The concept of school psychologists is not well known in Bangladesh. Although in recent years, we have been able to bring the issue of mental health to the fore, making provisions for having psychologists in school is still uncharted territory for us. Given the work they do and the impact their work has on the… Read more »
There is no exact data available as to how many children and adults in Bangladesh suffer from Autism Spectrum Disorder. Otherwise known as ASD
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.
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… Read more »