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COVID-19 should not herald rollback in rights for people with autism: UN chief

New York/IBNS: The rights of persons with autism must be taken into account in efforts to address the COVID-19 coronavirus: “a public health crisis unlike any other in our lifetimes”, the UN Secretary-General said on Thursday.

Autism awareness must be made among people: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata, Apr 2 (IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said an awareness about autism should be made among people.

Social awareness increases prove brain changing in adults with autism

Dallas, Mar 30 (IBNS): Researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas, in collaboration with co-leading authors at George Washington University and Yale, have demonstrated in a pilot study that a clinician-driven virtual learning platform, tailored to young adults on the autism spectrum, shows improved social competency.

Saima Hossain appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Autism in South-East Asia Region

New Delhi, July 6 (IBNS): Saima Wazed Hossain, a globally renowned champion for the cause of autism spectrum disorder, has been appointed as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Autism in South-East Asia Region.