After-school program helps raise autism awareness in UAE

Abu Dhabi, UAE – An after-school football program geared towards integrating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and raising awareness regarding the disorder in the community has recently been developed. Goals UAE was founded by Khawla Barley, the parent of a child with autism who noticed that there was a lack of adequate social programs […]

Perceptions: Raising autism awareness in Dhabi through artworks

Abu Dhabi, UAE — Emirati students created artworks that showcase how they perceive the experiences of children on the autism spectrum. The students, who were first requested to spend time with the children of the Abu Dhabi Autism Centre, drew inspiration from the youngsters they met at the center. The activity was part of an […]

Update: Screening of hit UAE documentary helps raise awareness of autism

Abu Dhabi, UAE – A new documentary that serves to provide insight into the UAE’s autism community has been well-received by audiences following its recent screening at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival. ¬†Autism Daily Newscast first reported on this documentary here. The documentary, aptly titled As One, is a production featuring 10 children with autism […]