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autism spectrum disorder


Autism awareness: Diagnosing and understanding symptoms

April 27, 2021 2:39 pm

With rates of autism higher than ever, it is likely that each one of us will encounter someone on the autism spectrum.

Autism: Debunking some common myths

April 17, 2021 4:54 pm

If we know someone on the spectrum, the best thing is to educate ourselves, avoid baseless myths, and encourage awareness and inclusion wherever we can for promoting a fulfilling and productive life for individuals on the Autism spectrum

World Autism Day: How to get a child on autism spectrum disorder to eat?

April 02, 2021 12:39 pm

Approximately 20 per cent of children on the autism spectrum disorders have a higher chance of having gastrointestinal disturbances like constipation, diarrhoea, gastroesophageal reflux, heartburn, bloating.

Netflix's 'Love on the Spectrum' is a charming show on romantic struggles of autistic people

August 29, 2020 8:34 pm

In a world that is obsessed with heteronormativity and putting everyone is labelled boxes, Love on the Spectrum unobtrusively and respectfully brings these lives into the mainstream.

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.