Vitamin B may improve verbal communication in autistic kids

Vitamin B may improve verbal communication in autistic kidsAutism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has many behavioural symptoms, including anxiety, inappropriate social interaction, poor eye contact, and compulsive behaviour. Many adolescent patients have difficulty interacting socially with others. A new study published in Springer Nature’s journal Molecular Psychiatry has linked folinic acid, a reduced form of vitamin B, with improved language and communication skills in […]

Autism can be managed with timely intervention

A neurodevelopmental centre from Mumbai, has carried out an extensive study to analyse clinical outcomes of functional changes in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), before and after receiving the necessary intervention

Autism can be managed with timely interventionIf you remember the movie ‘Rain Man’, that won four Oscars, you would probably recognise the character named ‘Raymond’ played by Dustin Hoffman, who was autistic and possessed special skills. Autism has been a topic of discussion, for quite some time now. With more and more people coming forward and talking about it, one of […]

‘Sesame Street’ to bring on board its first autistic Muppet

Since its launch in 1969, long-running children's TV show "Sesame Street" has tackled issues such as divorce, disability, race and death alongside its role in teaching young children to read, count and learn colours

‘Sesame Street’ to bring on board its first autistic Muppet  Long-running children’s television show “Sesame Street” is welcoming a new kid to the block – a Muppet with autism called Julia. A redhead who loves to sing and remembers the words to lots of songs, Julia will debut on the show for pre-schoolers on April 10 after a five-year outreach effort to families and […]