I Never Knew Two Teeth Could Hurt Me So Much: A...

When you have a child with special needs, you become prepared for the journey ahead and soon start believing that you know it all and have embraced it...

Changing The Perception Of Children With Down Syndrome

Yesterday, I was invited to speak at National Conference On Down Syndrome. It was not just an honour but was an opportunity for me to address my fellow...

Priceless Summer Fun For Children With Special Needs!

One hot June afternoon, summer vacations,  bored children and an out of wits mama might be the story of every house but when creativity strikes ( or is...

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...

Special Need Mothers – Have Great Expectations !

There are certain incidents in life that you never forget. And for a mother of a child with special needs such incidents are more than many. The milestones...

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

Yes, she can read!                                                  ...

#WeTheParents – Normalcy Is A Special Need

From the minute you are told that you are going to have a baby, you create that idea of ‘perfection’ in your heart and mind! And you live...

Let me tell you a story today..!

“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”- Phillip Pullman   Story telling is an art and I believe it comes naturally to all...

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...

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...

Changing The Perception Of Special Needs Through Makeover: Down Syndrome Special

Guest Post: After our last post about ‘Changing the perception of people with special needs through makeover’, went viral, we requested ‘Nerida Lamprill' to write another post for us....

Sex Ed And Your Child With Special Needs: A Practical Guide...

“We brought you from the hospital!” this was the answer one of my ex-colleague gave to her then 4 year old son, when he asked  “where did he...