A workshop on Autism was attended by Mrs. Ruchi Dey, Mrs. Priya Upadhyay, Mrs. Ruchi Parasrampuria and Mrs. Lovleen Shukla, on 2nd April 2019, at the Stock Exchange Auditorium. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Shree Akhilesh Bajpai, Deputy Director Empowerment of Persons Disability Department.
A panel of renowned pediatricians and psychologists talked about Autism and its early detection in children. The panel included Ms. Ruma Chaturvedi (Director, Pushpa Khanna Memorial Center), Dr. Himani Khanna (Development Pediatrician, Delhi), Ms. Kavita Sharma (Founder, Prayas Bangalore), Dr. Alok Bajpei (Psychologist) and Ms. Priti Agarwal (Educationist, Founder & CEO Kangaroo Kids).
The workshop began with a ‘Street Drama’ enlightening everyone about Autism. It was an eye opener for all of us as it highlighted the current prevalence, social, sensory, communication issues and behaviourof a child having Autism.