New Delhi: SAI Connections, an autism treatment centre based in Mumbai, conducted a two days Seminar in Delhi at Siri fort which concluded on December 13, 2015.
Kamini Lakhani, the founder and Autism spectrum disorder trainer at SAI Connections, discussed the concerns of the autistic child's parents. The seminar empowered the parents to understand their child better and become experts in their child's life.
Dr Rachelle Sheely and Dr Steven Gutstein from USA, and Kamini Lakhani from India shed insights on the lesser known yet critical aspects of autism.
"The number of children being diagnosed with autism is increasing at a rapid pace. In last 15 years, it has increased almost 120 percent globally. The percentage of autistic individuals is very low and has no economic barriers. Awareness about autism in India is improving but is still is dismally low. Autism is considered a liability, thus, there are various aspects that need attention from therapists and parents" said Kamini Lakhani.