Autistic children struggle for recognition in India

There is no government data available on the number of autistic patients in India. Autism Society of India (ASI) say it is difficult to identify children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in India due to a lack of awareness and unavailability of government data.  Under the Right of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016, ‚Äúresponsibility has been […]

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No special treatment for the specially abled

People with disabilities were not able to get regular check-ups during the pandemic because the hospitals were not accepting non-Covid cases. Bengaluru: Prema became a patient of polio when she was a young girl. Now she walks with the help of callipers, and shoes with heels. She requires regular check-ups with her doctor to keep […]

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