“Autistic children

“Autistic children News

World Autism Day: Think beyond the social stigma of autism spectrum disorder

A wait-and-see approach delays diagnosis and early intervention that a child with ASD needs. The social norms that guide our communication don’t play the same role in the interactions of someone with ASD.

World Autism Day: Why do some autistic children find it difficult to recognise faces?

In the social-media post, Roberts talked about how his "daughter loves school and can name all her friends and teachers in a photo but if she sees them in a park or a shop she blanks them as if she has never met them before."


World Autism Day: What is autism and how can you recognise the signs?

Many children with ASD don’t like to be touched or hugged without prior intimation. Children with ASD have a strong desire to make friends, however, they find it difficult due so due to their lack of social skills.

IIT-Gandhinagar developing low-cost devices for autistic children

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology-Gandhinagar (IIT-Gn) are developing low-cost devices for autistic children in India.

Now,an app to help autistic children improve their motor skills

Autista involves the child in assembling objects by putting the right parts on an iPad.

Women with weak thyroid more likely to have autistic children

Weak thyroid hinders migration of foetal brain cells during embryo development.


Special school

It’s been three years since Sejal Shah,a housewife from the uptown Walkeshwar locality,single-handedly started this school for autistic children.

NGO launches new technique to teach autistic children

“Autistic children are very smart and have immense grasping power. They simply have to be taught in a different manner,” says Molly Ola Pinny,CEO of Global Autism Project.