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Girls' camouflage skills may delay autism diagnosis

The findings add to the growing evidence that girls with autism may show symptoms differently than boys and that some of the social difficulties experienced by females with autism may be masked during clinical assessments.
 

Jan 05, 2018, 14:26 PM IST

Autistic people with psychosis at greater risk of attempting suicide

The more autism traits people with psychosis had, the lonelier and more hopeless they felt and were more likely to think about suicide.

Dec 14, 2017, 13:08 PM IST

Autistic people more prone to suicides

People with autism feel shunned by society and are depressed.

Oct 28, 2017, 18:11 PM IST

Autistic females face greater difficulty with daily tasks

The findings showed that girls were struggling more with these independence skills of executive function including the ability to make a plan, get organised, and follow through on the plan as needed-and adaptive skills-ability to perform basic daily tasks like getting up and dressed or making small talk.

Jul 16, 2017, 11:43 AM IST

Autism institute to be set up in Kerala

Founding CEO of Technopark and founder director of National Institute of Speech and Hearing (NISH), G. Vijayaraghavan will be heading the Center for Autism and other Disabilities Rehabilitation Research and Education (CADRRE) which will open in September.

Jul 14, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Suicide rates among people with autism on rise

According to a recent study, suicide rates among autism patients have reached `worryingly` high levels.

May 25, 2017, 13:19 PM IST

Aggression and autism have this thing in common – Know what!

The smaller the brain stem, the greater the likelihood of aggression in children, with autism.

Feb 11, 2017, 14:30 PM IST

Autistic people make more logical decisions!

Among people who did not have autism, those most 'in touch' with their internal sensations, and who also had good emotional awareness, were most susceptible to the Framing Effect.

Oct 13, 2016, 14:37 PM IST

Autistic people are actually more creative

 People with high levels of autistic traits are more likely to produce unusually creative ideas, finds a first-of-its-kind study.

Aug 14, 2015, 14:57 PM IST

Google Glass may improve social skills in autistic people

A new technology uses Google Glass to help those with autism make eye contact, engage in conversations and more easily read social situations.

Jul 26, 2015, 18:11 PM IST

Autistic people have greater ability to focus

People with autism have a greater than normal capacity for processing information even from rapid presentations and are better able to detect information defined as "critical", a new study has claimed.

Mar 23, 2012, 19:17 PM IST