Miqdad Sibtain

Miqdad Sibtain

A PR professional who has previously worked with Red Cross in Manila, Philippines. He tweets @MiqdadSibtain (twitter.com/MiqdadSibtain)

Facing disabilities: Until we do something about it, no one will

Having a disability does not necessarily make you worse off; it simply means you have to do things differently. However, it is sad to say, our society is plagued with ignorance when it comes to meeting the needs of mentally or physically challenged people. A blind eye is turned towards the needs of these people and because of this ignorance we do not realise the fact that most of the public places lack the basic necessities, such as ramps, integral for the physically challenged. Apart from this, very few schools exist for children with developmental delays. In a social setup like this, it is ...

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