Navigation Links
Distressed Couple Assists Parents Of Mentally Challenged Kids

The years have not lessened the pain of losing their mentally challenged daughter Ammi but have spurred Ashok Trivedi and his wife Meenakshi to run free counselling// sessions here for parents whose children are similarly afflicted.

The Trivedis were shattered when seven-year-old Ammi died in 1997. They had tried their best to save her, but nothing helped. After her death, the couple decided to help other mentally challenged children by sharing their hardships and experiences with their parents.

Trivedi and his wife have been holding free counselling sessions and training programmes in the city for all such challenged children and their parents for the last eight years.

'Each mentally challenged child reminds us of our daughter. We want nobody to undergo the pain that we suffered. But you never know what is destined for you, so all we can do is to make efforts. And we are doing it,' Trivedi told IANS.

'The passing away of our daughter left us in great distress and loneliness,' he said. We give free advice on the basis of our experiences.

Sometimes, hearing the pathetic situation of some of the parents makes it very difficult to control our emotions, especially as we too have faced a similar situation, he said.

He runs the training programme with the help of wife Meenakshi and their two children Mohita and Akshay. Meenakshi's long association with several local centres for mentally challenged children has been a great help, said Trivedi.

The training sessions are run generally on Sundays. 'It is not like any class room teaching. We train the children while playing with them, because if you want to help them in any way then you will have to see the world with their eyes,' he said.

He cited the example of one such child Ranu who due to her mental retardation could not move her limbs and palms.

We told her to play the character of a fish in order to get rid of her problems, said Trivedi.

She now pretends to swim like a fish, which makes her stretch her limbs and palms. The results are positive, he said.

The Trivedi family also runs an awareness campaign on mental retardation of children.

--Edited IANS
'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. New York- A haven For the Distressed or a Source of Distress?
2. Couples in Britain can have “designer” babis
3. When A Prince Chose To Help Indian Couple
4. Couple infected with HIV marry in Kerala
5. Wound Healing Found To Be Slower In Couples Who Fight Often
6. Doctors Advice A Couple Of Pegs For The New Year
7. Shortage of NHS funds: Many Couples Denied Infertility Treatment
8. Courting Couples Use Valentine’s Day Threat to Their Advantag
9. Couples To Swap Kidneys In Chicago
10. Sleeping Position Speaks A Lot About The Couples Relationship
11. Gender Equality among Older Couples Plays a Vital Role in Their Sex Life
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/23/2017)... , ... March 23, 2017 , ... ... training program owned and organized by HMP Communications Holdings, LLC, today announced that ... physicians within its nationwide network of wound centers interested in becoming Certified Wound ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) , ... March 23, ... ... services firm serving the families and businesses of the greater Fort Collins area, ... charity campaign in their ongoing community involvement program. Donations to this worthy cause ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... , ... After raising more than $1.135 million ($1,479,231 AUD) from nearly 20,000 ... in crowdfunding history, has established a U.S. Headquarters in New York City, FaceCradle USA, ... “We’re excited to be operating on U.S. shores, where most of our initial crowdfunding ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... ... conference will prominently feature 150+ Hospital and Health System Executive Speakers including: , ... 43rd President of the United States of America: George W. Bush , ... the Ring: Sugar Ray Leonard , JD, Chairperson, McGuireWoods LLP: Amber McGraw Walsh ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... 23, 2017 , ... Sharon Kleyne, host of the nationally syndicated radio program, ... VoiceAmerica, recently talked on her program about how she is looking forward to World ... of an important distinction. World Water Day, Kleyne pointed out, is an occasion for ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017   BioSpace , ... resource, has partnered with Indiana Biosciences Research Institute ... organizations and educational institutions to bring the state,s ... first-ever BioIndiana Hotbed map, an artistic representation of the ... was presented to Vice President Mike Pence , ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... , Mar. 23, 2017 Research and ... Devices Market 2017-2021" report to their offering. ... The global oxygen therapy devices ... 2017-2021. The report, Global Oxygen Therapy Devices Market ... inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 23, 2017 A research report by ... expected to reach USD 7.2 billion by the end of ... is a procedure in which a sample is preserved prior ... analytical procedures since the methods are often allowing repeated testing. ... the most shared procedures in the lab. In many life ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: