The act reflects a paradigm shift in the way PWDs are perceived.
Pakistan lacks workable solutions when it comes to disability.
Pakistanis on the spectrum have little to no state support.
The perils of consanguinity are hardly recognised in Pakistan.
Most parents here haven’t explored the potential of sports.
Peace lovers from both sides of the border meet at this haven.
Corporal punishment is pervasive because of cultural acceptance.
A child-centred approach values children’s insights.
There’s no national policy for child welfare and development.
Bureaucracy has become subservient to the rulers.
Mental health sciences must be included in curricula.
The conditions in custodial settings are terrible in Pakistan.
Disturbing reports have emerged of children in institutions.
Recognition for this often misunderstood disorder is the first step.
Disability has always been seen as an aberration.
Disabled women languish in the darkest corners.
Rehabilitation for paraplegics here is practically nonexistent.
The disabled are absent from public spaces due to a lack of facilities.
Pakistani doctors know little about autism.
There should be a clear national agenda for skill development.