Ways to increase height as an adult

While adults cannot do much to increase their height, they can take steps to avoid age-related loss of height

Ways to increase height as an adultSome people are unhappy with their height and wish they could be taller. Unfortunately for most adults, there is not much that can be done to increase height. After age 18, most tricks to increase height will not work, even with good nutrition and exercise. However, there are ways to appear taller and prevent loss of height, […]

Pune’s ‘Maitra’ to help mothers of special kids to relieve stress

Parenting a special child requires a lot of stamina and patience. Considering this, a social group in Pune has come forward and started conducting sessions for mothers of special kids for relieving their stress

Pune’s ‘Maitra’ to help mothers of special kids to relieve stress“Our lives revolve around our kids. Parenting of a special child is more challenging than that of a normal child. As human beings we also want change to refresh our minds,” said Neeta Bhatwdekar after the session for mothers of the special children arranged for the first time by Maitra a social group in Pune. […]

This coffee shop challenges the notion of disability

Today, the store employs 40 people with disabilities, as well as two managers who have degrees in special education. The team works like a well-oiled machine. All the profits from the coffee shop go to Wright's non-profit, Able to Work USA. But she's most proud of the bridges it's built in the community

This coffee shop challenges the notion of disabilityCoffee shops are cool, but in Wilmington, North Carolina, Bitty & Beau’s Coffee is known for its warmth. At the heart of the shop’s popularity is its unique staff: Almost everyone who works there has an intellectual or developmental disability, ranging from Down syndrome to autism to cerebral palsy. For many employees, it’s their first […]

This WhatsApp group ensures their members are never ‘Down’

Never Down with Down’s, which was started as a forum for communication for parents whose children have the condition, now connects 65 families

This WhatsApp group ensures their members are never ‘Down’When Neeta and Sandip (names changed) were expecting their second baby, their excitement was palpable. After their baby girl came along, they felt blessed. The young couple, however, knew something was amiss. Their joy turned into despair and enthusiasm into helplessness when they were told their baby had Down syndrome. Like Neeta and Sandeep, many […]

Down syndrome no disability for Sahil Baride

Baride was seven-year-old when his parents introduced him to swimming, initially it was to improve his physical strength, breath control and health but eventually this turned into his passion

Down syndrome no disability for Sahil BarideAn special Olympic swimming champion, whose presence of mind and courage has helped in saving many lives by preventing a fire accident, a music lover who also plays musical instruments, Sahil Baride is like any other young boy who has many dreams. It is true that this 25-year-old Andheri resident is living a happy life, […]