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Retinal scan technology developed to identify Childhood Autism

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 of children young as six years and help in identifying the risk of autism. The ..

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Autistic Pride Day observed on June 18

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 the infinite possibilities that autistic people have. According to the data of the World Health ..

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World Autism Day observed on April 2nd

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 cause is unknown, autism is supposed to be caused by a combination of environmental and ..

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April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

Every year, the World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2 by the members of United Nations. The day is observed to take measures to increase awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Highlights In all there are 7 health specific UN days. World Autism Awareness Day is one among the seven. This is being observed ..

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2019 edition of Autistic Pride Day (APD)

The Autistic Pride Day (APD) is observed every year on 18th of June to recognise the importance of pride for autistics and understands it not as a disease but as a difference. Autism or Autism Spectrum Disability is a range of complex neurodevelopment disorders characterized by social impairments, communication difficulties, restrictive and repetitive pattern of ..

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