Palak Vaidya is Nayi Disha Resource Center’s Everyday Hero!
Down Syndrome (also known as trisomy 21) is a genetic disorder. The presence of an extra chromosome 21 causes down syndrome. Delay in cognitive ability and physical growth and a particular set of facial characteristics are associated with down syndrome. (National Health Portal of India)
Palak was born with down syndrome. She is an exceptional and extremely inspirational individual. Highly motivated, talented and a happy-go-lucky girl is what describes Palak the best. In addition, Palak also enjoys to travel and dance.
With support, love and determination any child with special needs can shine. In this video, you will hear the story of one such child.
An accepting environment by her parents and friends motivated Palak to be independent and self-sufficient. Not only is she extremely close to her family but also shares a special bond with her father.
“Palak is the source of all the good in our life”- shares Palak’s father, Piyush
With the help of a supportive and inclusive family, Palak was able to pursue her education. She completed her hospital management. Moreover she is now working independently as an Assistant Manager in a hospital.
So, meet Palak and hear out the story of our everyday hero.
Also, check out Pranav’s story. He was diagnosed with Down Syndrome. He is a musician, photographer and also a swimmer.
If you have questions about Autism, Down Syndrome, ADHD, or other intellectual disabilities, or have concerns about developmental delays in a child, then the Nayi Disha team is here to help. For any questions or queries, please contact our FREE Helpline at 844-844-8996. आप हमें कॉल या व्हाट्स एप कर सकते हैं।
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