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On his first day of elementary school back in 2009, Dinh Vu Tung Lam was sent home after biting a friend on the ear. 

Autism disorders benefit from 'multidisciplinary interventions'

An 8-year-old boy from HCM City diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder is now able to communicate with friends, family and teachers after receiving four years of multidisciplinary treatment.

Teacher helps students with autism integrate

Thanks to the love of her job and her sympathy for disadvantaged children, Nguyen Ngoc Hanh has helped many students with autism learn to read, write, and spell their name.

Charity class makes dreams come true for needy children

On an area of 10 square metres in a narrow alley on Sai Gon riverbank is a special classroom which has operated for more than 20 years making literary dreams come true for many underprivileged children in the city.

Autism: Scientists take 'first steps' towards biological test

 Scientists have taken the first steps towards what they say could become a new blood and urine test for autism.

Exhibition features autistic Vietnamese children

 Noted American photographer Debbie Rasiel is sharing her view of the world of people with autism at a photo exhibition in downtown Hanoi.

Parents say one thing and do another, teachers afraid of students

VietNamNet Bridge - Teachers as well as the entire society should take responsibility to stop school violence, educators say.

Inexperienced teachers, parents assume shy children are autistic

VietNamNet Bridge - Many students who are reticent by nature are considered autistic because of the attitudes of inexperienced teachers. 

Software detecting autism to be introduced

Software helping parents, caretakers and medical staff to detect early developmental and autism spectrum disorders, provide information and give advice on early intervention in order to build appropriate intervention programmes

Freeze sperm at 18, bioethicist urges men

 The sperm of all 18-year-olds should be frozen for use in later life because of the risks attached with being an older father, a UK bioethicist has argued.

Measles vaccine not linked to autism, even in high-risk kids: study

 The measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine does not increase the risk of autism, even among children considered at a high risk for the disorder, according to a study of about 95,000 children with older siblings.

A mother's inspiring struggle with autism

VietNamNet Bridge – Hiding under a table in the classroom, Dao Hai Ninh watched in pain and dismay as her three-year-old daughter was subjected to the "special method" used by a centre to teach autistic children.

Autism link to air pollution raised

 A link between autism and air pollution exposure during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.

Autism growing in Vietnam

Autism growing in Vietnam; France to sponsor tertiary education festival; Taxi app in breach of local regulations; Russian Duma Chairman meets Hanoi students; Denmark assists Vietnam in energy saving

HCMC teacher offers lesson in compassion

 VietNamNet Bridge – "Bang Tuyet" means ice and snow, but this teacher -- who decided overnight to devote her life to helping children with Down syndrome and autism -- has a warm heart that contradicts the coldness of her name.

Miracle mum puts autism in the spotlight

VietNamNet Bridge – Fourteen-year-old Nguyen Trung Hieu stares unblinkingly at the music sheet before him and gently rests his fingers on the piano. Then he takes a breath and begins to play, his hands dancing over the ivory keys.