Tag: Autistic Children

Kids with autism 50% more likely to be obese: Study

New York: Children with developmental delays, including autism spectrum disorder (ASD), are up to 50 per cent more likely to be overweight or obese compared with the general population, a study says. Among children with ASD, those with a higher degree of impairment and more severe symptoms were at even greater risk of developing obesity […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Autistic children more likely to face maltreatment, claims study

New York: Parents, take note. If your child is suffering from autism spectrum disorder (ASD) then you have to be more cautious, as a new study has suggested they are more likely to face maltreatment than normal children. The study, published is the journal Autism, found that children with ASD were nearly 2.5 times more […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021