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I know that. I know she’s always there for me. It’s because of her that I’m independent. Ambulatory albeit with crutches. And ambitious. She never let me pity myself. Never.
"Don't make a kid with Autism feel like a lab rat," says the author, "they are much more than 'autistic', and we should discard these labels."
A mother's account of how they had not realised that their son Mayur had autism and he had suffered as a consequence, but how they did everything they could for his better life once they knew.
Many of our movies portray persons with disability as mentally deficient and 'comic relief', but a few notable films have handled these issues with great sensitivity, and find a place in this article.
The acceptance that the author received from kids at a school for special needs that she visited on a CSR drive made her wonder about a lot of things we take for granted.
A chance accident paralysed her waist down, but she grew up to be strong woman who has never let go of her dreams. Meet Geet, India's first wheelchair-bound actor.
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