Ali Raza, 14 years old was brought to the hospital of PSRD when he was 7 years old. He was diagnosed with Spondylo Epiphysical Dysplosir (Congenital). Keeping in view his regular and long treatment, he was given admission in the PSRD High School to get education simultaneously. He is now in class 6 but due to his poor learning capacity, as assessed by the doctors, he has been given training in paper bag making and jewellary boxes. Aside he is doing only 3 subjects (Urdu, English & Maths). He is very courageous boy and inspite of severely disabled he is earning Rs. 2,000/- per month from his learned skills and helping his family.
Muhammad Mustafa was stricken by polio when he was only six years old. He came to PSRD for treatment on crutches. Our Orthopaedic surgeons examined him in detail and advised 4 operations in order to rehabilitate him fully. These surgeries were performed over a period of five months. Mustafa’s parents were very keen that their son should be educated, so they decided to admit him to the PSRD High School. Today Mustafa is in grade 8th and is able to walk properly with the help of braces. Mustafa has shown brilliant academic performance and was given double promotion twice in different classes. Besides academics he is exceptional in debates and sports. In power lifting tournament, Malaysia 2008 he won a gold medal and brought honor not only to PSRD but also for Pakistan.
Ajwa Ameen a school student of special class, 9 years old, with cerebral palsy flaccidity, which was diagnosed by one of our surgeons. She has slurred dysarthric speech with involuntary movement. After regular extensive individual speech session in Speech Therapy Section, she improved a lot. We expect in future that she will improve further and be almost normal, physically and mentally.