Autism Spectrum-disorder

Showing 1 of 5 from 5 results
Autism Spectrum-disorder - Total results - 5
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

168 of 326 non-coronavirus deaths till 9 May were suicides, finds report: COVID-19 lockdown may cost us dearer than economy, warn psychiatrists
India

168 of 326 non-coronavirus deaths till 9 May were suicides, finds report: COVID-19 lockdown may cost us dearer than economy, warn psychiatrists

Suicide is reportedly the second leading cause of non-coronavirus deaths in India during the lockdown, according to the data compiled by a journalist

Coronavirus lockdown: Despondency in adults can quickly spread to their children in times like these, warns child psychiatrist
India

Coronavirus lockdown: Despondency in adults can quickly spread to their children in times like these, warns child psychiatrist

The mix of information and misinformation, and exaggerated fears of the situation, result in symptoms of anxiety of various kinds depending on the age of the child, warns child and adolescent psychiatrist Dr Amit Sen.

Google Glass-based solutions can help autistic children around the world
News & Analysis

Google Glass-based solutions can help autistic children around the world

There is no cure for autism but early diagnosis and intervention with therapies does improve the long-term outcome.