Wellness - Disabilities | 0-18 yrs

Autism: Different Therapies To Treat

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Do you know that children suffering from Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) face difficulties in language, social-interaction, and in communication? They also have a tendency of repetitive behaviours. 

For parents, teachers and care givers of autistic children, it is a constant struggle to make them do their basic tasks. However, there are various therapies which are  helpful in managing symptoms of autistic children. 

The ClipBook also talks about how music, arts and drama help autistic children. Remember, with patience, dedication, and therapy, autistic children can lead normal lives.

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