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Meet The Powerhouse Ashoka Fellow Ending Ignorance About Autism In India

Back in the 80s in India, if you uttered the word autism, you were most likely to be met by a confused stare. No one knew much about the condition, let alone understand it. And then the movie ‘Rain Man’ released with Dustin Hoffman's epic performance of a man suffering from autism, and this word entered at least popular vocabulary in India too.