News  /  Published 06.07.22

Guidelines for groups working for disabled in West Bengal

Two groups in West Bengal, which work with individuals with disabilities, have published a set of guidelines for organisations active in the field. The guidelines, which include arrangements for prim...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Behala Bodhayan gives baking tips to persons with special needs

Behala Bodhayan has a food processing unit and a boutique, both of which saw a dip in sales during the pandemic. “But despite that we started the bakery unit because we have in-house consumptio...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar

Lifestyle  /  Published 10.04.22

Behind the label

Many years ago, I saw a young boy aged about eight-nine years, waiting in a supermarket queue with his mother, wearing a T-shirt, which had “I am Autistic” boldly printed on it. I was sta...
By J.R. Ram

People  /  Published 05.04.22

Upcoming autism care township seeks to help people on the spectrum, and their families

He adds that with millions of Indians on the spectrum, a lone institution won’t be enough to care for everyone, but it’s definitely a start “I have been through this journey as a par...
By Vedant Karia

News  /  Published 03.04.22

This Beleghata store aims to autistic individuals independent

A 20-year-old with autism typed out “I talk with my fingers”. Until July last year, Aratrik Dey could only express himself through gestures or single words and much of it got buried. Now,...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


News  /  Published 02.04.22

Autism Awareness Day: How the pandemic proved online early intervention and therapy works

Children on the autism spectrum suffered due to the lack of therapy during the pandemic lockdowns ...
By Agrima Tikader

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.22

Autistic students get smarter

Altogether 22 autistic students of Jeevan Jyoti School, Dhanbad a school for physically challenged and mentally retarded students, received a whole host of high end equipment support for improvin...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 01.03.22

Closure impact on social skills for special students in Kolkata

Students with special needs, many of whom go to dedicated schools or centres, are showing behavioural issues in classrooms, some of those who work with them said. In-person classes of the children ha...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 03.08.21

All about Flute Theatre

The author is an actor and professor at Christ University Bangalore ...
By Ninad Samaddar


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