Autism

Documentary capturing experiences to raise autism awareness

This filmmaker delves into the lives of children with autism through a documentary featuring interviews with their parents 

published on : 17th May 2022

‘Challenges of autism should be addressed', Bengalurians on World Autism day

According to a study, an estimated three million people live with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which is a lifetime condition, in the country.

published on : 25th April 2022

Health minister Ma Subramanian flags off sensory garden for autistic children in Chennai hospital

Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Thursday laid the foundation stone for a ‘sensory garden’ for autistic children at Government Stanley Medical College Hospital.

published on : 8th April 2022

Varnapatala, a film on autism, to hit the theatres this week

Saraswati Hosdurga, a UK-based paediatrician, is the creator and producer of this film. It is directed by national award filmmaker, Chethan Mundadi  

published on : 6th April 2022

Autistic students develop website in Kerala

The website development started in January and was completed in February.

published on : 5th April 2022

Driving factors of behaviour

Name of study: Neurones in the brain drive competition and social behaviour By who and where: Massachusetts General Hospital, USA  

published on : 3rd April 2022

State government to set up two new facilities for autistic children soon

The State government had set up two facilities last year for diagnosis and therapy of children with autism.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Cycle, skate rally to raise awareness on autism

Following the rally, the trust felicitated 11 parents of children with special needs for their tireless efforts to integrate the kids into the social fabric.

published on : 3rd April 2022

‘Lockdown had big impact on autistic people’

While the entire country was affected by Covid-19-induced lockdown in 2020 and 2021, one of the worst affected were the people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 

published on : 2nd April 2022

World Autism Day: In case of autistic kids, early intervention is key to better recovery

Experts opine that if proper treatment were to be sought before the age of three, there are better chances of recovery, even within six to nine months.

published on : 2nd April 2022

13-year-old autistic TN girl swims against tide in Palk Strait, sets record

On World Autism Awareness Day, TNIE speaks to parents and experts on ways to tackle the disorder 

published on : 2nd April 2022

World Autism Day: Early intervention, training key for recovery, says expert

“Though complete recovery is rare, early intervention and proper training can help the children ‘recover’,” she added.  

published on : 2nd April 2022

The Mother of Autism

Name of study: Mother's sleep apnea may increase risk of autism-like changes in their male offspring By who and where: University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

published on : 13th March 2022

Hyderabad: Mom's desire to help autistic son spawns three centres for kids with various disorders

In 2007, she started Ananya Child Development and Early Intervention Centre in an independent house and hired a teacher to teach speech therapy and behavioural training to her son

published on : 22nd August 2021

Autistic adults more consistent in decision-making tasks: Study

People with autism disorder are less likely to show a cognitive bias because they are not influenced by the way choices are presented.

published on : 28th June 2017