Coach Ravinder – Run with Me Foundation

Coach Ravinder – Run with Me Foundation

I first met Coach Ravinder at one of his runs three years ago. I had attended running events in the past and they were usually chaotic and disorganised. It was the first time I had experienced a well-thought out event with a delicious meal at the end. Coach Ravinder...
Terminology from ‘viklaang’ to ‘divyaang’, a journey

Terminology from ‘viklaang’ to ‘divyaang’, a journey

Changing terminology from ‘viklaang’ to ‘divyaang’ alone does not end the discrimination, the barriers, faced by the differently-abled while participating in the country’s economic and social life. We don’t know everything about their struggles in the ‘civilised’...
Apple Throws Support Behind Disability Emojis

Apple Throws Support Behind Disability Emojis

When leading brands of today take a stand on something social, it creates an impact. Making the news is Apple, the tech giant. Apple has issued a proposal this month calling for 13 emojis showing people using manual and power wheelchairs along with other special...
Hichki, a hard hitting movie

Hichki, a hard hitting movie

Bollywood is finally touching upon the subject of disability with a fresh perspective. One such recent movie starring #RaniMukerji, talks about #TouretteSyndrome, a neuropsychiatric disorder. Hichki is about a character played by Rani Mukerji who wants to be a teacher...
“ASD and Me”, a game to understand Autism

“ASD and Me”, a game to understand Autism

There have been many innovations that help autistic people grow and learn in the society. And Hamish Finlayson, a 13-year-old Australian boy, happens to be one of them. Hamish’s latest game, ‘ASD and Me’ aims at helping people understand autism...