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In Boomika, the continuing misrepresentation of special abilities in Indian cinema
Entertainment

In Boomika, the continuing misrepresentation of special abilities in Indian cinema

The ghost in Boomika is told to have autism but her involuntary movements, exaggerated facial expressions, repetitive tick of the head, and floppy body posture resemble those that have cerebral palsy, also a group of nervous disorders.

New studies suggest brain size not associated with autism spectrum disorder but white matter development may be
Health

New studies suggest brain size not associated with autism spectrum disorder but white matter development may be

Autism spectrum disorder refers to a range of conditions characterised by developmental delays and disability, difficulty in social interactions and repetitive speech and behaviours

Open letter from Mumbai mom: Hrithik Roshan should apologise for misinterpretation of Asperger's
Entertainment

Open letter from Mumbai mom: Hrithik Roshan should apologise for misinterpretation of Asperger's

A Mumbai-based mom of a 9-year-old with Asperger's Syndrome has asked Hrithik Roshan to apologise for making wrong statements about the condition

Russia's Vladimir Putin has Asperger's syndrome: US defence study
World

Russia's Vladimir Putin has Asperger's syndrome: US defence study

A Pentagon study from 2008 claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin has Asperger's syndrome, giving him a need to exert "extreme control" when faced with crises, according to the report released today.

US school shooter had Asperger's syndrome
World

US school shooter had Asperger's syndrome

A law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss the unfolding investigation, said Lanza had been diagnosed with Asperger's