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How this school for autistic kids in Madurai is 'training' them in temples and theatres

OLR Special School's mover and founder Mary Bhuvana Rani, tells us about how her school for autistic children is all about giving them everyday experiences and helping them deal with it better

Published on 17th December 2017
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Did you know that left-handed people are more likely to be atheists?

Researchers from Oulu University identified that people who were either left-handed or had autism or schizophrenia were less likely to be religious

Published on 27th December 2017
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On World Autism Day, kids of CATCH, Bhubaneshwar, have performances in store for you  

CATCH has been observing World Autism Day for ten years now and plans to continue this tradition even in the future

Published on 31st March 2018
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Here's the story of Ankush Jain, India's first multi-instrumental beatboxer

This Chennai lad is also the first Hip-Hop artist from the city to give a TEDx talk and wishes to cure autism and other mental health issues with music. Anisha Rajasekar finds out more

Published on 17th May 2018
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Google Glass-based tech solutions could possibly be the next big innovation to support individuals with Autism

Brain Power, a US-based science-driven company, believes that Google Glass-based solutions could address the needs of individuals with Autism, with a key audience base in India

Published on 22nd July 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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