Autism

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  • ‘Building more special schools for autistic children a must’ 2019-10-05 21:21

    ‘Building more special schools for autistic children a must’

    TEHRAN – Establishment of more special schools for children suffering from autism is a must, Saeedeh Saleh Ghaffari, the director of Autism Association, said, pointing out to the challenges of these children in regular schools and the lack of teachers who are trained to meet the needs of these children.

  • autism 2019-05-12 19:56

    Iranian researchers conducting project on autism disorder

    TEHRAN – A group of Iranian researchers are carrying out a pioneering project on robotic technology and smart systems to treat neurodevelopmental disorder in patients suffering from autism, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Autism 2019-04-07 12:57

    Opening new autism centers on agenda

    TEHRAN- University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences is going to open two autism centers in the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21), announced the university’s vice chancellor for medical care and rehabilitation. 

  • Educator's guide to autism published for elementary schools nationwide 2019-02-23 12:21

    Educator's guide to autism published for elementary schools

    TEHRAN – A guidebook for teaching autistic children has been prepared and published for elementary schools across the country, deputy director of educational planning and rehabilitation at the Special Education Organization has said.

  • Tehran to host autism conference 2019-02-13 21:55

    Tehran to host autism conference

    TEHRAN – The 4th conference on autism disorder with a theme of empowering human resources and families will be held in Tehran on February 20.

  • Online autism screening website launched in Iran  2019-02-04 22:54

    Online autism screening website launched in Iran 

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Welfare Organization launched an online autism screening website on Monday, ISNA news agency reported. 

  • Subsidies doubles for underprivileged patients suffering autism 2019-01-13 22:33

    Subsidies doubled for underprivileged patients suffering autism

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Health has doubled the subsidies allocated to 4,000 autistic patients under the Welfare Organization’s coverage, granting 10 million rials (nearly $250) subsidies per patient, head of the transplantation and treatment of diseases department at the Ministry of Health has announced.

  • 2,400 students suffering autism attend schools nationwide  2018-12-14 22:28

    2,400 students suffering autism attend schools nationwide 

    TEHRAN — Some 2,400 students suffering autism are attending schools nationwide, director general for special schools organization affiliated with Education Ministry has said.

  • School for autistic girls opened in Tehran 2018-10-18 08:36

    School for autistic girls opened in Tehran

    TEHRAN — A school for autistic girls opened in Tehran district two on Tuesday, ILNA news agency reported.

  • autism 2018-09-24 23:19

    No school for autistic girls in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Despite existing five schools special for autistic boy students in Tehran, there still exists no school for girls suffering the disease, said Seyed Mohammad Ali Miri, an official with Iran Autism Association here on Sunday.

  • Most advanced autism center to open in Tehran 2018-08-02 10:29

    ‘Most advanced autism center to open in Tehran’

    TEHRAN – The most advanced center providing autistic children with proper services will be set up in Tehran, head of Arman Shayan rehabilitation center has said.

  • Welfare Organization to implement online screening for autism 2018-07-16 09:06

    Iran develops smart system for early autism screening

    TEHRAN – A group of Iranian experts have developed a smart comprehensive system for early autism screening by using smart systems and methods like smart toy cars, cognitive plays and smart screening system.

  • autistic girls 2018-06-10 20:36

    First school for autistic girls to open in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The first school for autistic girls will be opened by the beginning of the [Iranian calendar] month of Mehr (in the new school year, starting on September 23) in Tehran, deputy director for educational planning department of the Special Education Organization has said.

  • Special schools planned for students with autism in Tehran 2018-05-23 20:15

    Autism screening pilot scheme to launch in Iran

    TEHRAN – An autism screening program will be piloted in a collaborative initiative between the Welfare Organization and the Special Education Organization by September 23 in Isfahan province, Mohammad Taqi Jaghtaei, an advisor to the Ministry of Health has said.

  • Downtism Café is the first-ever café in Iran run by ten teenagers with autism and Down syndrome 2018-05-15 19:59

    ‘Welfare organization supports cafés run by disabled people’

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Welfare Organization provides financial support to set up cafés which are run by people suffering from different kinds of mental and physical disabilities, an official with the organization has said.

  • Welfare Organization to implement online screening for autism 2018-05-04 20:46

    Welfare Organization to implement online screening for autism

    TEHRAN – Iran will provide online autism screening programs in the current calendar year 1396 which started on March 20, 2018), an official at the Welfare Organization said on Thursday.

  • Autism, down syndrome teenagers run café in Tehran 2018-05-03 10:41

    Autism, down syndrome teenagers run café in Tehran

    TEHRAN — Ten teenagers with autism and down syndrome are running a café in northern Tehran, Tasnim news agency reported.

  • Mohammad Reza Asadi 2018-04-28 04:23

    Teenagers with autism, down syndrome to run mobile, bus cafes

    TEHRAN — Teenagers with autism or down syndrome aging above 16 will run mobile bus cafes in the capital, Tehran province welfare organization’s deputy chief for rehabilitation affairs has said.

  • Iran to establish 24/7 centers for caring autistic children 2018-04-11 07:12

    Iran to establish 24/7 centers for caring autistic children

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Welfare Organization will set up round-the-clock centers in the current [Iranian calendar] year, which began on March 21, for caring autistic children across the country.

  • The hardships of families with autistic children 2018-04-04 11:09

    The hardships of families with autistic children

    TEHRAN – Although awareness towards autism has increased in Iran during recent years, families with autistic children are still voicing complaint about lack of support by national organizations.

  • The unbounded future of autistic children 2018/02/04

    By Mohammad Ali Haqshenas

    The unbounded future of autistic children

    In an unforgettable joyful moment, the newborn is handed to her mother at the hospital. The baby now means a world to her parents. Happy, they get back home, starting the tough challenge of raising the baby with all its nursing, burping and changing procedures. Everything seems normal till the baby’s first birthday.

  • Special schools planned for students with autism in Tehran 2017-12-10 09:18

    Special schools planned for students with autism in Tehran

    TEHRAN — The Special Education Organization affiliated with the Ministry of Education plans to set up schools for children with autism in Tehran.

  • autism 2017-04-05 09:25

    Five autism centers operational in Tehran province

    TEHRAN — There are five autism centers operational in Tehran province providing patients suffering the disorder with proper services, an official with Tehran province’s welfare organization said.

  • autism 2016-12-03 08:20

    Iran’s Welfare Organization conducts offline autism screening test

    TEHRAN — An offline autism screening test is now available for downloading from Iran’s Welfare Organization website, ISNA news agency reported.

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    Autism, Alzheimer’s screening schemes to be initiated in Iran

    TEHRAN — Two screening schemes for autism and Alzheimer’s diseases will be initiated in Iran over the current calendar year, which ends in March 2017, deputy for rehabilitation affairs of Iran’s Welfare Organization said.