This blog has always been about Ramam. It has been about our interactions, joys and struggles with him. I now want to embark on a slightly different journey.  My blog has mostly been about personal anecdotes but this time around I would like to interlace it with my readings on the net, research a topic
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No routine transfers for govt staff with autistic kids NEW DELHI, Nov 17, 2014, DHNS: Central government employees who have autistic children will not have to face routine transfers any more.Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh on Monday took the decision to include autism in a list with the Department of Disability, after the
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The shoot out at elementary school has left me with a sense of despodency, grief, anger. A post on this blog is doing the rounds http://anarchistsoccermom.blogspot.in/2012/12/thinking-unthinkable.html My heart goes out to Adam Lanza mother.  There might have been many moments in her life when she must have been concerned for his future and  pondered over the now ubiquitous question
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I had written this article for the newspapers, post the movie Barfi. It never got published. One paper was kind enought to send me a reply stating that articles written only by the staff are published. So here it is , by default for my discerning readers :)-. It may be a little outdated , but
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How do they do it? Ramam has had a disturbed sleep last night, has a bad knee injury, cold,…… He is going thru a bad phase of constipation. He went late to school, but despite , rather inspite of all this , he has gone smiling with a cheerful bye – bye. I wish he
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Following my heart . Here I am talking about the  to- do list that has been in the making for a long time. It is a  list  that would put me first ,ahead of everything, a list that would probably give me something to look forward to everyday , a to- do list that has
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A friend of mine called me up and told me about this article in  The Hindu Metro plus today’s edition. The chefs of Hotel Sheraton have been creating mouth watering GFCF receipes for the students at V-excel educational trust. For those of you who have not heard of V-excel, the school handles CP and autistic
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On the occasion of the world Autism Awareness day, I  thought it would be befitting to post a transcript of Prof. Abdul Kalam’s speech that he delivered at SPJ Sadhana School for the Mentally Challenged. There is a short poem of his and inspiring stories of parents who have handled their children s’ disabilities admirably well.He says every autistic child is a spiritual challenge to
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A massager can be a good buy depending on the child’s requirements. With Ramam we find it an effective way to keep him occupied for 15-20 minutes. He enjoys massage and sits quietly thru it. It is also a good time to talk to him as he is also listening to you at the same
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Technology plays a major role in the lives of our kids.More on this on my husband’s blog http://techaids4autism.blogspot.com/.Wishing all readers a very happy festive season.

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