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Quantitative Checklist can be helpful in detecting autism in toddlers: Study

The team at the Autism Research Centre in Cambridge conducted a prospective population screening study of nearly 4,000 toddlers

Published on 18th July 2021
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Here's how this attention training programme is benefitting kids with autism

The researchers developed and used a programme called CPAT - Computerised Progressive Attentional Training, which helped improve reading and recognising skill in participants over eight weeks

Published on 10th July 2021
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Autism spectrum or not, nothing can stop this 11-year-old from whipping up some uber mouth-watering dishes

Based out of Bengaluru, Tanishq R Morcha has been cooking since he was just five. Today, trust us, he can cook up a storm in the kitchen and make dishes that we can't even pronounce!

Published on 21st April 2021
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Why autism occurs much more frequently in boys than in girls? Researchers look for clues

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that can interfere with the ability to interact, communicate, and learn. Rates have been steadily climbing

Published on 17th April 2021
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Fitness-based picture books may help boost physical activity for youth with autism

The outcome of the study is a simple resource for workout motivation when outdoor fitness equipment might not be accessible for low income households and families

Published on 27th February 2021
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Meet Jiya Rai, the 12-year-old Navy kid from Mumbai who swam 36 kms to raise awareness about autism

The young girl Jiya Rai, a known case of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), dedicated the swimming feat, completed on Wednesday, to raise awareness about autism

Published on 18th February 2021
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Parents, please take note: Young children determine emotion by what they hear, finds study

According to the researchers, the findings may also provide new avenues to understanding emotional recognition in children with developmental challenges such as autism

Published on 27th January 2021
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1 of 4 genetic conditions put people at autism risk, even if they don't meet diagnostic criteria: Study

The international study analysed data from 547 people who had been diagnosed with one of four genetic conditions, also known as copy number variants (CNVs), associated with a high chance of autism

Published on 3rd January 2021
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Nothing, not even ASD, can stop Preksha Rajendra from creating merchandise with her art on it

Vani Rajendra speaks about how her daughter Preksha Rajendra despite suffering from autism spectrum condition creates beautiful artwork on various objects like mugs and coasters 

Published on 6th December 2020
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How this 25-year-old developed a T-shirt that soothes the hyperactive autistic child

As part of her college graduation project, Saakshi Mahnot developed a deep compression therapy T-shirt to help calm autistic kids. This is how it works and what it's doing for kids with autism

Published on 14th October 2020
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Kerala's Autism Club has the perfect Onam Gift for kids

The students have created a total of 50 GIFs that show different aspects of Onam and the parents have made two music videos entirely using the GIFs and paintings created by these autistic children

Published on 2nd September 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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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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