Sushmita: Living in the Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar slum area, she was referred to Spandan by a family friend. She was a hyperactive child and would not follow commands. Her father, a police constable, works in shifts and had enormous difficulty managing his child. He spent sleepless nights and once, out of sheer frustration, he almost threw his child down from their terrace. Sushmita’s mother had an extremely difficult time managing her husband and child. After visiting the Barvalia foundation, Sushmita has become less hyperactive and irritable and has even started speaking. She does not display any signs of behavioural disorder any longer.