In the framework of the program "Accessible environment" in Russia will open a specialized center for the fight against autism. This statement was made by Deputy Minister of education and science Veniamin Kaganov.
One of the main tasks of the centre is to train personnel to work with children with autism. Specialists will also develop new programmes for the rehabilitation of such children. After the launch of the centre will begin to give advice to families with children with ASD.
Autism is difficult to see how a classic mental illness. Most children with autism have some behavioral problems, but the creation of optimal conditions for communication and training give good results. Importantly, according to doctors, to find some area in which people with ASD will be talented.
Over the last 5 years the number of children with autism has increased. Today in correctional schools in Russia has about 8 thousand children with ASD.