On April 2 every year, the world observes World Autism Day. This day is dedicated to spreading awareness about autism, a neurological condition that manifests during early childhood. The aim of observing this day is to support those who are ..
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Australia’s La Trobe University in Melbourne developed an early screening tool that can detect autism in children aged between 12 and 24 months. About the new tool The new tool is known as SACS (Social Attention and Communication Surveillance). It ..
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The SpaceX Billionaire Elon Musk recently announced that he had Asperger’s Syndrome. The announcement was made in a TV show Musk was hosting. Musk also mentioned about the Dogecoin cryptocurrency in the show. Recently, an announcement was made that SpaceX ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
A Hong Kong based scientist has developed a method that uses the machine learning and artificial intelligence and scan the retinas of children in order to detect the early childhood autism. Key points The new technology can scan the retinas ..
Autistic Pride Day is observed on 18th June to create awareness about autism among people. Autism is a developmental disorder that affects the individual’s ability to interact and communicate. This day is represented by a rainbow infinity symbol, which represents ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
The World Autism Day was observed on April 2nd amid the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic. The theme for 2020 is ‘Transition to Adulthood’. Autism Autism is a developmental disorder that affects the nervous system and the brain. Though its exact ..