Autism: Responding to a global challenge

April 3, 2012
Saima Hossain Putul
Autism: Responding to a global challenge

Autism as an emerging global health challenge where on average nearly 1 out of 88 children are being diagnosed with this disorder. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in the United States 1 in 88 children (1 in 54 boys and 1 in 252 girls) are affected.
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Of care, culture, customization

April 7, 2011
Saima Hossain Putul
Of care, culture, customization

Your Excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good evening. I would like to start by saying how honored I am today to be speaking on behalf of families with special needs particularly autism in Bangladesh. It’s been estimated that 1 in every 110 individuals, or about 1% of the world’s population, suffer from an autism...
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Raising A Child On The Spectrum

September 15, 2010
Saima Hossain Putul
Raising A Child On The Spectrum

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a pervasive and debilitating childhood syndrome. It is a neurodevelopmental disorder that has no known cause or cure although many viable theories exist. ASD affects how a child develops his/her ability to learn from its environment, be it in the area of language, gross motor behaviour (such as running...
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