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Cross the hurdles

The main objective of this site is to provide counseling regarding education, career and adjustment problems which the physically challenged have to encounter while dealing with their physical limitations and helping them in understanding their special skills and tapping their abilities Abha Khetarpal reports

education Updated: Feb 17, 2010 16:57 IST
Abha Khetarpal

Abha Khetarpal is physically challenged since the age of 3, for her its been more than 35 years that she has been affected by polio. Most people who face difficulties in this day and age, remain in their shell and they see no hope. Ms Khetarpal has taken up this endeavor to help such people. She has created a web site, with which she would provide free guidance and counseling. This is a huge step to help people who are differently abled but don’t know their strengths.

“I want to bring about some relief to those who don't know how to deal with the emotional trauma and insecurities when the life confronts them with rough challenges and tougher times.

Those who suffer from any physical defect, such as blindness, deafness or plegia(paralysis) or lameness may find hard to conform to the demands of their social environment.Such things make them more vulnerable to the feelings of threat and cause greater emotional instability thus affecting their personality patterns.”- Abha Khetarpal

Giving guidance and making the physically challenged understand their capabilities and acceptance of their limitations through various counseling techniques thereby helping them to lead a purposeful life.

Helping those with special needs in their vocational development.

Objective
The main objective of this site is to provide counseling regarding education, career and adjustment problems which the physically challenged have to encounter while dealing with their physical limitations and helping them in understanding their special skills and tapping their abilities.
crossthehurdles.com bring about some relief to those who don't know how to deal with the emotional trauma and insecurities when the life confronts them with rough challenges and tougher times.

Those who suffer from any physical defect, such as blindness, deafness or plegia(paralysis) or lameness may find hard to conform to the demands of their social environment.Such things make them more vulnerable to the feelings of threat and cause greater emotional instability thus affecting their personality patterns.

The site tries to help those with special needs in defining goals,specific to their conditions and suggest ways and means for their attainment.This can help them to give a forward momentum to their concept of self.

There is always a hope for a better life if we are mentally, emotionally and spiritually strong. If we are unable to do one thing that doesn't mean that we should have a feeling of worthlessness and get depressed about attaining our goals whether educational, vocational or of self reliance. It is always seen that hope for future achievements make immediate problems endurable.

Aim
Providing information about the various schemes offered by Govt and Semi Govt Organisations, International Agencies etc and information regarding educational facilities available to those with physical handicaps from time to time.

Helping them in personality development so they can shed the feeling of inferiority or inadequacy of any kind and thereby helping them to realize their competencies.

Trying to solve their adjustment problems, relationship problems and the development of the concept of self so that they stop labeling themselves as "disables".

Free counseling sessions either through mails or through live chats as and when required.

crossthehurdles.com providing services without any fees or charges.