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How does Autism Manifest Differently in Females?

Statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are diagnosed in males more than 4% compared to females. With surveys such as these, it is typically hard to decipher whether there are more cases or more registration of cases. The question in this particular case is […]

What are the Signs & Symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism can manifest in a child with a variety of signs and symptoms that may suggest the prognosis of the disorder. From specific facial features to divergent social behavior, there are multitudinous indications one can look out for when it comes to identifying autism in individuals. That is to say, not everyone with autism may […]

Effects of Autism

Effects of Autism Autism Spectrum Disorder can manifest in children in a multitude of ways. These are effects not just psychological, but physical and social as well. At such a tender age, autistic children do not only have to face challenges against their ability to function; they must simultaneously face the stigma it poses. This […]

What is Autism?

What is¬†Autism? Mental health is a prevalent topic in current popular discourse. With awareness campaigns- like the digital campaign called We See Things Differently, and the Light It Up Blue campaign in Dubai- and organizations built around the idea of inclusivity- like Autism Speaks and Small Steps Big Dreams, mental health problems are seen less […]

Autism and Stigma in Dubai

Autism and Stigma in Dubai Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has been gaining momentum in the social narrative nowadays, as the global community tries to unlearn and relearn previously misconstrued developmental conditions. However, those who strive to make a place in the world for those with autism are faced with a number of external challenges, mainly […]