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“Autistic children


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

April 02, 2019 11:01 am

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?

April 02, 2019 10:15 am

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?

April 02, 2019 10:11 am

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

June 06, 2015 8:14 pm

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

November 19, 2013 3:52 am

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

August 14, 2013 1:05 pm

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

Special school

August 14, 2011 12:28 am

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

December 06, 2010 2:51 am

“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.