Ranveer Saini’s Journey from Autism to Gold

Ranveer Saini was 1 year and 11 months old when he was diagnosed with autism. Since that day, Ranveer's parents had decided not to let him be just another kid with this disorder, struggling to speak.

In 2015, the 16-year-old defied all myths about autism when he won the Gold medal in Golf at the Special Olympics in Los Angeles.

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder is a serious neuro-developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate, interact and learn. More than 10 million children in India are autistic.

Dr Zirak Marker, Medical Manager and Child PsychiatristIt is now believed that 1 in 68 children may have autism, which implies that autism is a lot more prevalent than earlier research suggested. Timely diagnosis of autism can lead to prompt treatment, which can drastically improve the prognosis of the condition in a child.

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