"I cannot emphasize enough the importance of a good teacher".
“Education is that component which brings in a meaningful relationship between the happenings around us and how our senses experience them.”
― Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay, How Can I Talk If My Lips Don't Move?: Inside My Autistic Mind
“Autists are the ultimate square pegs, and the problem with pounding a square peg into a round hole is not that the hammering is hard work. It's that you're destroying the peg.”
― Paul Collins
“Universities are renowned for their tolerance of unusual characters, especially if they show originality and dedication to their research. I have often made the comment that not only are universities a 'cathedral' for worship of knowledge, they are also 'sheltered workshops' for the socially challenged.”
― Tony Attwood, The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome
“Autism does not have a look. Autism cannot be cured by discipline. Autism is not a disease. Autism is a way of being. Autism is a neurological difference. Autism is a unique way of viewing the world.”
― Tina J. Richardson
“The Tragedy isn't Autism - The Tragedy is the lack of understanding of Autism, Lack of resources, Interventions not being met with the person in mind and Assumptions being made about the person.”
― Paul Isaacs
“I know of nobody who is purely autistic, or purely neurotypical. Even God has some
autistic moments, which is why the planets spin.”
Jerry Newport, Your Life is Not a Label
Welcome to AUTISM SOCIETY OF INDIA (ASI)
The Autism Society of India is registered under the Karnataka Societies Act – Registration Number BLU-S160-2006-07
- Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests in children by the age of 3.
- It has a debilitating effect in the areas of communication, socialization, cognition, imagination and intuitive thought, and it severely inhibits a child’s repertoire of interests and social interaction.
- The degree may vary from mild to very severe and is hence it is known as Autism Spectrum Disorder. At the lower end it is known as Classic Autism and at the upper end it is called Asperger Syndrome
In the USA it is said to be 1 in 68 (CDC- US- http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism/data.html ) making it the third most prevalent developmental disorder in the world Read More