Assumptions: The Reason We Fail Our Special Needs Children

The year was 1836, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell challenged thousands of years of belief that women were not as smart as men. In...

Special Needs Parents: Are You Taking Your Marriage For Granted?

Close your eyes and go back in time. Picture your first few meetings with your spouse, the awkward eye contact, the skipping of the heart beat, the uninhibited...

Stupid Things To Say To The Parents Of A Special Needs...

  "Oooh! She is so adorable, so pretty," a voice raved, gushing about a toddler dressed in her fuchsia dress, walking her new found steps. "How old is she?"...

Everything You Want To Know About ‘Down Syndrome’

'Take it easy...its just an Extra Chromosome!!' I had a big smile, when I read this quote. Isn't it brilliant ? So simple yet so effective. So informative yet so...

You Are Not Alone – Few Words For New Mothers...

               Do you think life has been unfair and cruel to you? Do you feel that you were promised one thing and were...

Special Needs Parents: 6 Practical Ways To Stop Worrying And Start...

  I am not an expert on 'worrying', but I am a mother and that definitely establishes my expertise on 'Addiction Of Worry!' We all can say or do...

Dear Doctor, Get Sensitive Or Get Out – A Special Needs...

There comes a time in your life when you realise the things that matter and things that don’t. It is also true in context of disability. After the...

A truly inspirational story!

This piece of writing helped me immensely. When I was broke, sad and over stricken with grief, I used to read this and this used to give me lot of...

Does Your Doctor Need Some ‘Special Needs’ Sensitivity Training Too?

Does your doctor need some 'special needs' sensitivity training? Cause mine does. She is not a paediatrician (thankfully) but a paediatric cardiologist.  We had to meet her two...

Up Syndrome

                                     Somebody has rightly said "Life does not have to be perfect to...

Stop Pitying The Special Needs Parents!

It was a normal day, nothing unusual. Saturday afternoon, a visit to the nearby mall with both the children, where I was checking out the ‘to buy’ list...

The down syndrome creed !

My face may be different But my feelings the same I laugh and I cry And I take pride in my gains I was sent here among you To teach you to love As...