Tag Archives: Autism

Krishna Sahu – Patient Testimony

Krishna is 10 years old, he has delayed speech and language development and ADHD. He has a twin sister (Vaishnavi) who has Autism. Krishna’s mother has been bringing both children to our Chingari Clinic for 7 years  . When he arrived he could only say two words but with daily therapy his speech has improved, […]

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World Autism Awareness Day – “Together We Can”

Joined by the international community, hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities around the world, light blue in recognition of people living with autism. Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place all month to increase understanding and acceptance and foster worldwide support. On the twelfth annual World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2019 special […]

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‘Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’

‘Dow Chemical Want Farmers to Keep Using a Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD.’ Chlorpyrifos is a neurotoxic pesticide widely used in U.S. agriculture (Dow’s chlorpyrifos trade names include: Dursban, Lorsban, Lock-On Insecticide, Cobalt). Generally sprayed on crops, it’s used to kill a variety of agricultural pests. It has a slightly skunky odour, similar to rotten eggs, and […]

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Dow Chemical Wants Farmers to Keep Using Pesticide Linked to Autism and ADHD

Organophosphates are the basis of many nerve agents, which includes insecticides and herbicides, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency lists them as being very highly acutely toxic to bees, wildlife, and humans. Chlorpyrifos is a crystalline organophosphate, introduced in 1965 by Dow Chemical, and has been known by many tradenames including Dursban and Lorsban. […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.