Young Malaysian with autism is a model, actor and painter

Thasraveen, who was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome a decade ago, enjoys modelling. Photo: Ikhwan Abdullah

Student Thasraveen Chandra Segaran, 21, was in high spirits after the Autism Rules Fashion fashion show, held at a shopping mall in conjunction with World Autism Awareness Day in Kuala Lumpur recently.

The young lad, diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome and attention hyperactivity deficit disorder, had every reason to smile.

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