Autism and education

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MAR 31 – Each student should have an individualised education plan, and only a joint parent-teacher effort can help autistic children learn Fourteen-year-old Kastup Lamsal is an autistic child. He sits aloof, doesn’t communicate with his peers, and is sometimes hyper. Kastup’s mother Rachana, 43, a nurse by profession, found her second child was different […]

Tea-time tales

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MAR 21 – It’s a foggy morning in Lalbandi, Sarlahi, and I need my morning tea. I’d thought about ordering a cup at the hotel I’m staying at, but the people there have recommended Binod Kumar Shah’s place instead, which they say is around a five-minute walk away. Apparently, Shah’s tea stall is a required […]