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WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY

Today marks the eighth annual World Autism Awareness Day. Autism is a pervasive developmental disorder that involves abnormal development and function of the brain. I’ve learnt that every child and adult on the Autism spectrum is different but in general people with autism show decreased social communication skills and restricted or repetitive patterns of behaviors […]

Let’s lend a hand, not a hand-out

A couple of days ago, the world celebrated International Day of People with Disabilities. Whilst this is a very special day dedicated to celebrate people’s resilience, it is also a day during which we raise much needed awareness about the hardships that people with disabilities still face. Unfortunately, even in this day and age, the […]