Autism Spectrum Disorder
5 Aug 2021
Experts from diverse sectors have called for the inclusion of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) care in national and state health insurance schemes. They also urged government to assist people living with ASD with funds as obtainable in Canada...
24 May 2019
A new autism drug has successfully improved sufferers’ social skills in both adults and children, scientists have revealed.
28 Feb 2019
When you witness a child “acting up” in public, what is your initial impression of their behavior? Are you quick to judge and initially think that the child has no home training and was not disciplined properly by the parents? In Nigeria, where discipline is usually engrained in the upbringing of children, you may very…
13 Jun 2017
Developed by a team of scientists at the University of North Carolina (UNC), United States (U.S.), it works with 96 percent accuracy in six-month-old infants - much more precise than other scans.
4 Apr 2017
As a parent of a child on the autism spectrum, one of the challenges that clearly stands out is getting people around the home and community to firstly understand, and then support families with children on the autism spectrum and the children themselves.
21 Jul 2016
Worried by the high rate of discrimination against children with autism in the country, experts have called for improved awareness and support for the special children.
21 Jun 2016
Some experts on Monday said there was need to give special care to people with developmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as they could excel in life.
2 Apr 2016
What are Autism Spectrum Disorders? The term “Autism” has been expanded into “Autism Spectrum Disorders” (ASD), which is a group of brain developmental disorders characterized by challenges in communication and social interaction along with persistent repetitive behaviors. There are a wide variety of symptoms and severity across the spectrum, ranging from mild challenges to interference…