The COVID-19 lockdown has also brought it with a lack of access to the occupational and speech therapies for children who rely on these sources for basic functioning.
Lea Knakkergaard speaks about inclusivity in the gaming community and how she is a positive example for her neurotypical and neuroatypical students.
“I wanted to be a model because I love it and I like to pose for the camera.”
‘Many autistic people learn to ‘mask,’ disguising their natural body language to make those around them comfortable.’
“I don’t like Valentine’s Day…as it reminds me that the world is divided into a binary of the abled-bodied and people with disabilities.”
With an aim to spread awareness about Down syndrome, Pooja Khanna actively blogs about life with her daughter Norah.
Individuals with Down syndrome can go to school, fall in love and live a normal life.
“Sometimes, people assume that my whole life is about my disability.”
“The best thing for parents is to make sure they educate themselves as much as possible.”