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    Sylhet school launches online helpline for children with special needs

    Marking World Autism Awareness Day, amid the shutdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak, Sylhet Art and Autism Foundation launches an online helpline for children with special needs.

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    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.

  • Don’t neglect people with autism: PM

    Stressing the importance of changing the mentality towards the physically challenged persons, including those with autism, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says these people should get the opportunity to flourish their talent.

  • Autism and Siblings: The Unsung Heroes

    When my twins were in their early months, during our visits to the paediatrician, I remember his concern about my daughter who appeared to be frail and weak. On the other hand, he would give my son a cursory glance and a brief check-up before reconfirming how healthy he was. Interestingly, my son started showing signs of autism from an early age, which gradually became worse while my daughter was

  • World Autism Awareness day: All you need is love

    Each time Abir Alfat Mir goes out, his father Niamul Kabir accompanies him and holds tightly onto his hands from the fear that something might trigger erratic behaviour.

  • 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.