World Autism Awareness Day: Around 3% Indians battle intellectual, developmental disabilities

The world observed Autism Awareness Day on April 2, which is designed to recognise and understand those battling autism, an ailment that impairs the ability of people to communicate and interact with others.
In India, 3 percent of the total population is estimated to be people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (PwIDDs), according to a report titled, “Count Me In: Building an inclusive ecosystem for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities“.

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