Parental Lifestyles Factors in Autism Spectrum Disorder

By: Ms. Kripa Khara Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a word for a group of developmental disorders reported by enduring problems with social communication/interaction, absence of eye contact, repetitive behaviors and/or not wanting any change in daily routines, lining of objects, spinning, rocking, banging on objects symptoms that begin in early childhood, usually in the …

Social interaction strategies for children

By: Kanchan Vishwakarma Man created society to fulfil his social needs which give physical, emotional, physiological, psychological, spiritual satisfaction.  This satisfaction gives a feeling of ecstasy and we acquire it by interacting within the society. Interaction with others help us live an enriched life. This involves expressing our feelings, thoughts, and emotions. Our life revolves …

Emotional Regulation Impairments in individual with Autism Spectrum Disorder

By: Dr. Nidhi Mehta The word autism ” comes from the Greek  “autos” which means “self”and the term was first used by Bleuler in the year 1911. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) refers to a wide range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and non-verbal communication. Autism spectrum disorder impacts the nervous …

Neurobiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder

By: Dr.Anuja Venkatesh Autism spectrum disorder refers to a group of complex neurodevelopment disorder characterized by a repetitive and pattern of behaviour and inability to form reciprocal social interaction impairment in verbal and non-verbal communication. The term ‘Spectrum” refers to the wide range of symptoms, skills, variation in level of disability in functioning of the …

Understanding challenges of parents of children with Autism

By: Aishwarya Raj Deficits in the areas of social behavior, communication, and repetitive behavior predispose children with autism to display challenging behaviors. That is, problem behavior may result from deficits in children’s ability to communicate their needs, desires, and preferences, or to know and respond to social cues and norms. It is hard for a …

Understanding Problem behavior in children with Autism

By: Dr. Rupali Joshi Autism is characterized by severe and pervasive impairment in several important areas of development: reciprocal, social interaction and communication as well as behavior and imagination. In order to be diagnosed with autism, the behavioral symptom in all of the abovementioned areas must be present by age of 3 years. The majority …

Autism : Types, Etiology and Reduction

By: Aradhana Shukla Autism, also termed as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complicated state which combined communicational and behavioral problems. Autism is one of the five developmental disorders included under the umbrella of the pervasive developmental disorder. In addition to autism other other disorders in the group are : Asp berger syndrome, Rett disorder, …

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – Primary and Secondary Symptoms

By: Dr. AnalpaParanjpe,PhD Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, behavioral andcommunication challenges. Most often individuals with ASD may look like other people, but may communicate, interact, behave, and learn in ways that are different from most other individuals. The learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities of individuals with ASD can range …