We celebrate this day with great zeal every year. This year was no exception. There was an array of programs to display and remind us of the untold sacrifices of the fighters of freedom, the patriotism of Indians and we filled the air with music that echoed the joys of freedom and patriotism. Continue reading
This was an experience I had around two years back when I was newly appointed in Asha Kiran as a staff member.
All the children travelling by the school bus would respond to my greeting each morning except this little boy with autism was sitting by the window on the last seat of the bus. Every time I greeted him he would look straight through me as if he was oblivious of my presence. This continued for a couple of weeks. Continue reading
As part of the “Good touch, Bad touch Training Program” which is done on a daily basis, the boys of preschool were specifically instructed, “Touching girls is not allowed. You should only shake hands.” Continue reading
We have all received gifts as children. As a child, the gift may not be of great value unless it is what the child longs for. This small incident tells us how important it is to give children what ‘they’ desire and not what ‘you’ desire to give them.
A teenage boy; his life has given him the challenge of depending on a hearing aid to hear and sign language to communicate. The desire of a helping hand was to gift him a hearing aid. It was given to him on one fine day. Continue reading