Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs a person’s ability to communicate and interact. It impacts the nervous system and affects the overall cognitive, emotional, social, and physical health of an individual. According to the World Health Organisation, Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as it’s referred to, affects one in every 100 children. In India, an estimated 18 million people suffer from autism. While there is no known cure for autism, early diagnosis and intervention can improve the outcomes and quality of life of individuals with ASD.
Anchor: Teena Jha
Doctor: Dr. Prerna Sharma, Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology, IHBAS
: Dr. Dheeraj Bahl, Medical Superintendent, RML Hospital,
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