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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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Forum For Autism [FFA] is a public trust formed in 2001, registered as a Pubilc Trust and society as a parent body to empathize with each other, understand their concerns and anxiety, fight the common cause. The primary aim of FFA

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Our Mission

Understand you child's diagnosis. Learn about autism from the professional who has diagnosed your child, other professionals who work with autistic childerns, parents of autistic childern read books literature avilable on the same.

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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.

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Our Cause Ambassadors for Autism

Sanjeev Kapoor

Sanjeev Kapoor

<div class="our-team"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><img src="https://www.forumforautism.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/alyona-kapoor.jpg" alt="Alyona Kapoor" title="Alyona Kapoor"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div class="team-prof"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h3>Alyona Kapoor</h3><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
Harsha Bhogle

Harsha Bhogle

<div class="our-team"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><img src="https://www.forumforautism.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/anita-bhogle.jpg" alt="Anita Bhogle" title="Anita Bhogle"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div class="team-prof"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h3>Anita Bhogle</h3><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] -->

Our Advisory Committee

<div class="our-team"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><img src="https://www.forumforautism.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/vrajesh-udani.jpg" alt="Dr. Vrajesh P. Udani Pediatric" title="Dr. Vrajesh P. Udani Pediatric"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div class="team-prof"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h3>Dr. Vrajesh P. Udani</h3><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <span>Pediatric Neurologist</span><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div class="our-team"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><img src="https://www.forumforautism.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/vidba-krishnamurty.jpg" alt="Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy" title="Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div class="team-prof"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h3>Dr. Vibha Krishnamurthy</h3><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <span>Pediatrician, Specialist in Developmental Disorders</span><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div class="our-team"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><img src="https://www.forumforautism.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/anjali-joshi.jpg" alt="Dr. Anjali Joshi" title="Dr. Anjali Joshi"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div class="team-prof"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h3>Dr. Anjali Joshi</h3><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <span>Sr. Occupational Therapist</span><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>
<div class="our-team"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><img src="https://www.forumforautism.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/merry-barua.jpg" alt="Ms. Merry Barua" title="Ms. Merry Barua"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --><div class="team-prof"><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <h3>Ms. Merry Barua</h3><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --> <span>Director, Action For Autism</span><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div><!-- [et_pb_line_break_holder] --></div>

Our Parent Trustees

Darshana Sawant

Darshana Sawant

Rajendra Kshirsagar

Rajendra Kshirsagar

Gururaj Rao

Gururaj Rao


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

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