29 01, 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]

29 01, 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]

29 01, 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]

28 11, 2019

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]

28 11, 2019

Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam gifts horses to CIMR

As an expression of his concern for the special children, the former President of India Late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam gifted two Army horses to the Central Institute on Mental Retardation (CIMR). In 2007, the horses, Fairluck and Victor were formally handed over to Father Felix at the Rashtrapathi Bhavan and were brought to CIMR Trivandrum by the trainer Mr. Pradeep Kumar in an Army [Read More]