autism

Café Arpan won't surrender to the lockdown; resorts to crowdfunding

Café Arpan won't surrender to the lockdown; resorts to crowdfunding

Café Arpan, in Juhu, which employs those who suffer from various developmental disabilities, is crowdfunding on ImpactGuru and seeking do...Read More

YouTuber slammed for adopting autistic China-born son and then abandoning him

YouTuber slammed for adopting autistic China-born son and then abandoning him

Social media influencer Myka Stauffer is a mom to four biological children: Radley, Onyx, Kova and Jaka.

Pets may relieve stress for parents of kids with autism: Study

Pets may relieve stress for parents of kids with autism: Study

Researchers have found that a family pet can lead to strong bonds for both children with autism and their parents.

Here’s why autism is more common in boys

Here’s why autism is more common in boys

Until now, it was assumed that the NLGN4X and NLGN4Y genes, which encode proteins that are 97 per cent identical, functioned equally well...Read More

Kiwi the robot, to aid autistic kid in learning

Kiwi the robot, to aid autistic kid in learning

Los Angeles: Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have developed personalised learning robots for children with autism, and hav...Read More

Kids’ food habits can help in autism diagnosis

Kids’ food habits can help in autism diagnosis

According to Mayes, these behaviours are present in many one-year-olds with autism and could signal to doctors and parents that a child m...Read More

World Autism Day: Here are 10 things you should know about autism

World Autism Day: Here are 10 things you should know about autism

March 2nd is observed as World Autism Day. Autism is caused by birth and stays with the person for lifelong. This year’s theme for World ...Read More

Mumbai: Children with autism need social acceptance to help reduce impact of disorder, say Doctors

Mumbai: Children with autism need social acceptance to help reduce impact of disorder, say Doctors

Mumbai: Early signs of autism can often be detected in children as young as 2-3 years and it is advisable that parents start treatment as...Read More

World Autism Day 2018: All about Ummeed’s ‘Light It Up Blue’ movement

World Autism Day 2018: All about Ummeed’s ‘Light It Up Blue’ movement

Autism can have a profound effect on individuals and families, but understanding and support can make a huge difference. Every year, Umme...Read More

Bombay High Court refuses permission to autistic boy to appear for Class X exams

Bombay High Court refuses permission to autistic boy to appear for Class X exams

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has refused to grant relief to a 16-year-old autistic boy whose parents had approached it seeking that he b...Read More

Teenagers may face myriad psychological roadblocks: Doctors

Teenagers may face myriad psychological roadblocks: Doctors

Mumbai: A three-day conference on autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) was hosted by the Ummeed Child Development Cen...Read More

VR Ferose on designing a world that is more accessible for people with disabilities

VR Ferose on designing a world that is more accessible for people with disabilities

Whether we are framing laws, recruiting employees or designing products, approaching these through the inclusiveness lens is a great star...Read More

Google Glass returns from the dead as tool to help kids with autism

Google Glass returns from the dead as tool to help kids with autism

New York, Those who declared Google Glass a failure perhaps spoke too soon as it is now resurfacing as a tool to help children with autis...Read More

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Myth about Fragile X Syndrome busted

Kolkata : The absence of clinical medicine to treat Fragile X Syndrome, the most common known genetic cause of autism, does not mean it i...Read More

Autistic traits are clearly visible in anorexic women

Autistic traits are clearly visible in anorexic women

London : Anorexic woman display clear autistic traits, even once the eating disorder is under control and they have achieved a normal wei...Read More

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Kids with autism over-diagnosed with ADHD: Study

New York : Children with autism spectrum disorder may mistakenly be diagnosed with  attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) becau...Read More

Poorly-understood gene linked to mental health disorders

Poorly-understood gene linked to mental health disorders

London: New evidence has been found to prove the link between a previously misunderstood gene and major neurocognitive disorders such as ...Read More

Electrical brain stimulation can boost memory during sleep

Electrical brain stimulation can boost memory during sleep

New York: Use of electrical brain stimulation can enhance memory during sleep and strengthen memory in healthy people, says a study. Acco...Read More

Hearing test may identify infants with autism risk

Hearing test may identify infants with autism risk

New York: A non-invasive and inexpensive hearing test may help physicians identify infants with autism risk as researches have discovered...Read More

Paracetamol in pregnancy ups autism, ADHD risk in kids

Paracetamol in pregnancy ups autism, ADHD risk in kids

London: Taking common painkillers during pregnancy more often is likely to raise the risk of autism and attention-deficit hyperactivity d...Read More

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