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Watch: This video of an autistic boy's reaction to a Coldplay concert will melt your heart
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Watch: This video of an autistic boy's reaction to a Coldplay concert will melt your heart

This video showing an autistic boy's reaction to a Coldplay concert is the perfect example of finding joy in a world of adversity.

If you gotta go, ya gotta go: A parent of an autistic child has some strong advice for his fellow parents
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If you gotta go, ya gotta go: A parent of an autistic child has some strong advice for his fellow parents

A Delhi-based journalist has some advice for parents worried about society's remarks about their autistic children, "If you gotta go ya gotta go!"

New mobile app to help people with autism
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New mobile app to help people with autism

British researchers have developed a new mobile app that could involve people with autism in the development of new technologies for their own use.

Golf: Fourteen-year-old Ranveer Singh Saini wins gold at Special Olympics
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Golf: Fourteen-year-old Ranveer Singh Saini wins gold at Special Olympics

Ranveer and his partner Monica Jajoo were nine shots clear of joint second-placed teams from Hong Kong.

Thousands appeal to Australia not to deport autistic Filipino boy for being 'burden' to taxpayers
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Thousands appeal to Australia not to deport autistic Filipino boy for being 'burden' to taxpayers

A 10-year-old autistic Filipino boy made an emotional plea Monday for permission to stay in Australia, as tens of thousands called for him not to be deported despite the potential cost of his condition.

Lower levels of sex hormone in men linked to Autism, says NRI reseacher
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Lower levels of sex hormone in men linked to Autism, says NRI reseacher

In men suffering from Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), lower levels of the sex hormone estrogen may be related to changes in the brain's estrogen signalling, says an Indian-origin researcher.

New study suggests that autism can be effectively treated
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New study suggests that autism can be effectively treated

Researchers at New York's University of Columbia were able to re-establish the brain's "pruning mechanism" in mice genetically modified to simulate autism

Newborns can differentiate their own body from others: study
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Newborns can differentiate their own body from others: study

The ability to differentiate your own body from others is a fundamental skill, critical for humans' ability to interact with their environments and the people around them.

Children born through IVF have increased risk of mental disability
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Children born through IVF have increased risk of mental disability

Children born through any in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) procedure have a small increased risk of mental disability compared to spontaneous conception, say a new study

Priyanka Chopra urges NGOs to join hands for World Autism Day
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Priyanka Chopra urges NGOs to join hands for World Autism Day

Priyanka Chopra, who has been approached by various non-orofit organisations to celebrate World Autism Day on Dec 3, has requested them to come together and organise a combined event.

US dad wires autistic son, exposes teachers' verbal abuse
World

US dad wires autistic son, exposes teachers' verbal abuse

A New Jersey school district has fired at least two educators for verbally abusing autistic children after a father sent his 10-year-old autistic son to school wearing a hidden microphone upon suspecting he was being mistreated by staff.

Shame: Why won't Mumbai support World Autism Day?
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Shame: Why won't Mumbai support World Autism Day?

Over 300 iconic landmarks around the world will be bathed in blue light, to show support for 'Light It Up Blue', a worldwide initiative to help raise awareness about autism. Mumbai has refused to follow suit.

Prayas: Empowerment Through Technology
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Prayas: Empowerment Through Technology

Eleven year-old, Mayank Mishra, afflicted with mild autism, had difficulty communicating, but with the help of Tap to ...

Disability Information Kiosks Set Up In Delhi Hospitals
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Disability Information Kiosks Set Up In Delhi Hospitals

The kiosks will provide pamphlets giving information on various disabilities, schemes for persons with such disabilities, contact numbers and addresses of associations run by parents for persons with disabilities, help-lines and NGOs working on related is