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Protecting Children With Disabilities from Sexual Abuse

Personal safety and sexuality education is critical for children and young individuals with Intellectual disabilities,...
Image description: The team of people with intellectual and development disability who operate Cafe Arpan, a Juhu Mumbai snacks cafe

We Love Making Cold Coffee and Garam Chai

This one of a kind café in Mumbai provides employment opportunities to adults with developmental and intellectual...
The I Support Foundation

Helping Restaurants Welcome Persons With Disabilities

I Support Foundation tries to make cafes and restaurant visits a hurdle-free experience for families of persons with...
Minu Budhia and Preeyam Budhia with the team at ICanFlyy a special needs cafe

Every Little Step, Every Drop In The Ocean Counts

Minu Budhia and daughter Preeyam Budhia, co-founders of Café ICanFlyy in Kolkata, a café which employs individuals...

Narrative Therapy and Its Benefits To Families

Raviraj Shetty, a lead Therapist, Supervisor and Project Manager at Ummeed Child Development Center talks about his...
Onir talks about the Indo-Australian film on Down's Syndrome Raising the Bar

This film is about Loving and Accepting Diversity in Society

Raising the Bar, an Indo-Australian documentary, is a lively, cheerful narrative on Down syndrome and has won many...

Becoming Better Learners with Dance Movement Therapy

Tripura Kashyap, founder-director of Apoorva Dance Theatre in Bangalore and one of the pioneers of Creative Movement...

Are We as a Community Failing Special Needs Families?

The recent incident of a mother in Bengaluru flinging her disabled child to death has stirred many reactions and caused...

A Friendship Haven for Parents and their Children with Special Needs

Mitr is a vibrant community centre in Chennai for parents who have children with special needs, where you can bond with...

Treat a Person with Disability as a Regular Employee

Mrs Neera Chawla, Director of Muskaan, an NGO which strives to empower adults with disabilities, talks about their...

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