WHAT IS AUTISM?

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI -

Autism is a neuro-phys­i­o­log­i­cal dis­or­der which af­fects the so­cial and emo­tional ar­eas of the brain. It af­fects as many as 1 in 110 chil­dren and 1 in 70 boys. Boys are four times more likely than girls to have autism. There is no med­i­cal cure for autism, but early di­ag­no­sis and in­ter­ven­tion helps a per­son to adapt and func­tion bet­ter.

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