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Personal Voices

I never wanted my mother to go into a dementia care home

Carol D’Souza, a consulting psychologist, recounts her mother’s advancing dementia and how she and her family made...

You are the one, my special educator

- By Seema Lal, a school counsellor and life skills teacher and a child rights activist at TogetherWeCan You...
Spinal Tumour patient Deepa Malik first ever paraplegic Indian biker, swimmer, car rallyist, entrepreneur on a wheelchair

From Spinal Tumour Patient to Wonder Woman

Three spinal tumour surgeries could not stop Deepa Malik from being the first ever paraplegic Indian biker,...

I fought breast cancer and won

Says Shachi Marathe, 30, eight years after their unnerving encounter. Her experience.  Age 22, File Number...
Parkinsons patient Merwan Zend in front in a light blue shirt and hat walking in front supported by another young man in a darker blue shirt

"Parkinsons Will Not Have Me"

Meet Mr. Merwan Zend, first patient member of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder's Society of India to run the...

It is important to talk to people with dementia

Talk to your loved one with dementia; talk to others in your shoes, says Melissa Chan, founder of Project We...

Care for the Caregiver

Maya Ramachandran shares her experience as a caregiver to her parents and the learnings she drew from this....

Yoga helped me when I developed Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Says Cindy Payne, who fought against the nerve-damaging autoimmune condition with yoga. I took my first yoga...

Do not assume a person with a disability needs your help

Says Hans Dalal, who has not let cerebal palsy get in the way of his independence and dreams. The tiger conservationist...

When therapy harms instead of healing

In India, child therapy takes place behind closed doors without any parental supervision or social regulation. Are...

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