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Productivity of Lok Sabha 118%and that of Rajya Sabha 68%; 20 Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament during the Session 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Monsoon Session 2018 has been a successful session in terms of the legislative business conducted and wide participation of all political parties in discussions on various issues of national importance, said Shri Ananthkumar, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Chemicals &Fertilizers, here today.
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These Fertility Treatments Could Increase Risk Of Autism In Children 7.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A recent study has claimed that fertility treatments may increase risks of autism in children. Autism symptoms in children begin to appear in early childhood.
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In a first, UP's Yogi Adityanath govt gives acid attack victims quota in govt jobs 5.8.2018 DNA: Money
Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in the country to extend reservation in government jobs to acid attack victims, people afflicted with mental illness, dwarfism, autism etc. The Yogi Adityanath Cabinet had approved a proposal to increase quota in government jobs by adding new categories of Divyangs from 2 to 4 per cent recently. Governor Ram Naik has signed a notification in this regard to pave the way for reservation in government jobs to acid attack victims, dwarfism, people affected with mental illness and disabilities etc. The notification was issued after making amendments into the state laws for quota to divyangs. A Bill will be introduced in this regard during the forthcoming Monsoon Session of the State Legislature to ratify the amendments. Additional Chief Secretary (Appointments) Mukul Singhal said that all the government departments have been directed to fix 1 per cent quota in government jobs for the acid attack victims, people suffering from celebral palsy, cured leprosy, dwarfism ...
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Man With Down Syndrome Was Holding A Toy Gun. Police Shot And Killed Him 4.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Early Thursday, Swedish police received an urgent call: A man was walking around the Vasastan district in central Stockholm with what appeared to be a gun.
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Google Glass is helping autistic children understand emotions 3.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Remember Google Glass; the failed AR hardware by Google which never materialized into a commercial product? Researchers are now putting it to some good cause. Researchers have used the AR glasses to develop a therapy routine for children with autism who find it difficult to understand the emotions of others, Engadget reported. Google Glass's facial recognition system notifies the wearer about the emotions people are expressing. The pilot trial resulted in positive development in autistic children who made better eye contact after the therapy.  Previously, studies suggested that using heads-up display technology like Google Glass may slow down the brain's response time.  That could pose issues for people driving, when a delay of a few seconds could mean the difference between life and death, researchers said. Heads-up display technology offers lots of information to users in seconds, literally in front of their eyes. Access to information is critical in today's fast-paced world, but the research at the ...
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She changed the lives of India's disabled 2.8.2018 Rediff: News
The differently-abled deserve a normal life.
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Tech Trend: How Google Glass-based solutions can empower autistic people in India 22.7.2018 Sify Finance
Google Glass -- an eye-wearable device that made headlines in 2015 but failed in the consumer technology space -- has now rekindled the hopes of millions of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) globally, including in India. Although no official numbers are available, at least 70 million people have autism worldwide, including over 10 million in India.
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Morrisons introduces 'Quieter Hour' to help shoppers with autism 19.7.2018 Reuters: World News
Morrisons, Britain's No. 4 supermarket chain, has introduced a 'Quieter Hour' in all of its stores, in an effort to help customers who struggle to cope with music and the other noises associated with supermarket shopping.
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PM expresses confidence all parties will cooperate in smooth running of Parliament 17.7.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed confidence that all political parties will cooperate on smooth running of Parliament during Monsoon Session beginning Wednesday. ‘Government gives huge importance to the issues raised by all political parties and them to collectively strive to create a constructive atmosphere in both Houses to achieve national good,’ Mr Modi […]
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Government holds All Party Leaders Meeting ahead of Monsoon Session 2018 of Parliament, beginning tomorrow 17.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Addressing floor leaders of parties in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha here today, ahead of the Monsoon Session 2018 of Parliament beginning tomorrow, Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi said that Government gives huge importance to the issues raised by all Political Parties and urged all Political Parties to collectively strive to create a constructive atmosphere in Monsoon Session to achieve National Good.
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Meeting of Autism Teen Social Club held 6.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Meeting of Autism Teen Social Club held
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A Brainstorming Session on Comprehensive Policy for Children with Disabilities in Education and Examination organised by CBSE 4.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A Brainstorming Session was organized by Central Board of Secondary Education on 4th July, 2018 at ITL Public School, Dwarka to frame a comprehensive policy for providing support tochildren with disabilities in their education and examination.
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Scientists develop "deep learning" robots to empower autistic children 30.6.2018 DNA: India
MIT scientists have developed a new type of "deep learning" network that can aid robots gauge the quality of their interactions with children having autism spectrum conditions by using data unique to each child. Autism spectrum disorder is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing problems in social interaction and communication. The term "spectrum" in autism spectrum disorder refers to the wide range of symptoms and severity. Armed with personalised "deep learning", the child-friendly robot NAO can smoothly estimate the engagement and interest of each autistic child, using data unique to that particular individual, based on a study performed on 35 autistic children. The new development can make their lives easier. "The long-term goal is not to create robots that will replace human therapists, but to augment them with key information that the therapists can use to personalise the therapy content and also make more engaging and ...
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LTS to help parents deal with problems of Autism 26.6.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, June 26: Lubdhak Therapeutic Solutions (LTS) will be opening its doors to those dealing with the problems associated with caring for those affected by autism and figuring out the way forward for those diagnosed with this illness.
LTS will be helping parents know whether their child is on the spectrum and then assist them with the necessary intervention, for a happy living.
LTS works using the principle of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) which strongly advocates that children with autism at the foremost needs to been taught how to communicate. Autism is a neurological disorder responsible for the delay in development and the child being unable to understand the importance of communication.

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Diabetes In Pregnant Women May Raise Autism Risk In Children: 6 Things You Need To Know About Gestational Diabetes 25.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Diabetes during pregnancy can increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder in the baby. Over 3 million women in India deal with gestational diabetes. Yet, there are a number of things about...
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Device For Students With Learning Disabilities Wins Smart India Hackathon 24.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A brainchild of students from KCJ College of Engineering, Chennai, the device makes life easier for dyslexic kids who find it difficult to read, write or interpret words, letters and other symbols.
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Screening challenges 23.6.2018 Hindu: Open Page
The importance of fixing developmental issues early
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They Never Heard Autistic Classmate Speak. Then He Gave Graduation Speech 18.6.2018 NDTV News - Latest
People who know Sef Scott know he doesn't normally speak. The 17-year-old from Plano, Texas, has autism, and other than quoting lines from favorite movies, he is mostly nonverbal. So the members of...
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Yoga on wheels 18.6.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
How a group of differently-abled people uses yoga to promote inclusion
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A school of hope for autistic children 16.6.2018 Hindu: Issues
No parent is ever prepared to hear that his or her child is anything other than happy and healthy and learning that one’s child might have autism can
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