Parents of children with autism in UAE speak out to raise autism awareness

Dubai — Parents of children with autism in the UAE spoke of the daily challenges they face in raising children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in a bid to raise awareness on the developmental condition. As the World Autism Awareness Day draws near, parents like Atiq Mubarak, father to six children— five of them on […]

Autism awareness walk expected to draw over 1000 participants

Dubai, UAE – The 7th annual A Walk for a Walk event will be taking place next month in an effort to raise awareness regarding autism within the community as well as awareness of the 7th annual autism walk in Dubai, taking place in April this year. The Emirates Walk for Autism first took place […]

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 […]