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  • Health - 15 Apr 2019
    Autistic persons often adhere to stereotypical behaviour on daily basis characterised by the need to adhere to a strict schedule or routine in a familiar setting or environment. Examples may include...
  • Health - 26 Feb 2019
    Autism has no cure at present. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex disorder with various manifestations. The aim of treatment is to lessen associated difficulties and deficits and to improve...
  • Health - 26 Feb 2019
    Diagnosis of autism is difficult since it is a complex disorder and no two individuals with the disorder have similar manifestations. There are no medical tests like a blood test that can help...
  • Health - 26 Feb 2019
    Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) include autistic disorder, Asperger’s syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS). The chief characteristic of this group of...
  • Health - 21 Feb 2019
    Sticking to a predictable daily routine, with little manoeuvrability for change, is commonplace for a lot of children with autism. Deviating from routine can lead to anxiety, meltdowns, tantrums and...
  • Health - 18 Feb 2019
    Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a group of neurodevelopmental disorders characterised by impaired social interactions and communications in different settings/multiple contexts.
  • Health - 29 May 2019
    The exact cause of Asperger syndrome is unknown and the pathology that underlies this condition is not well understood. However, research suggests that the factors that cause this condition may be a...
  • Health - 4 Sep 2019
    Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. The condition is characterized by inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity,...
  • Health - 29 May 2019
    Asperger Syndrome is a development disorder that was first described by Viennese paediatrician, Hans Asperger, in the 1940’s. The disease however found a place in the official guidebook of all mental...
  • Health - 5 Jun 2019
    Asperger syndrome or Asperger disorder is one of the many disorders that form the range of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).