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These five autistic kids in Bengaluru just got their art displayed in Paris. And it's awesome!

Done entirely by youngsters from Sense Kaleidoscopes, an art academy for autistic children, the art was featured at the Outsider Art Fair, after an expert saw some of it at the Kochi Biennale

Published on 23rd October 2019
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Amazon India launches programme to train and employ autistic young Indians

More than 350 associates who are deaf with speech disabilities are part of the Amazon network across the country's fulfilment centres, sortation centres and delivery stations

Published on 26th September 2019
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AI may enable much earlier diagnosis of autism and other disorders with autism-like features

Researchers hope this system could provide an early warning signal not just for Rett syndrome but for ASD in general

Published on 29th July 2019
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Researchers develop technique for early, accurate detection of autism in children

The method allows for the diagnosis to be made more easily and with less possibility of mistakes. The new technique can be used in all ASD diagnosis

Published on 9th July 2019
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Autism is my superpower: Pranav Bakshi, India's first model with autism

Pranav's Instagram bio says, 'Autism is my superpower! #Respect #BreakingBarriers'. Here's how the 19-year-old is overcoming all the hurdles in his path to become a supermodel

Published on 6th July 2019
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Kolkata Shocker: Driver abuses, hits autistic six-year-old, Uber just refunds fare

Uber has not taken any action except for a routine apology call and the refund in 24 hours of the incident

Published on 24th April 2019
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Rajeshwari Ramachandran and her two dogs are teaching Bengaluru how to communicate with canines

Dog trainer and canine behaviourist Rajeshwari Ramachandran teaches people about how we should be treating dogs and the tell-tale signs that people should look out for while interacting with dogs

Published on 24th April 2019
Block Research Centre

Block Research Centre in Kozhikode will be turned into an autism park soon

In the first phase of the renovation, the centre will also be equipped with a projector and the therapy rooms will be digitalised similar to the smart classrooms in government and aided schools

Published on 23rd April 2019
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World Autism Day: Mamata plans India's first township for the autistic near Kolkata

The radical project seeks to assist those affected with the developmental disorder, providing them with training, treatment, and lodging facilities

Published on 2nd April 2019
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Social entrepreneur Neha Upadhyaya selected by Yale University among 2019 World Fellows

Upadhyaya's work has also focussed on working with children suffering from various health issues including diabetes, autism, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Published on 26th March 2019
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World-class autism township set to come up near Kolkata, to house 350 residents

The soft launch of the project has been scheduled for January, next year, the official said.

Published on 25th November 2018
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Check out how Kochi's first school for kids with special needs started 33 years ago

Raksha Society, the first special education school in Kochi is reinventing education through the years. We take a look at their journey thus far and what the future holds for them

Published on 23rd November 2018
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How this Bengalurean's college project led her to create India's first visual and verbal storytelling board game

This design specialist from Bengaluru has introduced India's first visual and verbal storytelling board game and she plans to make it affordable for children from rural areas too

 

Published on 16th November 2018
AI to help people with special needs

For Microsoft, AI is all about empowering a billion people with special needs

The change has been visible in the last couple of years under CEO Satya Nadella who has brought AI to the fore across domains — devices, Cloud, Office 365, Windows and so on

Published on 29th October 2018
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Unique Mumbai cafe helps staffers overcome disabilities

A psychologist and single mother of two daughters — Aarti (32), who suffers from autism, and Divya (30), settled abroad — Nagarkar wanted to do something different, and empower people

Published on 28th October 2018

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