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Saturday, May 15, 2021



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

What does it mean to be an inclusive, empathetic society

March 20, 2021 7:23 pm

As we celebrate World Autism Day on April 2, a reminder of what we can be to the differently abled

IIT-Gandhinagar develops gaze sensitive, virtual reality-based social interactive system for individuals with autism

February 01, 2021 4:38 pm

The system, ‘Towards design of multi-user virtual reality-based interactive social communication platform for individuals with Autism and its implications on eye gaze’, developed under Prof Uttama Lahiri.

Docu film on the lives of three autistic children to premiere at 51st IFFI in Goa

January 17, 2021 5:33 pm

After several months of filming, they have come up with a documentary titled ‘In Our World’, which will premiere at the Indian Panorama of the 51st IFFI in Goa on January 18, as part of the official selection in the non-feature film category.

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.

Pets can help parents of kids with autism to cope with stress: Study

May 04, 2020 2:10 pm

A recent research has found that having a pet at home can lead to stronger bonds between parents and children with autism, and reduced stress.

How to manage the mental wellbeing of autistic kids amid Covid-19 lockdown

April 25, 2020 2:29 pm

Autistic children can do better if their non-verbal communication is understood by their parents.

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.

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.