New Approach To Autism
Nirasha Dhaniram, far right, has taken her multi-disciplinary approach to her school for autism. Nirasha Dhaniram, far right, has taken her multi-disciplinary approach to her school for autism.
Neuroplasticity is at the heart of one… Continue reading
Autism Awareness Event
Caz Collins, Kathrin Magon and Sindhuja Jagunandan from Breakthrough Interventions will be among a group of 50 taking part in the Discovery East Coast Radio Big Walk.
STAFF, parents and children from Breakthrough Interventions will participate in… Continue reading
New School For Autistic Children
Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi. Picture: Cornel van Heerden Cape Town – Gauteng has opened 18 new schools for children with autism, Gauteng MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi said on Thursday.
In addition, another… Continue reading
Staggering Statistics on Autism
Statistics show that one in every 68 children born today will suffer from Autistic Spectrum Disorder(AUTISM) Statistics for the Disease Control in Atlanta in the United States shows that one in every 68… Continue reading
Melanie Cowpland and her 10-year-old daughter with Autism Sofia
Forty-three-year-old Melanie Cowpland and her 10-year-old daughter, Sofia, left their home in East London, England, on November 14, 2015 to raise awareness on autism across Africa. Sofia is autistic.
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New Autism Test
Autistim children focus on a speaker’s mouth when that person discusses an emotive topic A new test has being developed to diagnose autism early in children by tracking their movement of their eyes during conversations.
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World Autism Week
There is wide variety, and differing levels, of severity of symptoms found in children with autism. Picture: Carol Guzy Cape Town – Autism is not a disability – it’s merely a “different operating system”.
For years,… Continue reading
When you think of autism, you probably think of Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man, playing an autistic savant who struggles to communicate on a social level, but is brilliant with numbers.
In reality, this depicts only a… Continue reading
Autism Research & Cultural Diversity
Autism can affect individuals from all sorts of different backgrounds, but a new study suggests those from ethnically and culturally diverse families are not well represented in autism research.
Instead, behavioral interventions and treatment programs… Continue reading
What We Know About Autism
Shortly after pulling a controversial documentary linking autism and common childhood vaccinations from the Tribeca Film Festival , Robert De Niro issued a statement explaining that festival organizers and members of the scientific community “do… Continue reading