#Autism

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
Actor Wentworth Miller reveals autism diagnosis in his Instagram post.(Photo credits: instagram/ wentworth miller)

  • Wentworth Miller said autism diagnosis is a privilege that people don't enjoy
  • He thanks his supporters who helped him
  • Autism Diagnosis is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behaviour

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
It was really hard for my parents and me to understand my brother's needs. (Photo Credit: Opoyi)

  • My elder brother has autism and speaking from personal experience, we need to be an extra set of eyes for them
  • For people suffering from autism,doing every small task can be very difficult
  • Social interaction is not their strong suit

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Autism hinders a child's physical and mental growth. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Autism is proved to be a genetic disorder by various researchers
  • Albert Einstein, Sir Isaac Newton and Mozart suffered with some form of autism
  • About one in 160 children has Autism Spectrum Disorders, WHO says

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Although autism was once believed to be the result of improper parenting, researchers now believe that genes—not psychological factors—are to blame. (Photo Credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • The first case of autism was identified in 1943 
  • An estimated 1 in 40 children in India have autism to some degree
  • According to doctors, there are no laboratory or medical test for detecting autism