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Personal Voices

Image: Anirudh, autistic young man sitting in a checked shirt and sitting on a green sofa and a green background

"Parents: Do Not Judge Or Assume Your Child's Capability Without Trying."

Anirudh Hattangadi is a 34 year old adult on the autism spectrum who works as an analyst, drives a four wheeler and...
Person with haemophilia, Vinay Nair in a brown kurta with his wife in a red and gold sari holding baby girl in green and white dress in arms

Children Would Refuse To Play With Him Because Of His Muscle Bleeds

The growing up years of Vinay Nair, 32, who has haemophilia, was largely marked with moderate or severe bleeding...
Image: Premroop Alva, male 34, black hair wearing dark glasses and a jacket, has haemophilia

Living With Haemophilia Can Be Managed Effectively

Premroop Alva, 42 lives with a rare hereditary blood disorder - Haemophilia condition. He has extensively worked...
Image: Stock pic of a man sitting depressed, holding his head, next to a window

Don't Be Escapist. Don't Be Angry

Jack (name changed to protect identity) is a 60 year old man in Singapore who struggled with reactive depression and is...
Image: A stock pic of a man running on a road in purple shirts, greyish-purplish t-shirt, red shoes

A Health Check Up Was His Lucky Charm

A year ago, Anand (name changed to protect identity) might easily have been any of the quiet pleasant young corporate...
Image; Shaila Bhagwat, who has Parkinson's Disease in a blue dress at a restaurant with plates of desserts in front of her

I Am Doing All I Can To Avoid Being Bedridden

Shaila Bhagwat, 67 has Parkinson's which affects her right-side. She makes every effort to remain independent and self-...
Image: Mr. Ramesh Thakkar who Has Parkinson's Disease with a spectacle framing his face and seated in a room

I Fought Hard to Save my Voice

Sometimes willpower can knock out even health adversities. As in the case of 72-year-old Rajendra M Thakkar, retired...
Image: A man facing the camera in a green outdoor setting, wearing sunglasses, travelling after Deep Brain Stimulation surgery

Belief In The Process And Faith In The Doctors Helped Me Overcome My Fear

Mr Hari Prasad, who underwent the Deep Brain Stimulation operation about 3 years back to stall growing symptoms of...
Image: Smiling woman wearing a sari looking at the camera tells her fibromyalgia story

Fibromyalgia is like having Flu Everyday

It was ad in a newspaper that familiarized Anju Gupta, 54, an Indian settled in Canada, to QiGong, a Chinese system of...
Image: Autistic adult Pranav in a suit with his mother in a red sari and gold border

"Give Feedback in a Polite Manner, Don't Criticize in Public"

Pranav Kumar Rajgopal lives on the Autism Spectrum and works as a Business Analyst. Read his interview with...

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