The institute made the statement on the occasion of the World Autism Awareness Day, calling for efforts to raise awareness about people with autism, and to support them and their families.
Meanwhile, judging by the data provided by the psychiatric service, the number of new cases at the Children and Adolescents Psychiatric Unity is around 200 a year, an increase, which, according to doctors, relates to the discovery of undiscovered cases.
Since Avery was diagnosed with severe non-verbal autism two years ago, Emde has grown to be an outspoken advocate for families raising children on the spectrum, including her own.
Autism can be an isolating and confusing condition and research suggests it is being overlooked in girls.
Third Eye, an organisation working for autistic affected, organised the event to create an awareness among the general public about the disorder.
Every year, April 2 is observed as the World Autism Awareness Day.
“The most important thing to be aware about during Autism Awareness Month”, said Chicagoland mother Lisa Orsic, “is that children have ALREADY recovered from autism”.
Autism refers to a lifelong brain development disorder that affects social interactions, learning, routines and communication.
“Understanding autism can help us all to make changes, for example, in the way information is given, as this can make a big difference in the lives of autistic people”.
Specifically for adults with autism, the National Autistic Society (NAS) says it is quite common for people to have gone through life without an autism diagnosis, feeling that somehow they do not quite fit in. “They only want children who follow the “social norms”, Dalwai said. There are hidden reasons for their behavior.
Nonetheless, whether these symptoms of autism are present or not, the best measure for early detection is to always have a child undergo screening at 18 and 24 months.
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“They do not know how to deal with children with special needs and sometimes are openly annoyed by their behaviour”. Our job is to promote their positive behaviors while decreasing unwanted behavior.
This event will feature presentations and panel discussions with autism experts, as well as community and businesses and organizations. In 2015, an estimated 164,000 people had autism, representing about one in 150 Australians (up from an estimated 64,400 people in 2009). Others may appear to be developing normally and then show signs of age and growth-related slowing along with atypical behaviours associated with autism. What we consider normal back-and-forth conversation and emotion in a typical social context is deficient in children with ASD.
The five-week course, which will be delivered by Torrens University lecturers and people from the autism community, will be valuable for educators, parents, relatives and health workers who care for someone on the autism spectrum.