Dr. Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe speaks on common signs of autism in male and female child
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27 April 2019 | 5:39 pm
Nigeria records more than 100,000 cases of autism annually. As the globe marks World Autism Month, internal medicine physician Dr Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe takes us into the world of autism, and explains why early recognition, as well as behavioural, educational, and family therapies, may reduce symptoms and support development and learning of people living with autism.
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