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Autism Spectrum Disorder: India versus the West

Autism spectrum disorder is not uncommon. In fact, it’s the third most common development disorder in the world. International studies have revealed that one in every 68 people in the world have autism. The overall occurrence is largely uniform across the globe, which means that over 18 million people have autism in India. Autism is…

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    The Everyday Struggles of Autism Children in India

    Children having autism spectrum disorder are physically indistinguishable from their neuro-typical peers. As a result, they are usually considered as disruptive, misbehaving, or defiant. The Indian society doesn’t empathize the challenges that autism children face, the way it does in the case of people with visible disabilities. Teaching Money Management to Your Autistic Child People…

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    The Autism Situation in India

    Imagine how frustrated you can be if you are not able to express your feelings. That’s exactly what a child with autism feels. But the autism situation in India is such that people recognise the need to get their child diagnosed at a much later stage. Autism is a development disorder which impairs a child’s…

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    Safety Tips for Autism Parents

    Parenting an autistic child is usually one of the biggest challenges that you may face. These children are different from their neuro-typical peers that call for special care. But safety for your autistic child should top your priority list. Here are some tips for autism parents to ensure maximum safety of their child. 1. Teach…

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    The 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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    Getting Started With Autistic Children ABA

    Applied behavioral analysis (ABA) is often used to limit the negative patterns among children having autism spectrum disorder, like overstimulation, aggression, self-injury, and anxiety. Autistic children ABA should be started as early as possible. Preventing Autism Bullying in School Before you enroll your kid into an autistic children ABA program, there are abilities and needs…

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    Autism Spectrum Disorder in Rural India

    Neurological and mental conditions are still considered a taboo in India. The larger part of the Indian population still lives in villages, where knowledge and awareness about autism spectrum disorder is very limited. Autism, in rural India, is often easily mistaken as some other condition. Autism largely remains undiagnosed in rural India. Individuals living in…

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  • Autism in India: Alarming Signs

    A recent study by a senior neurologist from All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) has revealed that at least one in every 89 children in India, of two to nine years of age, have autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  An extrapolation of this data, based on the 2011 census, means that nearly 2.2 million children…

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    Can MRI Be Used for Autism Detection?

    Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been a mainstay for autism spectrum disorder research for quite some time now. The continued use of MRI in this regard stands as a reason that the imaging test can be used for autism detection. What is MRI? It’s a medical test very similar to X-ray. The difference is that…

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    Employing Autistic Individuals in the Workforce

    Many employers have begun to realize the potential advantages of hiring autistic individuals, particularly for jobs that demand long hours of concentration, retaining large volumes of information, repetitive tasks, and strong coding or mathematics skills. Autistic individuals are finally being recognized as valuable additions to a workforce. Adult Autism Employment Opportunities Increasing Technology companies, understandably,…

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