Problem: In India about 22 million people with disabilities exist (2001 census). 35% are children.
Often children with special needs are on wheelchairs but the infrastructure in our country is horribly designed with no ramps for the wheelchairs to move in residential or office buildings, restaurants, public transport or public spaces (this despite being a signatory to the UN charter – RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES since a decade).
The result is forced “house arrest“. The kid and the family have to take a lot of effort to carry wheelchairs around the place. If you strongly feel like solving this problem … You can.
Common man’s solution:
A Professional solution:
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Hi , Welcome to Yes! i am Special, India's 1st dedicated blog to help "Parents" of Children with Special Needs. I'm Rohan, an experienced Pharma Professional and father to God's most special Kid - Aaron. He has an undiagnosed muscular condition that till date hasn't allowed him to sit walk or talk. He inspired me to start this blog so that I can help other Parents in need of guidance in their Journey to manage their special children. In this blog I write to help parents improve their relationships that has been impacted while taking care of their child with special needs. I help them rebuild their social circle, overcome their fears and challenges in daily life and in the process bring some encouragement and fun back in their lives. You can read more about me at the Home page - About us SectionRead more about me!