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...

Sexual Abuse: A Special Need Mother’s Worst Nightmare!

“Another girl of 5 years was sexually abused in a leading school by his cab driver.” It was just another news sitting in the left corner of a...

Shutting off ‘Down Syndrome’ gene-A Mother’s take !

I know this post can get me in a lot of trouble because one, I have never been a politically correct person and two this is a very...

More like you than different!

Attended a seminar on " down syndrome, (more like you than different )holistic approach"in chanakyapuri, new delhi. This was first of a kind in the capital and though...

‘My Sister’s Magical Dream’- A Story By A Sibling Of A...

In the journey to accept our special needs gift from heavens above, we generally forget that we have a 'typical' child, the one who is going through the...

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...

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,...

A Must Know App If You Are Teaching Reading!

Down syndrome or no down syndrome, reading is one skill we all parents want to instil in our children. Books being your best friend, it is something that...

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...

Why Indians Don’t Care About Disabilities Or Diversity!

Mom, look at those kids, they don’t want Aarshia to play with them.” My son shook my arm while I was blissfully enjoying my book by the pool...

A Wonderful Start To The New Year; Girl With DS Donates...

When I first read about Karishma on Natalie Hale’s page, I was speechless. She is extremely beautiful and quite a composed young woman and it was not the...

9 Activities To Improve Speech In Children With Down Syndrome

Communication and speech remain one of the most delayed milestone for children with Down Syndrome. The desire to communicate and being understood by others is inherent in all...