Assam Autism Foundation (AAF) organised World Autism Awareness Day in a bid to generate awareness about autism Sunday, April 1, at NEDFI Convention Centre, Guwahati.
April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day, a day to raise awareness of the neurological disorder and celebrate those who live with it. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or Autism affects communication, impacting speaking, gesturing and listening. It also manifests in speech and non-verbal communication and repetitive behaviours.
She said other areas of current focus include creating connections for parents with children on the autism spectrum, and building self-advocacy groups for adults with autism.
The World Day is marked annually on 2 April, and this year's official United Nations commemoration will be on Thursday, 5 April, with a half-day programme in NY entitled Empowering Women and Girls with Autism, that will feature a keynote address from Julia Bascom, Executive Director, Autistic Self Advocacy Network. Once one learns about this neurological disorder, it is easier to break the stigma around it and help one understand and behave sensitively around an autistic person.
It is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. "It is a common misconception that autism is a form of intellectual disability or insanity", said the statement. Through email, social media and by phone, they have been able to connect with more than 600 families, doing everything from helping them with their diagnosis papers to connecting them with non-profit organizations that can provide support.
While understanding in Midale has improved, Emde said they still have a long way to go. "The seminars led by trained specialists will allow us to ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey, both for our autistic travelers as well as their caregivers". People with ASD often look no different from the rest of us.
Autism, an ignored public health issue, came to the forefront in Bangladesh after Saima Wazed Putul, daughter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and a school psychologist, launched campaign on it in early 2007.
When working with a patient who is looking at colleges or employment opportunities, Dr. Kuriakose looks for a setting that is supportive of that patient's strengths and challenges. "I will accomplish this goal and people will see that having autism is nothing to be ashamed of, they can still do great things".
Spreading awareness on autism is essential, as it will help caregivers detect early signs and symptoms.
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