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Impact Stories – Mathish

OP No: OP-223 Block: Tenkasi Block Name of the Child: Mathish Gender: Male Date of Birth: 09/08/2014 Father’s Name: Mr.Karuppasamy Mother’s Name: Mrs.Lakshmi Family & Social History: The parents of Mathish are Mr. Karuppasamy and Mrs. Lakshmi from Tenkasi. They are economically very poor and fall below poverty line. He was seen at one our

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Impact Stories – Siva Selvam

OP No: OP-508 Block: Melapavoor Block Name of the Child: Siva Selvam Gender: Male Date of Birth: 19/9/2013 Grandmother’s Name: Mrs.Radhika Family & Social History: Siva Selvam was born in a village Pavoorchatram. The child had a history of low birth weight and general developmental delay. His mother had a history of hypertension during pregnancy.

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Impact Stories – Siva Ram

At Age 4, Siva Ram screened positive for delayed development at an Anganwadi centre (pre-school) by one of ASSA’s Community Rehabilitation Workers during a screening camp. ASSA’s specialist team did an initial assessment in his home and they identified him as having an Intellectual and Speech Impairment and recommended that his parents enroll him into

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Impact Stories – Yuktha

Yuktha was born in a village called Ananthapuram in Tamil Nadu.  Her mother had a prolonged labour and Yuktha didn’t have a birth cry and was underweight.  However, she was discharged from hospital without any developmental follow-up.  At the age of 2, Yuktha was unable to stand unsupported, her legs appeared stiff and she didn’t speak. Her mother was concerned about her

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Impact Stories – Kamlesh

Kamlesh was born in a village called Vallam in Tamil Nadu. At the age of 2, Kamalesh was unable to stand. His parents were concerned about his child’s development, and consulted with the local doctor, who said Kamlesh would become “normal” with time. He was screened by one of ASSA’s Community Rehabilitation Workers at a

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