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  • Start therapy early for autism to maximise benefits

    My child does not talk! He doesn’t like socialising with other children. She avoids looking at me in the eye. My child plays with his toys in repetitive ways.

  • Autism

    BSMMU approves to run a course on Autism and NDDs

    The Institute of Paediatric Neurodisorder and Autism (IPNA) received the approval to run a course on Autism and other Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDDs) by the Academic Council of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on 1 April, 2019.

  • World Autism Awareness Day 2019

    World Autism Awareness Day Today: The school of joy

    While six-year-old Hridoy Khan was growing up, her mother Fatema Begum noticed that he needed special care.

  • Not a lonely fight, anymore

    Shahana Chowdhury kept going back to the story of her 25-year-old son’s recent Hong Kong visit and repeatedly said how proud she was to have seen her autistic child along with 10 others win the best performance award in a cultural programme there. Her excitement was mixed with gratitude for Begum Nur Jahan Dipa, special educator at the Parents Forum for the Differently Able (PFDA)-Vocational Training Centre, who made it possible.

  • Sheikh Hasina

    Ensure support for people with autism, neuro disorders: PM

    Underscoring the necessity for all countries to support their most vulnerable citizens, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Bhutan says it is the responsibility of all to make sure adequate social and medical support for individuals with autism and neuro-development disorders.

  • Congenial atmosphere for challenged people to be ensured: PM

    With commitment to create congenial atmosphere for people with autism, PM Sheikh Hasina says government is taking steps for taking care of orphan autistic people.

  • Hope for autistic children

    ON the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, I would like to share my experience in bringing up my son Aadil.

  • Genetically modified monkeys may help autism research

    First genetically modified monkeys with autism have been created in China, say scientists.

  • Surf Excel presents “Emerged from Unknown”

    HANS (HELLO's Association of Neophyte Students) is a non-profit students' organisation. The aim of this organisation is to create awareness on autism and to eradicate misconceptions about autism.

  • Bullying: Break the Cycle

    If some of us were permanently judged by the mistakes that we had made as children, we would be considered abominable human beings.