When Saurav joined Ek Prayaas in 1999, he would speak in only a few unclear words, he would scribble in a notebook, eat with his mouthful, was not toilet trained and did not dress up fully. His parents were counselled by the teachers extensively and now he is toilet trained and has started dressing up on his own. He speaks in full sentences and can explain his needs in a proper manner to his teachers and parents. Saurav can identify his name and circle it, he washes his hands before and after his meals and takes small bites while eating his food. He also enjoys simple tasks like dusting, sweeping and mopping. He enjoys coming to Ek Prayaas, he plays football and dances on Punjabi music too.