Be it decorating, playing garba, dandiya or dressing up, our children and adults with deafblindness are leaving no stones unturned! Here’s a glimpse of the enthusiastic Navratri celebration at our unit in Ahmedabad. The undying spirit of these energetic children and adults with deafblindness grooving to the tunes of garba is quite exemplary. They danced their heart out with nothing to divert their focus from the all the fun around. Make way for the Garba Express… Smiles all ar...
The first time I visited Sense India was a reality check. I remember waking up that morning being irritable about my room being untidy. I had to attend the opening of Sense India’s Mumbai centre but with other things occupying my mind, I really didn’t think too much about what the centre was for. When I finally reached Navi Mumbai, at Sense India’s deafblind centre, everything changed. Read on to know how. “Deafblind children” – sounds heart-breaking ye...
Sense India and Sense International responded to the announcement from The World Health Organization that the recent cluster of microcephaly and other neurological abnormalities linked to the Zika virus outbreak, predominately in Latin America, constitutes a “public health emergency of international concern.” WHO Director General, Margaret Chan, called Zika an “extraordinary event” that required a global co-ordinated response. Sense India and Sense Internatio...
Dreams are funny. Some only come when you’re asleep and some don’t let you sleep. Some are so abstract that it’s hard to explain them logically to others. Hey, don’t go yet! I am making these statements because I want to tell you a story and I promise when you reach till the end you’ll be glad you read it. As is the natural course of life, adolescents turn into adults and when adolescents in our deafblind programmes turn into adults, alongside other training, we st...