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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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World Dance Day: A few places in Chennai where you can groove to express yourself 

Ahead of World Dance Day on April 29, therapists in Chennai root for Dance Movement Therapy because it facilitates emotional well-being, heals illnesses, and instills a sense of empowerment

Published on 28th April 2018
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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 Day: This autistic boy from Madurai can perform 45 asanas in 15 minutes

R Jeevan, a 12-year-old  from Madurai, has been taking yoga lessons for the past seven months. His sharp memory has helped him pick-up his lessons fast

Published on 2nd April 2018
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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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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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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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Women who wear jeans will give birth to transgenders: Kerala prof lands in trouble for sexist remarks

The state government will initiate legal action against the professor and bar him from government-sponsored awareness classes in schools and colleges 

Published on 4th April 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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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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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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This 26-year-old Kerala artist uses a world of colours to express herself in a changing world

Fathima Hakkim speaks about finding herself in her art and dealing with a world that constantly judges your identity

Published on 17th September 2018
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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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The H2O story: How this Kerala NGO has been helping special kids make sense of the pandemic - and keep learning

The Helping Hands Organisation has been working for the past 8 years to rethink the education of autistic children and help them learn daily living skills

Published on 6th August 2020
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Take note parents: Autistic children need you the most and here's how you can help 

Once autistic individuals progress through the developmental ladder, they will be able to communicate, solve problem and negotiate, understand feelings and have meaningful conversations

Published on 31st March 2018

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