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Personal Voices

I overcame rejections till I got a Banking job I wanted

Siddharth Jayakumar has Cerebral Palsy but did not want a data entry job. He loves to work in an office and interact...

Mummy's Gift of Dying Well at 100

With India’s ageing population increasing and the wish of most dying people to live their last few days happily at home...

From relentless mockery to the safety and mobility of a wheelchair

Chennai-based Aarthi Sampath was diagnosed with Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy, a progressive wasting of the muscles...

Raising a Child with Autism to be Independent

Parents of Vinamra, who has mild autism disorder, always made it a point to remember that their son can lead a happy,...

Life will only get you down if you focus on the negatives

61 year old Mdm Ruhaya is lovingly referred to as ‘sayang’ by the nurses here at KDF. With a characteristic twinkle in...

Celebrating Life’s Every Triumph Together – Fang Zhi’s Invisible Disability

All parties play a part in enabling a child with special needs - the system, parents, the public, as well as the child...

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Bulldoze your Illness

Thirty five year old Deepthi Sudhir Nair, a person with Myasthenia Gravis, rings in 2017 with five heartfelt pointers...

My Son Taught Me To Be Less Judgemental

Janet Wong (52) from Singapore has had to deal with Selective Mutism in her son from an early age, but she wishes she...

My Mother’s Hairdresser: Dementia friendly or not?

A touching account of how a local hairdresser volunteered to help, when others refused, to give my mother, who lived...

How I Survived Severe Depression

Shubhrata Prakash, an officer with the Indian Revenue Service currently on sabbatical in Bangkok, went through a very...

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