Four-year-old Dharma sits silently, his body rocking and his thumb tucked securely in his mouth. The teacher counts to 10 and then with the help of his mother, lifts him to his feet so he can complete his exercise. He’s supposed to push a box filled with toys towards his waiting mother who stands at the opposite end of the room coaxing and cheering him on. Wailing loudly with tears trickling from his eyes, Dharma manages to do just that — before collapsing on the floor at the end, rocking his body and trying to shut out the world.
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