Wellness - Mental Health | 0-18 yrs

Developmental Disorders

Dr Nandini Mundkur

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How To Know If My Child Is Autistic - Parentcircle

This World Autism Day, we look at the most crucial element in treating autism – early detection. How can a parent know if his seemingly normal child is autistic? An expert perspective coming your way Latha and Ravi have two sons – five-year-old N...

Understanding Autism - Parentcircle

Attempting to break down the puzzle of autism, we talk to Merry Barua, Founder and Director of Action For Autism, a national charitable organisation that pioneered the autism movement in South Asia. It was in the early 1940s that autism was picke...

How To Talk To Your Child About An Autistic Sibling - Parentcircle

While most adults understand how to deal with an autistic child, younger children don’t. Parents should explain to their child, who is normal, about autism and how to deal with his autistic sibling. One day, finding her 5-year-old son Suresh broo...

Quick Facts On Autism

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that is marked by two unusual kinds of behaviors: deficits in communication and social skills, and restricted or repetitive behaviors. In the psychiatric community, thinking about autism ...

7 Behaviors That Reveal A Child May Have Autism

“Autism is a severe neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by social withdrawal, by repetitive behaviors and by some kind of focal attention in its classic form. Basically, it’s an inability to relate to others.” – Harvey V. Fineberg A...

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