Day: October 6, 2018

Freemalaysiatoday.com: The trouble with dealing with autism in Malaysia

Freemalaysiatoday.com: The trouble with dealing with autism in Malaysia

Behavioural consultant Sitra Panirsheeluam during a teaching session.

PETALING JAYA: Although many are familiar with the term “autism spectrum disorder”, also known as ASD or simply autism, behavioural consultant Sitra Panirsheeluam says the complexity of the disorder makes it difficult to understand.

Sitra, who runs an early intervention centre for

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Independent.ie: Autism education video goes viral

Independent.ie: Autism education video goes viral

Tralee’s Lisa Curran pictured with her five-year-old son, Christopher, who has autism.

Autism education video goes viral

Independent.ie

An educational video designed to help the wider public to understand what autism is really like has gained over 600,000 views since being posted online two weeks ago. The video

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Cbc.ca: Hundreds of thousands of women with autism may be going undiagnosed because it's a 'male disorder'

Cbc.ca: Hundreds of thousands of women with autism may be going undiagnosed because it's a 'male disorder'

A leading UK-based autism researcher is raising the alarm about the potential that a vast number of girls and women with autism may be going undiagnosed, as a result of gender bias.

“We have a bias that autism is a male condition because of all the depictions of autism and all the

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