Parent of a boy with Down syndrome which made me learn about DS and other special needs like Autism, ADHD, LD,CP.Through my organisation AIKYA Foundation trained several hundreds of children and parents. advocated through satellite TVs and print media, Facebook, blogs, twitter,authored books on Autism, ADHD.Presented papers at Nationational and International conferences organised EXPOs, sports as part of advocacy program. Formed parents associations and self advocacy groups. Special educator with 25 years of experience, established many schools, hold important positions in organisations serving people with disabilities, nominated member of Welfare board of Government of Tamilnadu, India.
Parvathy Viswanath is very active in social media,has created face book page and for AIKYA, founded by her which serves people with special needs and their parents. She has created FB pages, groups for her Lions club, for her various portfolios in lions movement and popularizes the activities,creates awareness on various issues, reaches community. — Deepak
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