Masooma Khan

Masooma Khan is graduate of Peace & Conflict studies, University of Peshawar. She advocates for children mental health rights and awarness.

Challenges of Autism: Social ignorance and lack of trained experts

It is never easy living a life as an autistic individual, it becomes more difficult when those suffering from the condition are not offered equitable support programs in their areas. Peshawar, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s capital is one among the big cities of country which lacks facilitation for autistic persons. Exact statistics of autistic children in …

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LACK OF SPECIALIZED LEARNING SUPPORT TO CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

Children with autism may face difficulty in learning as this disorder affects the children’s ability to focus, interact, communicate and control emotions. Autism children require specialized schooling facility with expert teachers to deal with their impaired communication. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, there are no specific learning areas or schools for autistic children at government and private …

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Are you ready to accept the learning disability issue of your child as a mental health problem?

‘‘Why should I take my son of five to a psychiatrist? How you dare to say this that my son has some mental disorder? You are just a teacher in this school, and we people pay you enough to work harder to teach our children. My four children secured A grade every year, but now …

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