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This start-up's app helps youngsters with special needs express themselves. Here's how

Avaz Inc's AAC app enables those with special communication needs to express themselves effectively using symbols and pictures

Published on 3rd June 2020
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How this online consultation is helping specially-abled children to deal with anxiety, improve mental well-being amid the lockdown

Is your child fussy, restless amid the lockdown? Given the fact that they are stuck inside their houses, children need special care during these times. Here's what experts have to say

Published on 29th April 2020
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World Autism Day: What's life in a lockdown like for people with autism?

Vidya Anand, whose 15-year-old has autism, shares how the lockdown affects their mental state and the challenges of creating a sense of routine and normalcy

 

Published on 2nd April 2020
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World autism awareness day: A day in the life of an autistic child

How is a usual day like for an autistic child? Based on parental accounts, we paint a picture for you

Published on 2nd April 2020
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World Autism Awareness Day: How this Puducherry school uses technology to make learning easier for their students

Chitra Shah of Satya Special School tells us how and why technology can help autistic children in communication and in their daily routine

Published on 2nd April 2020
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This special educator discusses upsides and downsides of tech while teaching an autistic child  

A Kochi-based psychologist and special educator with more than two decades of experience, Seema is also the co-founder of an advocacy group called Together We Can

Published on 2nd April 2020
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Here's why this speech language therapist vouches for apps, to an extent, to teach autistic kids

World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2. It is an internationally recognised day to spread awareness about autism. About one in 100 children in India under age 10 has autism, a study says  

Published on 2nd April 2020
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Researchers develop new eye scan that could detect autism in children earlier than currently possible

The non-invasive eye scan utilises a hand-held device to find a pattern of subtle electrical signals in the retina that are different in children on the autism spectrum

Published on 23rd February 2020
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How parenting helped this Kerala couple create clothing that helps the differently-abled really MOVE

Joe and Murielle Ikareth used clothes design and movement therapy to support their daughter and have now extended it for the general public through a clothing line tailored to their needs

Published on 21st February 2020
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How this WCC student channelled her Asperger’s to make it to The New York Times

Diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at 16, and unable to speak English, Betsy Jenifer never imagined her works would feature in magazines and newspapers around the world four years later

Published on 27th December 2019
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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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