The Dubai Autism Center on Wednesday announced that its 15th annual autism awareness campaign will be launched on April 2 on the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day, under the patronage of the Dubai Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
In line with the Ministry of Health and Prevention’s plan to get frontline health workers vaccinated against the coronavirus, Dubai Autism Center’s employees have taken the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
As part of the national disinfection programme to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Dubai Autism Centre (DAC) carries out its campaign to sterilise all the educational and therapeutic facilities apart from administrative offices at the Centre.
The Dubai Autism Centre (DAC) organised a webinar entitled “Introduction to Pivotal Response Training (PRT)”, conducted by the DAC Autism Programme Head, Nicholas Orland, on a Facebook live broadcast to target the widest possible segment of parents and professionals working in the special education sector.
Price welcomed Harvey in 2002. He was born partially blind and also suffers from autism, ADHD and the genetic condition Prader-Willi syndrome.
Sheikh Hamdan said the leadership is committed to providing people of determination all the facilities and services needed to enable them to contribute equally to social and economic life and develop their talent and human potential.
The authority confirmed that the guideline will be translated and distributed to medical facilities to ensure that its recommendations reach families, helping enhance the provision of integrated care for people with ASD.