Special Need Mothers: Do You Have Wings?

  It all started with a simple question that I was asked on LIVE TV by the anchor (Yes, I want  to boast that I was on TV!). This...

Yes, She can Read! Mama floating in the air yet again!

Yes, she can read!                                                  ...

Is ‘INCLUSION’ Really The Answer For Children With Special Needs?

A dear friend and a fellow parent of a daughter  with Down syndrome always refers to ‘Inclusion’ as a ‘double-edged sword,’ explaining how in absence of good inclusion...

Special Reads For Special Needs: Our Reading Workshops And All That...

If you've been brought up with love for reading, you'd know how much it hurts when your child struggles with a book. When it is hard for them...

Adapting And Modifying An English Lesson For Special Needs

The first and most essential adaptation is determining what information is most critical for students to learn and adjusting the instructional emphasis of the program. Apart from this,...

This Special Little Girl Is Growing Way Too Fast !

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory” -Dr. Suess Nobody can understand this phrase better than a mother whose children are growing...

Is The World Finally Coming To Terms With Down Syndrome?

  I am not a judgemental person or at least I try not to be one. I also hate the sympathy cap or ‘I am better than you’ cap...

Special Needs Parenting Doesn’t Have To Suck!

Have you seen any old video of a special needs child or parents on youtube or vimeo? The videos of his/her  journey, the emotional music in the background,...

Why And How I Taught Reading To My Daughter With Down...

 For the longest time I remember, I have never said ‘No’ to a book that my son had asked to buy. I had introduced him to books way...

Oh My God! Am I Going To Look After My Special...

 This guest post is written by Kavitha Sivakumar. Kavitha currently lives in USA and has a son with Down Syndrome. She is working as a  CPA and is...

A Therapist Hitting The Child? Utterly Outrageous !

      Last week My daughter Aarshia came back crying from the school. I asked what's wrong but all she could tell me was some name I couldn't make...

Speech And Language Development Activities For Children With Down Syndrome

Recently I posted this video of Aarshia on my Facebook Page, rehearsing for a short speech which she had to present in her class the next day. To...