This filmmaker delves into the lives of children with autism through a documentary featuring interviews with their parents
According to a study, an estimated three million people live with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which is a lifetime condition, in the country.
Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Thursday laid the foundation stone for a ‘sensory garden’ for autistic children at Government Stanley Medical College Hospital.
Saraswati Hosdurga, a UK-based paediatrician, is the creator and producer of this film. It is directed by national award filmmaker, Chethan Mundadi
The website development started in January and was completed in February.
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The State government had set up two facilities last year for diagnosis and therapy of children with 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.
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).
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.
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“Though complete recovery is rare, early intervention and proper training can help the children ‘recover’,” she added.
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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
People with autism disorder are less likely to show a cognitive bias because they are not influenced by the way choices are presented.