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Bombay high court orders state government to set up centers for children with learning disabilities
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Bombay high court orders state government to set up centers for children with learning disabilities

Mumbai, India --- The Bombay high court in India ordered Wednesday that the state government should set up centers for children with learning disabilities in each of its districts. Learning disability is among 12 of those added to the list of disabiliti...
India – AIIMS’ autism helpline provides emergency support for families
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India – AIIMS’ autism helpline provides emergency support for families

New Delhi - The AIIMS (All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences) has developed a new helpline designed to assist parents of children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) address medical emergencies more effectively. The telephonic helpline will operate in co...
State-of-the-art center for children with autism to open in Mumbai
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State-of-the-art center for children with autism to open in Mumbai

Mumbai, India --- India's Siddhivinayak Temple Trust is planning to open a state-of-the-art center for children with autism in the country. The center, which will be located at the ground floor of the building beside the city's Prabhadevi temple, will be atte...
Bangladesh government to develop foster care system for children with autism
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Bangladesh government to develop foster care system for children with autism

Dhaka, Bangladesh --- The Bangladesh government is planning to develop a foster care system for children with autism in the country, as well as those with other neurodevelopmental disabilities, according to health ministry sources. According to reports, the...
India – National Institute of Speech and Hearing create support group for parents of children with autism
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India – National Institute of Speech and Hearing create support group for parents of children with autism

Thiruvananthapuram, India - A support group designed to provide a platform through which the parents of children with autism can communicate and raise awareness has been formed by the National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH). With autism rates ri...
India – Symposium on Autism and Cerebral Palsy
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India – Symposium on Autism and Cerebral Palsy

Chennai, India - A symposium on Autism and Cerebral Palsy was organised last week. This was a collaboration between the Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped Children and the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disability (NIEPMD), Tea...
Bangladesh garment sector to hire workers with autism
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Bangladesh garment sector to hire workers with autism

Dhaka, Bangladesh --- A historic move by the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) promises a better future for children with autism spectrum disorder in the country. The BGMEA announced last week through the efforts of the Bangla...