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Tuesday, June 02, 2020

autism spectrum disorder


Active participation of parents ensures efficient development of autistic kids

May 09, 2020 12:29 pm

Children with autism are often exposed to bullying which can cause them anxiety and affect them in various ways.

World Autism Awareness Day: Why early intervention is needed; look out for these signs in your child

April 02, 2020 11:39 am

It is important to diagnose it early and look for associated conditions like ADHD.

New eye scan may help diagnose autism early in children: Study

February 24, 2020 2:15 pm

The researchers, including those from Flinders University in Australia, tested the scan on about 180 people with and without autism between the ages of 5 and 21.

What is non-verbal autism? Here are signs, causes and how to cope

November 27, 2019 3:36 pm

In case of Non-Verbal Autism, kids should to trained to speak or should be trained in a communication system before the age of five. Studies indicate that the chances of speaking are considerably low beyond that age.

How to set sleep routines for children with autism

July 24, 2019 12:11 pm

Bedtime should be the same every day and parents must include activities which are relaxing and pleasant, suitable as per the child's needs and interests. A bedtime routine should consist of four to five steps which do not take much time.

Novel technique to accurately detect autism in kids

July 09, 2019 1:36 pm

Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada characterised how children with ASD scan a person's face differently than a neuro-typical child.

Sports can help kids with autism to socialise and develop skills

June 06, 2019 4:49 pm

Parents of special needs children can introduce their kids to innovative methods to enhance their motor and social skills. Social skills help children with autism to learn how to act in different situations.

The Early Years: Not all kids with cerebral palsy or autism have intellectual disabilities

May 03, 2019 9:45 am

Intellectual disabilities may be associated with other developmental disorders such as autism and cerebral palsy or may present as pure intellectual disabilities not associated with any other syndromes. However, not all children with cerebral palsy or autism have intellectual disabilities.

Watch: To understand autism, look each other in the eye

April 20, 2019 9:00 am

When her son was diagnosed with autism, Carina Morillo knew almost nothing about the condition. Since Ivan didn't react to words or speak, she talks about how she found ways to communicate with him.

Imagine: Children with autism are different, not less

April 06, 2019 6:00 am

The child is not damaged or broken so nothing needs to be fixed. Maybe we are bit broken as human beings that we struggle to accept children who do not fit into the neat grooves we design for them.