Tag: Autism

How to help your child with autism sleep better

How To Help Your Child With Autism Sleep Better

Most children with Autism have sleeping difficulties. A lack of a good night’s sleep can affect not only the child but everyone in his or her family, especially mum. Their sleeping difficulties include difficulty falling asleep, inconsistent sleep routines, restlessness or poor sleep quality, waking early or waking frequently. [Autism: The myths and the facts]…

Women and girls with autism

Empowering Women And Girls With Autism

World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognised day that holds on the 2nd of April every year. It raises awareness of issues surrounding people, particularly children, with autism worldwide. The theme this year is “empowering women and girls with autism” In November 2017, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution drawing attention to the…

How An Autistic Child Can Excel

Autism/Autism Spectrum Disorder is a condition that is usually detected in children when they are between the ages of 2-3 years. It is usually identified by challenges with verbal communication, social skills and repetitive behaviours. Parents of children with autism, as with parents of other special needs children, suddenly find themselves thrown into the deep…

Autism Awareness

Seven Things To Know About Autism

Every year, World Autism Awareness Day is internationally recognized to take measures in raising awareness about people with autism throughout the world. It was the ninth annual World Autism Awareness Day on Sunday, April 2nd, with the theme for this year being “Toward Autonomy and Self-Determination”. To contribute to raising awareness on autism, we put together a list…

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Your Questions Answered

What are Autism Spectrum Disorders? The term “Autism” has been expanded into “Autism Spectrum Disorders” (ASD), which is a group of brain developmental disorders characterised by challenges in communication and social interaction along with persistent repetitive behaviours. There is a wide variety of symptoms and severity across the spectrum, ranging from mild challenges to interference…

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GTbank’s Orange Ribbon Initiative offers Therapy to Autism in Nigeria  

The Orange Ribbon initiative is an advocacy programme designed to support children with developmental disabilities, most especially the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). It seeks to ensure that these children are not stigmatized and that they receive the required support from parents, teachers, friends, government and the society. The two-day conference of GT Bank Orange Ribbon…

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