Price welcomed Harvey in 2002. He was born partially blind and also suffers from autism, ADHD and the genetic condition Prader-Willi syndrome.
Wan Jamila Wan Shaiful Bahri, a 17-year-old autistic painter from Malaysia, devoted her time to creating her Our Heroes series in tribute to front-line workers.
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 United Nations chief’s clarion call to tap the potential of those with autism should be taken note of. Building a more inclusive and accessible world that recognises the contribution of all people, including persons with disabilities, must be a “key goal”
The Ministry of Community Development is keeping pace with World Autism Awareness Day under the theme “From Transition to Adulthood” with a series of innovative initiatives and events targeting children with autism, families and parents, autism centres, and all members of the community continuing throughout April to promote sustainable awareness.