K. FAQs for Autism

Q: What other conditions are associated with ASD?
A: Children with ASD may also have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), Sleep problems, Gut problems, Seizures, etc

Q: What government aids are available for ASD?
A: Niramaya scheme (Health Insurance), VIKAAS daycare, Samarth scheme for residential services, GHARAUNDA( Group home and Rehabilitation services for disabled)
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Q: Will I be able to receive a disability certificate for ASD?
A: Yes, ASD is recognized in the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act of 2016, under which your child can avail a disability certificate if the criteria are satisfied.