Mumbai: BMC bursts myths about Autism Spectrum Disorder during awareness week

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, April 04, 2022, 01:02 PM IST
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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) shared a post on Twitter inorder to spread awareness, rule out myths related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. The message clarified that Autism isn't a disease, not all children in the case are violent and so on...

Myth Busting post highlighted the following misconceptions:

  • Autism is a disease

  • Vaccines cause autism

  • Autism is becoming an epidemic

  • All autistic people have a savant skill

  • Autistic people don't feel emotion

  • Autistic people have an intellectual disability & can't speak
    One can "grow out of autism"

  • Autistic people cannot learn

  • Bad parenting can cause autism

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