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3 young men including Sriram and Sunder at work in the factory

Empowered, Independent Twin Entrepreneurs with Cerebral Palsy Make A Greener World

Sunder and Sriram are twins who were diagnosed with cerebral palsy when they were just 6 months old and who now run...
Jyotsna in a blue dress against a bright background of yellow, gree and red

Co-existence of Caregiving and Nourishing Oneself

Jyotsna Kumar talks about her caregiving roles - as a mother of daughter with Cerebral Palsy and as a daughter. With a...
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My Disability Took A Back Seat To Motherhood

Jyotsna Kumar, was living with Sensiro Neural Deafness. But the birth of her child with congenital heart defect and...

What does a mother of a disabled child want?

As part of International Day of Persons with Disabilty, we spoke to mothers of children with Cerebral Palsy, Down's...

Life Lessons From Parenting a Child with Disability

If you could go back to the day you got the diagnosis about your child, what would you tell yourself? What rules would...

Living with Cerebral Palsy: It's Only An Impairment

Sameer Chaturvedi, a post graduate in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics and currently a PhD researcher,...

"Disheartening To See People Feel Sorry For Me"

Karthik Chandrashekhar, who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when he was only two, talks about his personal life, his...

I Don’t Let Cerebral Palsy Stand in My Way

Says Chennai based 26-year-old Kumaran Kumanan, who is an author, a counseling psychologist, a PhD student, an avid...

I Am His Sister And He Loves me Only For That

On Fragile X Awareness Day, Avanti Balachander,18 shares her insights of living with her brother who has Fragile X and...

Son, Your Smile Means the World to Me

Chitra Iyer, mother of 18-year-old Shravan with autism, feels all her challenges and hardships melt away and every...

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