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Ram Kairam, MD

Guided by more than forty years of experience in the fields of Pediatrics, Neurology, program development and medical administration, Dr. Ram Kairam, a pediatric and adolescent neurologist, is distinguished by his tireless efforts on behalf of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In 2000 he began the Autism Treatment and Advocacy Center at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in NY City to address the need for earlier identification and treatment of ASD in the South Bronx, a medically underserved and socioeconomically disadvantaged community. Aside from helping each of his patients to learn and live to their fullest potential, Dr. Kairam's emphasis on parental education and empowerment is critical to his approach to managing the Spectrum Disorders. He combines clinic and classroom in a way that puts the parent at the forefront of his/her child's care. Over the past 20 years Dr. Kairam has helped to diagnose over 4000 children with Autism. Dr. Kairam, hosts a support group for parents of children with ASD to foster hope and solidarity in the face of this complex disorder to deal with the immense emotional and financial repercussions. A fierce advocate for educating special needs children Dr. Kairam educates parents on their rights under the American Individual with Disabilities Education Act.


scientific, evidence-based and proven information. He wishes to aid in educating both medical professionals and parents in understanding the "truths" about autism so that they are providing the best quality of care for individuals with this disorder.

As simple as following appears, as you go down the list you will see why truths are at a level higher than facts!

  • Letters: One of the symbols of the alphabet
  • Words: A string of letters
  • Sentences: A series of words
  • Hypothesis: A proposed explanation made on limited evidence
  • Theories: A system of ideas to explain something
  • Facts: A thing that is known to be true
  • Truths: A factor belief accepted a true

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