Assistant Professor of Sociology
Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata
Having consented to writing a blog, I was faced with the dilemma of where to begin…….with a lot of thought I decided to take the devil by its horns – how to define disability?
Blog by Dr. Samuel N Mathew
Executive Director, National Institute of Speech & Hearing (NISH), Trivandrum
Director, Regional Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (RIPMR), Irinjalakuda
I come across a lot of parents of children with disabilities. They come to meet me as their children may be students at NISH either in the early intervention programs, students in degree classes, customers who come to the clinics or it could be people who come for advice.
Dr. Nirmala Srinivasan, ACMI, India
Disability activist and Ashoka Fellow
The theme of “Living with schizophrenia” is important, but to me dying with schizophrenia is just as important.
Senior Software Engineer and Faculty, NISH
I am currently working as a Faculty in Computer Science at NISH, where I teach the deaf students who undergo the BSc (Computer Science) (HI) course. I came to NISH in 2001 and I am still working here.