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Musical training in childhood likely to improve memory and attention, aid treatment of neurological disorders, find studies
Health

Musical training in childhood likely to improve memory and attention, aid treatment of neurological disorders, find studies

One of the studies indicated that just 15 months of musical training in early childhood can improve musically relevant motor and auditory skills, owing to training-induced structural changes in the brain

Autistic Pride Day 2020: How autism is different from ADHD, and why understanding that is crucial for effective therapy
Health

Autistic Pride Day 2020: How autism is different from ADHD, and why understanding that is crucial for effective therapy

Ahead of Autistic Pride Day (18 June), lets us take a closer look at various aspects of ADHD and autism among children and understand why it is important to differentiate between the two at an early stage

Gut mucus has an intrinsic relation with neurological diseases caused by bacterial imbalance, finds study
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Gut mucus has an intrinsic relation with neurological diseases caused by bacterial imbalance, finds study

Researchers have shown changes to intestinal mucus affect the balance of gut bacteria but no-one made the connection between gut mucus and the brain.

Arsenal Women fined £50,000 by Football Association after being found guilty of discrimination against former youth team coach
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Arsenal Women fined £50,000 by Football Association after being found guilty of discrimination against former youth team coach

Arsenal Women FC have been fined £50,000 ($61,100) by the Football Association after being found guilty of discrimination against a former youth team coach in 2014.

World Autism Awareness Day 2020: Significance, history and important facts
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World Autism Awareness Day 2020: Significance, history and important facts

On 2 April every year, World Autism Awareness Day is observed to recognise and celebrate persons with autism.

World Autism Awareness Day 2020: Why 'acceptance' must be prioritised over initiatives like 'light it up blue'
Opinion

World Autism Awareness Day 2020: Why 'acceptance' must be prioritised over initiatives like 'light it up blue'

World over, autistic people have challenged the normative idea of “lighting it up blue” with its harmful connotations, and sought a shift from ‘awareness’ to ‘acceptance’, celebrating April as #AutismAcceptanceMonth.

Malena Ernman's account of daughter Greta Thunberg's Asperger's diagnosis offers vital insight into caregiving relationships
Life

Malena Ernman's account of daughter Greta Thunberg's Asperger's diagnosis offers vital insight into caregiving relationships

Malena Ernman’s narrative of her daughter Greta Thunberg’s condition, as well as how their family coped with it, reveals certain nuances about what is called the “caregiving burden” or “caregiving stress” in the mental health sciences.

Virtual Reality: How the tech is helping kids with autism to become familiar with the real world scenarios
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Virtual Reality: How the tech is helping kids with autism to become familiar with the real world scenarios

The VR scenarios introduce children to situations like visiting a shopping mall or getting on an aircraft.

Gut-brain connection confirmed in people with autism for the first time in study
science

Gut-brain connection confirmed in people with autism for the first time in study

The common link was found to be in a set of neurons that are common to both the brain and the gut.

Measles make worldwide comeback, misinformed US parents think vaccine causes autism
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Measles make worldwide comeback, misinformed US parents think vaccine causes autism

"No country can afford to be complacent about immunisation," says WHO at an event to boost confidence in vaccines.

Men have a biological clock too — and their's starts ticking in their late 30s
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Men have a biological clock too — and their's starts ticking in their late 30s

Men who wait till their late 30s to have kids risk fathering kids with autism & schizophrenia.

World Autism Awareness Day 2019 today: Stigmatisation, lack of awareness still remain leading challenges
India

World Autism Awareness Day 2019 today: Stigmatisation, lack of awareness still remain leading challenges

On the night of 2 April, don't be startled to see the world up blue because the international community joins in every year this day to celebrate the World Autism Day by lighting up hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities around the world, with blue lights.

World Autism Day: Early detection, screening can make all the difference in kids
science

World Autism Day: Early detection, screening can make all the difference in kids

Autism adversely affects a person's perception, communication with others and socializing ability.

Living around vinyl floors, fire-resistant sofas can be toxic to kids, study finds
science

Living around vinyl floors, fire-resistant sofas can be toxic to kids, study finds

Some of the risks the study associated with these pollutants are ADHD, autism & cancer.

Five-year-old suffering from autism drowns in hydrotherapy pool in Kolkata school run by army wives association
India

Five-year-old suffering from autism drowns in hydrotherapy pool in Kolkata school run by army wives association

A five-year-old boy drowned in a hydrotherapy pool Wednesday at a school for special children run by the army wives welfare association in Kolkata

Parliament passes autism bill: Amendment to 1999 Act will streamline appointment, resignation of members of national committee
India

Parliament passes autism bill: Amendment to 1999 Act will streamline appointment, resignation of members of national committee

Autism bill: The Parliament on Thursday passed a bill to streamline the appointment and resignation of members of a trust that helps people with disability to live independently.

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddlers with special needs, part 2
9 Months

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddlers with special needs, part 2

Discussion on identification of children with arthritis, asthama and other issues, how to deal with toddlers with special needs, challenges with peers, lack of society's support, confidence issues and much more

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddlers with special needs, part 1
9 Months

9 Months | Season 3 | Toddlers with special needs, part 1

Discussion on how one can identify a child with special needs, birth defects, identification of children with ADHD/ASD, different intervention programs available in India and much more

Atypical season 2 trailer: Netflix show reiterates importance of family, as characters confront inner demons
Entertainment

Atypical season 2 trailer: Netflix show reiterates importance of family, as characters confront inner demons

The shift in focus from Sam Gardner, an autistic teen navigating high school, to his family is evident in the trailer of the Netflix's Atypical season 2.

'Domestication' can be traced back to an animal's genes, a 60-year study reveals
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'Domestication' can be traced back to an animal's genes, a 60-year study reveals

The study found a specific gene — SorCS1 — that affects behaviour, and makes foxes more tame