Welcome to Forum For Autism

Forum For Autism has a wide knowledge-network of parents and professionals that is made readily available to anybody in the field of ASD, whether they are parents/caregivers of freshly diagnosed children, families that have
recently moved to Mumbai, parents in search of doctors, therapists, schools or other facilities for children with ASD. Professionals and Researchers too have availed of this network from time to time.

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Autism

Our Vision

Since each child is unique, there have been certain techniques that have been found to work more efficiently with Autistic children. Depending on the child’s difficulties. He or She may need a special educator, Speech therapist, etc.

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Our Vision

Since each child is unique, there have been certain techniques that have been found to work more efficiently with Autistic children. Depending on the child’s difficulties. He or She may need a special educator, Speech therapist, etc.

Read more

Our Vision

Since each child is unique, there have been certain techniques that have been found to work more efficiently with Autistic children. Depending on the child’s difficulties. He or She may need a special educator, Speech therapist, etc.

Read more

Our Parent Trustees

Darshana Sawant

Darshana Sawant

President
Rajendra Kshirsagar

Rajendra Kshirsagar

Secretary
Gururaj Rao

Gururaj Rao

Treasurer

Our Advisory Committee

Dr. Vrajesh P. Udani Pediatric

Dr. Vrajesh P. Udani

Pediatric Neurologist
Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy

Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy

Pediatrician, Specialist in Developmental Disorders
Dr. Anjali Joshi

Dr. Anjali Joshi

Sr. Occupational Therapist
Ms. Merry Barua

Ms. Merry Barua

Director, Action For Autism

Our Cause Ambassadors for Autism

Sanjeev Kapoor

Sanjeev Kapoor

Alyona Kapoor

Alyona Kapoor

Harsha Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle

Anita Bhogle

Anita Bhogle

What is Autism?

Autism is a developmental disability that affects communication, social interaction, and play skills. Autism affects about 1 in 68 people and it occurs four times more in boys than in girls. It affects brain function and should be diagnosed by a medical professional. Children with autism will exhibit the following symptoms:

Trouble learning language as well as problems with verbal and non verbal communication Problems with social skills Presence of unusual behaviours (e.g., hand flapping, rocking, biting) and strong preference for sticking to a routine
Individuals with autism may have trouble processing things they hear, see, smell, touch or taste. Also, autism is known as a spectrum disorder, meaning the severity and type of symptoms…Read More