Autistic Children

  • An iPad app which can provide affordable therapy to autistic children July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: A new iPad application launched by an Australian university could prove helpful in dealing with autistic children. The application is designed for parents who struggle in providing adequate and affordable therapy to their autistic children. Thirteen-year-old Parul loves her new Playpad and so does her mother. They both...
  • Pets help children with autism develop social skills: study August 3, 2012

    London: Playing with furry pets could help autistic children over five years improve their social skills, according to a new study. Researchers found youngsters with the developmental disorder were better able to both offer comfort and share things if they had a 'furry friend', while those who never had a...
  • Living with Autism and the negative comments December 6, 2011

    Mumbai: At least 1 million people in India live with autism, a condition that is still very poorly understood. For many parents of children with disabilities, the big challenge is teaching the world to adapt. From birth, Chitra knew that something wasn't quite right with her son Shravan, who as an...
  • Listen: Freedom song on Autism Awareness Day April 2, 2008

    Wednesday is world's first ever Autism Awareness Day. And CNN-IBN salutes the spirit of millions of autistic children with a song called Freedom, written and sung by 18-year-old Nakul. ...
  • A musical treat for autistic children June 19, 2007

    Mumbai: Autistic children got a chance to shake a leg with singer Sonu Nigam. Actors Anupam Kher and Irrfan Khan accompanied Sonu. They are promoting their film on autism called Apna Aasman. ...