intelligent mind in a disobedient body. This could probably be the best way to
describe the condition of Cerebral Palsy. What can make a difference in your life
when you have this condition as your normal state of being; how do you deal
with it, making life happy despite its odds? This book is a reflection of
Siddharth Jayakumar’s journey so far and his dreams to weave in further… Read
“Be yourself and
then the magic starts to love life!” “My
concept of patience is remembering how my mom had to wait nine years to see me
go to school, and another ten years to see me become a little independent and
then ten more to become fully independent!”- — Siddharth
“My Respects for this fighter who is the bravest man I have ever
met. His story is a must read for everyone to be truly inspired”
Dr Kiran Bedi,
India’s First Woman IPS Officer.
“As we look to instant answers to everything from love to
parenting, here is a book that tells us of love, perseverance & dedication.
These are universal feelings all can empathise. Special children are special
because they show you a life made of humane abilities. A must read for anyone
who wants to be inspired by a person & his whole support system of family
and friends that overcame & not overwhelmed at some of life's tough
questions. As parents we set expectations at every milestone. Here is a parent
who left no stone unturned to ensure Sid go that extra mile. Sid's mom Komala
has truly shown what strong belief and hope can do in a child’s life
My deepest appreciation”
World Chess Icon
is a banker by profession and he is a person with Cerebral Palsy. After passing
out from a special school to regular school, he completed his graduation in commerce
and went on to do his Masters in Economics. Professionally, he is India’s first
and World’s No 2 Certified Documentary Credit Specialist (from Institute of
Financial Services, UK) with CP and also holds many certifications in trade
finance and related areas of banking domain.
a National Award winner, Siddharth is an inspirational speaker. He loves to
speak on motivation, time/emotional/self management, and leadership, and has
been invited by top corporates and management institutes.. His audience
coverage is over 25,000 people and his global viewership is above six million.
the personal front, he lives in Chennai with his parents, wife and his son.
Raghunath, born in Eluru (Andhra Pradesh) is a versatile person — writer, poet,
reviewer, blogger, social activist and IT professional. Above all, she wants to
be called a good human being. With her focus on women empowerment, social
activism for the less privileged and community service and also in strategic IT
management experience, she was instrumental in many successful projects both in
the IT industry and social service. She bagged the EWIT Excellence award in
2008 and also in receipt of various awards and recognitions in her fields of
interest. Her passion is to network with people and travel. She has co-authored
the book After the Floods written by
Chennai Bloggers Club and her blogs at www.umasreeraghunath.blogspot.com.