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Things I Would Do Differently In Raising My Special Child

Sunita Mohanty, 48 from Bhubaneshwar shares her journey as a mother of a son on the autism spectrum, dealing with...
Major Fonseca in a white tshirt and black and grey striped sweater and Mrs Fonseca in a purple and white top

Parkinson's Changes The Life Of The Caregiver Too

While Parkinson's Disease affects the person who has been affected by the condition, it also changes the role of the...
A young boy in a white shirt sitting on a cream coloured plastic chair

Multi-disciplinary Interventions for A Child On Autism Spectrum - Video Case Study

A video case study of Om Pawar, a young boy who is non verbal and has intellectual disability and how he has benefited...
A young autistic boy on the left in a red shirt with his father in a striped blue and white shirt in a home balcony

Close Encounters with Autism: A Dad's Journey Of Coming To Terms

Ganesh Anantharaman reflects on his journey as a father of a teenager on the autism spectrum and coming to terms...
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"The Biggest Obstacle To Mental Health Care Is Shame"

Shambhavi,25 who was diagnosed with Bipolar Affective Disorder talks of her own fears and misconceptions about the...
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How A Headache Changed My Life: Coming To Terms With My Bipolar Diagnosis

Swati Agrawal on how her unbearable headaches eventually led to a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, coming to terms with...
Mamta Prasad, short haired head shot in an outdoor setting

"The Earth Is Bipolar And So Am I"

Mamta Prasad, who has Bipolar Disorder shares her journey with marijuana addiction, her use of art as a release and the...

The Doctor Dismissed It As Just Dry Cough And Delayed Her TB Diagnosis

Renee, 28 (name changed on request), who was diagnosed with Multi-drug resistant Pulmonary Tuberculosis talks of the...
Shaurya a young man with down syndrome in a blue shirt in front of his paintings holding a burger he sculpted

"I Like To Go Everyday, It's My Work Place"

‘I enjoy painting, I love bright colours specially Red’, says Shaurya who is the proud owner of the Banana Studio in...
A collage of pictures of Rohini showing her before and after weight loss

Losing Weight Is Not Easy But I Did It!

Going through the treadmill of work and life, Rohini Subramanian Katriar was jolted when the weighing scale tipped past...

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