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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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MCC grad Charu Mathi just wrote a book that shows us what it's like to live with Selective Mutism

Selective mutism is a complex childhood anxiety disorder characterised by a child's inability to speak in select social settings 

Published on 23rd July 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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