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What are Repetitive Stress Injuries & How to Manage ??

Introduction: The incidence of occupationally induced upper and lower extremity disorders, often referred to as Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), has increased dramatically in the last decade, which may be because of a technology and industry driven life style. A number of prospective studies which conceptualize RSI as a complex biopsychosocial phenomenon framed within a chronic pain model offer some insights...

National Rural Livelihood Mission

Since the independence of India, poverty has been one of the crucial challenges for inclusive growth for the country to compete with the world. Access to formal finance by the poor is an essential prerequisite for poverty alleviation and sustainable development. A report published by the Rangarajan committee in 2014 claims that India has...

5 Principles to ward-off energy suckers. Dr. L. Govinda Rao

In my work life, most of the initiatives have as usual encountered criticism. Some are helping improve the implementation and some are only to create a dampening environment. I have learnt from the positive inputs and improved my knowledge. In case of pessimistic observations, I have learnt the art of putting these into dustbin....

Autism and Family Relationships

The ripple effect that happens when you have an autistic child is astronomical in terms of family dynamics. Parents, siblings, grandparents, and extended family members are all affected by autism,  the dynamics vary from family to family. Five main areas of family functioning are commonly affected. The degree of challenge may vary depending on...

Yoga for Children with Intellectual Disabilites.

Mental Retardation means a delay in mental development compared to others of the same age. A mentally retarded child learns at a much slower rate than a normal child. At maturity his/her capacity to understand and learn will be less than average. There are four general classifications of mental handicaps; mild and moderate are educable and go to school...

Tele-Rehabilitation : A New Dimension to Community Based Rehabilitation

Tele-Rehabilitation project - SAMBHAV is a dream project by Jan Vikas Samiti, Varanasi- Liliane Fonds and Groot Klimmendaal of Netherlands. The project “Sambhav” aims to capacitate CBR facilitators on rehabilitation diagnosis, making custom made treatment/rehabilitation plans and providing appropriate therapies to the children and youth with disabilities who are most in need in the...

Managing Children with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities During Lockdown

Due to corona pandemic, children with Autism and other special needs have been confined to their houses.Lack of engagement in regular activities can have an effect on children's functioning and can lead to increase in behaviour problems. To keep this in view, the following guidelines has been prepared, which can be practiced at...

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