Autism in Nepal


The blog I did 4 years ago related to Autism in Nepal featuring the interview with Sunita Maleku, chairperson of Autism Care Nepal.

Sujen Man Maharjan

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Autism is a neural developmental disorder  characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. The symptoms become apparent before a child is three years old. Autism affects information processing in the brain and it is not yet well-understood condition of the brain.  It is said to be not curable  but the symptoms are manageable with proper interventions.  It is one of three recognized disorders in the autism spectrum (ASDs), the other two being Asperger syndrome, which lacks delays in cognitive development and language, and pervasive developmental disorder, not otherwise specified (commonly abbreviated as PDD-NOS), which is diagnosed when the full set of criteria for autism or Asperger syndrome are not met.

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I did my internship in Autism Care Nepal last year in March where I met children with autism in the day care facility.  It was wonderful to see the children and how they behaved as if they were living in separate worlds within the same space we…

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