Bangladesh

Advancing Autism Screening in Developing Countries

 

Researchers have shown that a simple ... More...

WHO Adopts Autism Resolution

On May 30, the executive board of the World Health Assembly adopt... More...

Autism Speaks Applauds the Unanimous Passage of a New UN Resolution on Autism

On December 12, 2012, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) unanimously passed a new resolution calling on governments to take urgent action to improve access to long-term healthcare, education, training and intervention programs for persons ... More...

U.N. Passes Unanimous Resolution Expressing 'Deep Concern' Over Long-Term Challenges for Persons with Autism, Developmental Disorders

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 12, 2012) – Today the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) unanimously passed a new resolution calling on governments to take urgent action to improve access to long-term healthcare, education, training and interve... More...

Resources for Non-English Speaking Families

Autism Speaks has received such positive feedback about the resources it has developed for families affected by autism, such as the 100 Day Kit. In order to make these resources more accessible to the global autism community, we have developed thi... More...

Inspired: Vision of a Nation, Declaration of a Region, Inspiration for Us All

Post and photos by Michael Rosanoff, MPH, associate director public health research & scientific review  

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Dhaka Declaration on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities 25 July 2011

We, as a group of leaders, policy makers, health actors and advocates, civil society representatives, family and service user representatives, and other stakeholders from South Asia and South East Asia, convened in Dhaka, Bangladesh to attend a Co... More...

Autism Takes a Huge Leap Forward in Bangladesh

August 1, 2011

By Andy Shih, Ph.D., vice president scientific affairs, Dana Marnane, vice president of awareness and events and Michael Rosanoff, associate director, public health research and scientific review

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News Coverage of Bangladesh Autism Conference

Autism Speaks participated in the launch of GAPH-Bangladesh and co-hosted a conference — “Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities in Bangladesh and South Asia” — together with the Bangladesh government, the... More...

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