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Science and Childhood Autism in India

For years, India had no numbers regarding the extent of autism spectrum disorder in the country. Doctors used to call childhood autism a Western syndrome and doubted its existence in India. It’s one of the major reasons why autism remained one of the most misdiagnosed disorders in the country. Diagnosis often got delayed because doctors…

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    The Reality of India Autism Diagnosis

    A study by UCLA on India autism diagnosis has revealed that parents in the country notice something different in their child at least six to 10 months later than their counterparts in the US. Child development norms in India are culturally shaped and this impacts when symptoms are recognized as problematic. Special Children Challenges in…

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    Special Children Challenges in India

    Nature, in a way, is even-handed. Nearly three percent of all children—cutting across countries, religions, cultures, and races—are “special”. They are born with many unique gifts. Mainstream life, however, has little time for these children. Special children challenges in India are often insurmountable. In most case they care considered as a problem. Behavioral Issues of…

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    Autism Awareness: The India Situation

    While 2 April is observed as World Autism Awareness Day in India as elsewhere across the globe, the country doesn’t have too many resources available on the disorder like that in the West. Even the literature available on autism is far less. Behavioral Issues of Special Needs Children According to conservative estimates, about 1-1.5% children…

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    Behavioral Issues of Special Needs Children

    Special needs children are usually faced with several challenges that involve physical difficulties, academic functioning and communication problems. Such children face an insurmountable struggle to keep pace with their neuro-typical peers. The Autism Situation in India Parents and families of special children have to juggle competing presenting needs of the particular child. These are often…

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    The India Autism Employment Situation

    People with autism spectrum disorder are known to excel in many areas that conform to their strengths. Organizations are slowly realizing this fact and are offering vocational training to such people that up their strengths and convert them into assets. The India autism employment situation, though not at par with the West, is more forthcoming…

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    Parental Challenges in the India ASD Scenario

    For nearly 0.66 percent people across the globe and their families, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a part of their lives. Autism affects one in every 150 people all over the world and is one of the fastest growing disabilities with an annual growth rate of 10-17 percent. According to conservative estimates, India has 1.7…

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    Autism Parenting Challenges in India

    Parenting a child involves a lot of patience. But it is often a tall order if the child has autism spectrum disorder. As a parent, realising that your child has autism, is often very daunting. Diagnosis is only the first stage of several autism parenting challenges that you have to face that includes battling societal…

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    ASD Communication Challenges among Children

    The ability of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to use language and communicate, depends on their social and intellectual development. Many children with ASD are not able to communicate using language or speech. Others may have limited speaking skills. But on a whole, ASD communication challenges affect most children on the spectrum. These challenges…

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    The Scale of Autism in India

    More than a million school-going children in India have autism spectrum disorder. But experts say, the number is grossly inaccurate because autism, in most cases, is not properly diagnosed in India. Forget the villages, diagnosis is often a far cry in most big cities. Autism in India is still largely undiagnosed and unaddressed at the…

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