BSMMU to run course on Autism, NDDs


DHAKA, April 01, 2019 (BSS) – The Institute of Paediatric Neuro disorder
and Autism (IPNA) today got the approval to run a course on Autism and other
Neuro Developmental Disabilities (NDDs) by the Academic Council of
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

The aim of the course is to deepen the expertise in the field of autism
spectrum disorder (ASD) and related Neuro developmental disorders and create
a pool of qualified individuals to meet the needs of autism and NDD service
providers, said a press release here today.

The certificate course is designed in response to the growing public
concern about services for children with ASD and NDDs in Bangladesh.

The programme enables physicians, psychologists, special educators,
teachers, therapists and parents to acquire expertise they need to work in
the field of Autism and NDDs.