Name: KIRAN K S
Date of Birth: 20-05-1996
Disability: Mental Retardation and Physical Disability
His name “Kiran” translates to sunshine in Kannada and he truly lives up to his name. When you walk into Riya the first person to greet you with a broad smile and a loud voice will be Kiran.
Being a moderate mentally challenged child, he has immense skills to understand the surroundings and respond appropriately. Although he has difficulty in muscular movements, he has achieved all gross motor movements and few fine motor with sheer determination.
Since Kiran has joined Riya his progress has been tremendous. This has not only been the feedback by the staff but also something that was shared by his parents too. On his recent visit home, during a family get together his parents were proud to hear from their relatives about their son’s progress. He is a child with amazing determination to learn new skills. He likes spending time watching television, learning how to use the computers and since he comes from an agricultural background, his love for plants and gardening is immense. He loves being amongst people and interacting.
To sum it up, he is the life at Riya.