Top 5 Autism News Stories of 2017
From a top-rated primetime TV series to the latest advances in technologies and therapies, there was plenty that made the news in the field of Autism.
A news story that stayed in the headlines for days was the Tamil Nadu government's decision to make autism therapy free for all children at private centres in the state.
News about a new blood test that could test if a child has autism and even the grade dominated the headlines.
A school in the United States that is helping to train people with autism to find jobs in the tech industry scores high for its message of empowerment and finding ability in disability.
The iconic show Sesame Street, which has been winning the hearts of kids across the world for decades, introduced us to a new character, Julia, who happens to be on the autism spectrum.
And finally, they may not have won the Oscar awards but they certainly won plenty of hearts. Meet the strong visual artists with autism who worked on the film Doctor Strange.