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August 22 2020 7 22 /08 /August /2020 18:10

Covid times - The new normal
The pandemic has thrown us all into a state of complete chaos. For you and me, as “typically” functioning individuals, the pandemic has upturned and rocked our lifeboat, leaving us in a state of constant anxiety. I need not elaborate further; you know...
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June 4 2020 5 04 /06 /June /2020 19:13

Covid times - We march on !
The age of COVID-19 has got us locked in our homes not just as a nation but as a global community. We are all experiencing the threat of the pandemic, but at different levels and varying degrees. For some, it’s a feeling of constant anxiety, for others,...
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April 25 2020 7 25 /04 /April /2020 15:19

COVID times - our mission continues
These truly are uncertain times! The entire nation has been under government mandated lockdown for the past 30 days or so, and so have we at Handimachal! As Pediatric Therapists, our hearts go out to the children we treat and their families. Although...
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September 26 2019 5 26 /09 /September /2019 23:58

“Understand all hearts, disable the label” - An event promoting disability awareness.
Although Social awareness and acceptance of people with disabilities starts at home, since we live in a society, the general public is an excellent target population to promote knowledge, understanding and acceptance of children with special needs. The...
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September 22 2019 1 22 /09 /September /2019 22:36

Celebrating World Physiotherapy Day at Handimachal Therapy Centre (8 September 2019)
Parents play a vital role in a child’s life. Children are gifts to be cherished by parents, but they come with challenges and sacrifices, especially for parents of a child with special needs, as their requirements and challenges are unlike, and far exceed...
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September 10 2019 3 10 /09 /September /2019 00:03

Speak life - a workshop on speech therapy at Handimachal, 31 August 2019
Oh! The joy two parents of a child have when they hear their sweet little angel utter the words, “Mama” or “Dada”! The love which was already so abundant seems to overflow and outpour from them into their precious ones’ heart! The baby babbles may seem...
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August 14 2019 4 14 /08 /August /2019 23:16

Handimachal Independence Day 2019
While the Indian nation was preparing for the celebrations of the 73rd anniversary of its Independence, the Handimachal team organised today a special event to celebrate and entertain our young "freedom fighters" - our dear children who, every day, have...
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July 14 2019 1 14 /07 /July /2019 15:48

Neurology and psychology camp at Handimachal - 5 July 2019
On 5 July 2019 a team of 12 certified neurofeedback practitioners, led by Dr. B. Sai Kiran Kumar, Consultant Neurofeedback trainer BCIA, USA, visited the Handimachal Therapy centre. The purpose of this camp was to facilitate and to attend to the need...
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March 30 2019 7 30 /03 /March /2019 18:04

Handimachal is turning a page, the story continues!
Today we said goodbye and good luck to Rekha Thakur and Shruti More, who had been working for 5 and 7 years respectively with Handimachal, and very lately expressed their wish to leave the programme. The page is being turned, but this incredible adventure...
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October 28 2018 1 28 /10 /October /2018 17:05

Flash mob in Kullu - Raising awareness on disability issues - Dussehra 2018
On 21st October the Handimachal team, scouts of the Himalayan Rovers Open Crew group, friends and parents took benefit of the wide audience provided by the Dussehra festival in Kullu to participate in a flash mob with the view to increase awareness on...
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