5 06, 2020

Educational abilities should not be the minimum requirements for living a normal life

In his famous 2011 TED talk about “Why dance class is just as important as maths class”, Sir Ken Robinson gives us a beautiful example of the importance of creativity in holistic development of an individual. He tells how people with a different paradigm of skills but are branded as learning disabilities can benefit from a creative outlet. Father Felix of CIMR has been [Read More]

18 05, 2020

The Right To Live A Normal Life

“My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things it interferes with. Don’t be disabled in spirit as well as physically.” - Stephen Hawking These words from Mr. Hawking sends a strong message to the special children, on how to live their life normally. He changed the way people thought about [Read More]

13 04, 2020

Conversations that Help

Talking to the special kids is an interesting and enriching experience. Finding out how they feel, what they want, their likes and dislikes can be difficult or nearly impossible when we communicate using normal methods. This acts as a deterrent to many individuals who choose to avoid interacting with special kids because of this reason. However, every individual should make an attempt to converse with [Read More]

12 03, 2020

The Inspired & the Inspirers

“Less Ability Does Not Make a Lesser Human Being” Below are few Indians who inspire us with their ability to overcome challenges. They reached heights beyond their struggles and made us proud. 1. Ravindra Jain Born visually impaired, Jain started singing at a very young age and took his passion to a new high when he joined the Indian music industry, becoming one of the [Read More]

7 02, 2020

JUJU – An extraordinary life in CIMR

Joy Mathew (Juju) is one of the students from Central Institute on Mental Retardation (CIMR) with Down-Syndrome. Juju has participated in the Para-Olympics Basketball competition which was held in Spain, 1992. In this competition, Juju was representing INDIA and was also a member in the Republic Day parade. Juju’s achievements were spread in many fields for the disciplined life, attractive personality, achievements in physical and [Read More]