Autism Spectrum Disorder

Children with Autism show group of disorders in communication, social interaction and behavior disorders in a mild to severe degree of impairment.  It is found more commonly in boys than girls.  Early intervention of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is the urgent need of our society and also demand of parents of such children.  The PNR Society has added the rehabilitation services for ASD children with technical and financial support from Heard and Hand for the Handicapped (HHH) Foundation, USA at Nataraj special school for Cerebral Palsy Children. 
Various awareness activities were conducted for indentifying such children from Bhavnagar and district.  In last 3 years about 75 children with ASD were assessed and at present 40 students are enrolled on daily basis for treatment of sensory therapy, speech stimulation, occupational therapy, activities of daily living, special education, etc.