News: India's top B-schools go the extra mile to help the differently abled

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India's top B-schools go the extra mile to help the differently abled

He often mixes up 'who' with 'how'. And, when asked for directions, he needs to look at the hand with which he eats to point towards the right direction. Apoorv Agarwal is dyslexic and has just made it to Indian Institute of Management, Raipur, acknowledging his disability for the first time during his interview there. "Because of high content of lead in my blood, language comprehension gets affected, but I will manage because I need to be an example for my sister," says Agarwal. His sister too suffers from the disorder. Sai Prasad Vishwanathanan wheel-chaired his way into Indian School of Business, Bangalore, in 2010 and was hired by Deloitte.

He often mixes up 'who' with 'how'. And, when asked for directions, he needs to look at the hand with which he eats to point towards the right direction. Apoorv Agarwal is dyslexic and has just made it to Indian Institute of Management, Raipur, acknowledging his disability for the first time during his interview there. "Because of high content of lead in my blood, language comprehension gets affected, but I will manage because I need to be an example for my sister," says Agarwal. His sister too suffers from the disorder. Sai Prasad Vishwanathanan wheel-chaired his way into Indian School of Business, Bangalore, in 2010 and was hired by Deloitte.

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