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World Autism Awareness Day: Social Acceptance Helps To Reduce The Impact Of Autism
Early signs of the autism are often detecting in children as young as 2 to 3 years, and it is advisable that the parents start treatment as soon as possible for improving the outcomes, according to the doctors.
The Children with autism need social acceptance to help to reduce the effect of the disorder, they say. Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, which it refers to a range of conditions characterizing through challenges with the social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and non-verbal communication as well as the unique strengths and differences.
It is causing a combination of the genetic and environmental factors.
On April 2 which is observing as a World Autism Awareness Day. “The biggest issue with autism remains at the grassroots level. Patients need a Social Acceptance and also Interventing at an early stage.
“A child is not making eye contact but speaking or not responding but being called by name or to gestures then a doctor should consult immediately,” says the doctor. The Early signs of autism are detecting at the age of 2 to 3 years, Patel says.
After offering free treatment to the thousands of autistic children in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Secundrabad and also that in the foreign countries, Patel is now focusing on Odisha as well as in the rural areas on the east coast.
Snehal Deshpande, who is a consulting therapist and also Head of Department in the pediatric rehabilitation, says the modern-day lifestyle has to take away the experience of togetherness from the families. There is a total disconnection from the circle of security which a child wants. “A child with the autism is given a sensory diet.
comprising of various therapeutic activities which are enhancing his participation in the School and interaction with family and friends. “What child needs most is the time from his mother, father and immediate caregiver to connect and to make him feel secure and independent.
“Screen time that is the use of electronic devices such as TV, mobile, tablets should be kept negligible, and the child should give toys, books, and interactive home-based situations,” she is adding.
Bijal Srivastava, a pediatrician at Dr. LH Hiranandani Hospital, says in the present era, a phenomenon is called ‘virtual autism’ has identified where the children who are giving more exposure to the screen time are prone to develop autism-like symptoms which are reversing to stop using such material.
“The devices have a negative impact on the developing brain of an infant through providing an exciting world of colors, sound, images. Excess screen time is also adversely affecting a diagnosed autistic child,” she says.
Once autism is diagnosed, multi-factorial approach with the behavioral interventions, sensory stimulation, speech therapy, occupational therapy, which is focusing on the development of social skills, language, communication and daily skills, which are needed to deal with the disorder.
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