autism

World Autism Day 2021: Know the difference between Autism Spectrum Disorder & ADHD

World Autism Day 2021: Know the difference between Autism Spectrum Disorder & ADHD

Both Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are neurodevelopmental disorders which share cert...Read More

World Autism Day 2021: Parenting tips that can help your special child bloom

World Autism Day 2021: Parenting tips that can help your special child bloom

Children suffering from Autism go through various difficulties which impact their well-being and growth. Here are some guidelines that pa...Read More

Reading and math overlap in the brain

Reading and math overlap in the brain

New research on dyslexia has produced a startling discovery that shows how the cooperative areas of the brain responsible for reading ski...Read More

12-year-old autistic child creates record by swimming Bandra-Worli Sea Link to the Gateway of India

12-year-old autistic child creates record by swimming Bandra-Worli Sea Link to the Gateway of India

With this, Jiya has become the youngest girl, diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), to swim 36 kilometres in the open sea

Mumbai: 12 yr old swims from Bandra Worli Sea Link to Gateway of India to create awareness on autism

Mumbai: 12 yr old swims from Bandra Worli Sea Link to Gateway of India to create awareness on autism

A 12-year-old girl Jiya Rai who has autism created history by swimming the distance from Bandra-Worli Sea Link to Gateway of India, a dis...Read More

Director Shreedhar B.S’s documentary,
In Our World, brings out a nuanced
understanding of Autism Spectrum
Disorder

Director Shreedhar B.S’s documentary, In Our World, brings out a nuanced understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Stepping ahead of the clinical analysis, the film without any voice-over, follows three children’s daily activities with interviews of th...Read More

'Daytime Emmys' Associate Producer Brandon Cohen volunteers with kids with autism

'Daytime Emmys' Associate Producer Brandon Cohen volunteers with kids with autism

Inspired by his special educator mother, 'Daytime Emmys' Associate Producer and Talent Manager Brandon Cohen spend time and volunteer for...Read More

US cops shoot 13-year-old autistic boy

US cops shoot 13-year-old autistic boy

His mother, Golda Barton, had warned police that her son said earlier that day, that he had a gun and had threatened to shoot her male co...Read More

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

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