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Depression In Parents Of Children With Special Needs: How To Cope And Build Resilience

Parimal Pandit, Clinical Psychologist and Program Director, V-Excel Educational Trust Chennai describes the...
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"I Realized I Had A Lot To Offer The World"

Dr Divya Parashar Head of Rehabilitation Psychology at Indian Spinal Injuries Centre narrates what helped one of her...
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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...
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"Its Time For Film Characters That Survive Cancer!"

Cancer stigmas are often barriers for seeking diagnosis, as well as treatment and rehabilitation. Shubha Maudgal and...
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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...
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Look, I Can Surf The Seas Fearlessly!

Chinnappa Mathanda, a parent of a child with special needs and one of the people behind aSpecialWorld talks to...

Hippocratic: 18 Experiments in Gently Shaking the World

"Hippocratic: 18 Experiments in Gently Shaking the World" is a documentary movie that chronicles the journey of Dr M. R...

Canshala - Bringing School and Normalcy To Children with Childhood Cancer

Children who are out of town patients often miss school for months on end. This affects the child socially and...

A Kind Word Might Light Up Our Days

Yuna Angell, who has schizophrenia, advocates it is important to be empathic and sensitive to people living with mental...
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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...

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