Lalita, a hearing impaired student from Deepalaya has proved that the DISABLED (as the world calls her) are actually DIFFERENTLY ABLED.
Lalita recently returned from S. Korea with a Silver and Bronze medals dangling around her neck. She not only made Deepalaya but whole India proud by winning the medals in Giant Slalom and Super Giant Slalom (Alpine Skiing) respectively in the World Winter Olympic Games- 2013.
Recently when her parents watched the movie Barfi in which Ranbir Kapoor played a deaf mute, they compared him with Lalita. When at a young age of 3, doctors proclaimed her DEAF; her parents kept her confined to the home. “Today she has not only stepped out of our home but has also gone beyond India”, says her mother, Malti.
Lalita’s family attributes this to Deepalaya Special Unit where she was enrolled a decade back. Lalita received speech therapy, special education and grew in confidence day by day. She was