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Monday, May 23, 2022



Maharashtra: 18-year-old Devanshu Rewatkar conquers autism to win swimming medal

April 09, 2022 1:14 pm

A resident of Kothrud, Rewatkar, has had his own challenges. His mother Vandana said he was introduced to water therapy to help him tackle his condition.

'Early intervention is really the key': Tommy, Dee Hilfiger on raising children with autism spectrum disorder

April 08, 2022 3:36 pm

"If you sense that your child is off in any way … if they’re not responding or if they seem like they’re in their own world, you should get them tested, and the earlier you get them tested, the sooner you can intervene."

World Autism Awareness Day: Tips for parents who have kids with autism

April 03, 2022 11:26 am

"Early indicators of autism spectrum condition in children include less eye contact, lack of responsiveness to their name, and indifference toward caretakers."

World Autism Awareness Day 2022: All you need to know about the neurological condition

April 02, 2022 11:47 am

Autism includes impairment of social communication and repetitive behaviour and can have associated delayed/aberrant language development

We need to talk about autism

April 02, 2022 8:49 am

Rashmi Das writes: It is a major paediatric concern. Our systems have to be ready for it

Croatian freediver holds breath underwater for almost 25 minutes; breaks previous record

May 18, 2021 5:45 pm

"The greatest motivation of all is my 21 years old daughter Saša, who has autism. My results are giving me the media space and then I can speak about autism awareness," said freediver Budimir Šobat

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.