Autism Today
  • The Larger ASD Employment Situation

    Employment is a crucial for people having autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The unemployment rate for autism is very high, though several companies are doing their bit to provide ASD employment. Nonetheless, the fact that an autistic person has to work in an unfamiliar environment, can make him/her enough paranoid. Learning to handle the job interview…

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    Autism Educational Therapy Methods for Children

    A person having autism spectrum disorder usually lacks in communication, language, cognitive, and social skills. Because of these problems, children with autism are known to learn better with imitations and visual aids. A structured environment that accommodates their routines and sensory sensitivities is considered ideal for them. Autism educational therapy, comprising visual aids combined with…

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    Making Neurodiverse People Skilled and Job Ready

    Neurodiverse people in India are often financially excluded because they are unbanked. It’s therefore very important to enhance their skills so that they can find gainful employment. Over the last few years, it has been largely acknowledged that being neurodiverse is both a developmental and a major human rights issue. Like neuro-typicals, neurodiverse people have…

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    Landing the Right Job for People with Autism

    Jobs for people with autism should be chosen keeping in mind their strengths. Both low and high functioning people with autism lack short-term working memory. However, they often have better long-term memory compared to most neuro-typical people. Neurodiverse people usually struggle with multitasking, but at the same time, are visual thinkers. Here are some job…

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    Special Education Challenges in India

    The need for special education has gained momentum in India only in the last few years. But still, the concept of special education in India, is mired in many superstitions and myths. Unlike the West, special education in India has to go a long way regarding its acceptance. It’s important that everything starts at the…

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