autism

Autism – Know Facts About It!

By Dr. Debabrata Chakraborty, Neurology Autism is characterized by specific behaviour patterns such as compulsive repetition, challenges with social interaction, and very unique and specific strengths and intellectual abilities. Here are five things you might not have known about Autism – Autism is not rare: Awareness of Autism as a disorder is not as…

Some Lesser Known Facts About Autism!

By Dr. Neeta Naik, Pediatric Neurology Autism involves a triad of impairments – in social interaction, in communication and the use of language, and in limited imagination as reflected in restricted, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behavior and activities. It is a lifelong, nonprogressive neurological disorder typically appearing before the age of…

Autism, Intellectual Disability & Learning Disability – How To Tackle Them?

By Dr. T Santhanam, Psychology Childhood disorders are identified as the developmental and mental disorders that hinder the learning and intellectual capabilities of a child. These disorders are identified in a spectrum of disorders which include Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism, Cerebral Palsy, etc. Learning disorders such as ADHD, Dyslexia,…

Autism In Children – Know The Causes & Symptoms!

  By Dr. Abhishek Sharma, Pediatrics Autism or autism spectrum disorder is a chronic neurodevelopmental condition, which impairs the cognitive and emotional growth of children. The symptoms are usually spotted in children under the age of 4. The condition is typified by difficulty or sometimes, disability in social interaction along with repetitive…

Autism – Artificial Intelligence vs Evolved Intelligence!

By Dr. Rajalakshmi Kandaswamy, General Physician Autism Brain Theranostics Leads the Way: AI in Autism versus EI in Autism Artificial Intelligence or AI is the ability of a computerized digital system to accomplish tasks usually associated with intelligent living beings and EI or Evolved Intelligence involves accessed, downloaded, channelled, and delivered…

Gene Editing In Autism!

By Dr. Rajalakshmi Kandaswamy, General Physician Gene Editing in Autism: Blessing or a CURSE? In the recent medical development of Autism, gene editing has been proposed by the doctors and research students who claim to cure Autism at the roots. However, the study is still under research and experimentation. What is…

Autism – Know How To Deal With It!

By Dr. Amulya Shetty, Psychiatry Autism is a disorder of brain development. Characterized by difficulties in social interaction, non-verbal and verbal communication and repetitive behaviors, they affect individuals differently and to varying degrees. Causes- Even though a lot of research is still going on, findings indicate a strong genetic component as well…

Digging Deep About Autism!

By Dr. Nk Tak, Psychiatry Autism is a disorder of brain development. Characterized by difficulties in social interaction, non-verbal and verbal communication and repetitive behaviors, they affect individuals differently and to varying degrees. Causes- Even though a lot of research is still going on, findings indicate a strong genetic component as well…

Autism – What Causes It?

By Dr. Amrita Gupta, Pediatrics Autism or autism spectrum disorder is a chronic neurodevelopmental condition, which impairs the cognitive and emotional growth of children. The symptoms are usually spotted in children under the age of 4. The condition is typified by difficulty or sometimes, disability in social interaction along with repetitive behaviour.…

Autism In Children – 5 Causes Of It!

By Dr. Lata Bhat, Pediatrics Autism or autism spectrum disorder is a chronic neurodevelopmental condition, which impairs the cognitive and emotional growth of children. The symptoms are usually spotted in children under the age of 3 years and sometimes even before 1 year. The condition is typified by difficulty or sometimes, disability…