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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 has two elements: SACS-Revised and SACS-Preschool. The SACS tool is translated into eight languages and ..
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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 is to launch DOGE-1 Mission to moon. The Geometric Energy corporation that is sending DOGE-1 ..
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 of children young as six years and help in identifying the risk of autism. The ..
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 ..
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 cause is unknown, autism is supposed to be caused by a combination of environmental and ..
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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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