Spanish actor Pablo Pineda, the first European with Down syndrome to complete a university degree.

Read between the lines on myths about Down Syndrome: We love reading, comprehend it all

Many children with Down Syndrome have speech delays, making educators believe that their ability to read is mechanical and their comprehension compromised. Nothing could be farther from the truth, show new research findings. “ ’Twas the night before Christmas, and Harry Potter was in trouble. Dementors had already knocked out Sirius Black and were closing [...]

Disability is a social construct: let’s break it down!

What passes through your mind when you come across a person with an intellectual disability? Do you wonder how they/their family cope with it? Have you ever thought about how you will treat such a person? If you know a person with an intellectual disability, will you be comfortable inviting them to a party? What [...]

Here it begins!

Two days ago, 80 of us, from 12 different cities embarked on a month long challenge to step up to build more awareness and support for the cause of Intellectual Disabilities. We asked the participants to share what it was that they hoped to get out of this month engaging with this subject and here [...]

Welcome to Sarvodya!

It has now been a few months since my relocation from London to Delhi. I am asked often what prompted this unexpected move and now that I am here, what am I keeping myself busy with. So, I write this first blog to shed some light on just that for friends, old and new. For [...]