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Dr.Mohan Kameswaran receiving the “Humanitarian Award”


The Centre for Disability Studies and Action, School of Social Work of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Brotherhood, Delhi in collaboration with Praangan, a Centre for Children with Special Educational Needs ...

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Positive Parenting


The Centre for Disability Studies and Action, School of Social Work of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Brotherhood, Delhi in collaboration with Praangan, a Centre for Children with Special Educational Needs ...

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Sixth National Conference on Inclusive Education


The Centre for Disability Studies and Action, School of Social Work of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai and Brotherhood, Delhi in collaboration with Praangan, a Centre for Children with Special Educational Needs ...

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A Model with Down's Syndrome Walks the Ramp


Persons with challenges are today determined to prove that they can be as good as anyone else, if not better. One more such example is Ms. Marian Avila from Spain. This 21 year old has always wanted to be a model.

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She Proved Them Wrong and Excelled Beyond Expectations


Ms. Rucha Shere takes her first sanskrit session with students from std. 8 in a Marathi medium school in Mumbai.As informed earlier, Ms. Shere has completed her Masters in Sanskrit from SNDT University, Mumbai

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TEDxGECT


Aswathi Dinil Sanker is a special educator from Kerala who saw the beauty in her path as a mother of a child with Down's Syndrome. She had the heart to empower a whole community of children and parents who had been ignored by society.

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IIDSC 2018 on Podhigai TV


IIDSC 2018 was an event to remember for everyone present. Down syndrome was celebrated and everyone was made to feel special. It was important to understand the various aspects of Down syndrome and this was what IIDSC 2018 did

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Down syndrome the Latvian perspective


Dr. Surekha Ramachandra, Presidrnt of the Down Syndrome Federation of India was invited to Latvia to speak at Riga by the Latvian Down Syndrome Association.

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Dr. Shaji Thomas John received best doctor award


Dr. Shaji Thomas John received best doctor award from health minister of Kerala ( he is the chairman of the down syndrome support group , Calicut, Kerala and patron of down syndrome federation of Kerala)

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Dr. Shaji Thomas John received best doctor award


The most important thing that is on every parents’ mind is the financial security for both themselves and their children. And if the child is one with special needs then the worries increase manifold.

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A Couple Is Clearing Misconceptions About Down Syndrome


A WhatsApp group named “Delhi Trisomy 21” managed by Ranjan Sharma, 50, a professional photographer, is no less than a beacon of hope for parents, whose children are diagnosed with Down Syndrome.

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Babli challenges notion about Down syndrome


When Babli was born with Down syndrome, her parents were told that she had no future.A diagnosis, mother Dr Surekha Ramachandran simply refused to accept.

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WhatsApp group is helping change views


Technology can help in breaking barriers and creating awareness about disabilities. Awareness is vital to dispel the social stigma about people with disabilities and their conditions.

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Impossible is Made Possible


There are people who redefine confidence. Alan Joseph a person with Down syndrome here talks to inspire

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Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar


Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar was the epitome of grace and beauty when she walked alongside a person with Down syndrome at an event in Brazil.

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The Voice of Down syndrome at the UN General Assembly


"Dr. Surekha Ramachandran created history when she spoke about "Genetic Culling" of persons with disability that exists in the world with special emphasis on Down syndrome.

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Railway Concession


Railways has been providing the differently abled with concessions as well as facilities from 2014 onwards.

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Raising the Bar


It is not often that a film celebrating persons with disabilities does so without romanticising the disability.

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Bridging the Gap - an Indo-Nepal initiative


Dr. Surekha Ramachandran and her team went to Nepal in a bid to bring about change in perceptions about persons with down syndrome.

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Cyclothon event at Ahmedabad


Under the aegis of Special Olympics Bharat, the Ahmedabad chapter organized a cyclothon for persons with Down syndrome. Children from various age groups participated in the program.

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A special Police Officer


This birthday, Sahil Singh from Lucknow got a gift that he would cherish all his life. He became the in-charge of the PGI Police station in Lucknow for 2 hours...

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Help knows no Barrier


When Vedashya, son of Ms. Rithika and Mr. Amit Kumar tomar was diagnosed with a hole in his heart, they did not know whom to appeal to. Vedashya is a baby with Down syndrome and the doctors at the Jaypee Hospital, Noida wanted the surgery to be done ASAP.

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