farm in Tamil Nadu to transform the lives of hundreds of intellectually-challenged youth

The Foundation situated in Villupuram, is an inclusive society where all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are respected, valued and have choices to lead a holistic and dignified

Published on 5th July 2020
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Why online education is not the way forward for a child with learning disabilities

Parents, teachers and experts tell us that children with disabilities find it extremely difficult to cope up with online education

Published on 11th June 2020
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Here's how Puducherry start-up Vaahan is making car travel easy for the differently-abled with their Caruna seats

The mechanism in the Caruna seats sense the obstacles on the car and makes sure that the hands, legs don't hit anything. It brings the passenger and the seat out of the door completely

Published on 8th June 2020
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Meet the mentally challenged Kerala woman who stitched 1000 masks and gave it to Shailaja Teacher

Raji Radhakrishnan handed over the masks to the Kerala Health Minister, two days back. This is her story

Published on 25th April 2020
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Meet the IAS officer who set up a 24x7 helpline for the differently-abled to get counselling, meds in TN

Tamil Nadu's Department of Welfare of the Differently-abled has come up with a 24x7 helpline to assist the differently-abled during the lockdown and are handling up to 3000 calls every day

 

Published on 15th April 2020
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This 14-year-old Kochi boy with Down Syndrome donated his entire pension to the CM's Relief Fund to help fight COVID-19

Irfan Sakeer handed over the cheque to the Ernakulam Collector S Suhas on Saturday. He is a student of Vimukthi Special School

Published on 13th April 2020
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World Autism Day: What's life in a lockdown like for people with autism?

Vidya Anand, whose 15-year-old has autism, shares how the lockdown affects their mental state and the challenges of creating a sense of routine and normalcy

 

Published on 2nd April 2020
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World Autism Awareness Day: How this Puducherry school uses technology to make learning easier for their students

Chitra Shah of Satya Special School tells us how and why technology can help autistic children in communication and in their daily routine

Published on 2nd April 2020
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This special educator discusses upsides and downsides of tech while teaching an autistic child  

A Kochi-based psychologist and special educator with more than two decades of experience, Seema is also the co-founder of an advocacy group called Together We Can

Published on 2nd April 2020
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Being Anjan: This Kerala artist never let cerebral palsy get in the way of his colourful story

We trace the life of Anjan Satish, the differently-abled artist who managed to build the most promising career out of sheer passion for his art — despite having to cope with cerebral palsy

Published on 19th February 2020
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Born with Down Syndrome, Aditi Verma's culinary journey is your daily dose of inspiration

We talk to Aditi Verma to trace her journey so far and the hard work that went into establishing Aditi's Corner in Mumbai. Combined with her gritty story, the good food is what draws people here

Published on 20th January 2020
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Tour de Yogi: Three youngsters are cycling from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to teach Isha Hatha Yoga in govt schools for free

Ajay Mani, Shivanga Solberg and Annie Liebman started their spiritual journey in September this year and hope to complete their mission in October 2020, after impacting as many children as possible

Published on 4th December 2019
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Facebook and FaceApp to help hearing-impaired Geeta find her family, 4 years after she came from Pak

So far 24 families have made their claim on Geeta and many among them have unsuccessfully undertaken the DNA matching test

Published on 28th October 2019
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World Dyslexia Day: How the MDA has used tech to transform the lives of dyslexic kids

Dyslexia is far more prevalent than most people think. The Madras Dyslexia Association has been working relentlessly for the last three decades to help dyslexic children lead better lives

Published on 4th October 2019
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This Kerala social enterprise is all about integrating special needs students into the mainstream

We speak to the founder of Oorjja about integrating special needs students into the mainstream

Published on 11th September 2019

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