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Developed News Story of Pakistan’s Wasi born with deafness

I had found a way to connect with my brother as he learned how to communicate with me

Wasi was born to our family of deaf individuals – parents with deafness and three deaf brothers. As a result, at the time of his birth, we assumed he too was deaf.

At three, Wasi couldn’t speak or move. He wouldn’t play like any other child. This got us highly concerned. His life changed when we found out about the Karachi Down Syndrome Program (KDSP). With the interventions and support they provided, Wasi has made substantial progress. The most heartening progress has been in terms of Wasi’s interaction with people in our family. I had found a way to connect with my brother as he learned how to communicate with me. I see a marked improvement in Wasi’s health as well.

As someone unable to move for the first three years of his life, it warms my heart to see him walk, play, use a mobile phone and ride a bicycle. Karachi Down Syndrome Program (KDSP). With the interventions and support they provided, Wasi has made substantial progress. The most heartening progress has been in terms of Wasi’s interaction with people in our family.

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