Saudi Arabia – The Jeddah Autism Center received educational material and modules called “education entertainment” from the Hassan Abbas Sharbatly Foundation. The materials wil be used for children who are on the autistic spectrum.
Omaima Sudairi is director of the center and thanked Ibrahim Sharbatly, vice chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for serving the community, the Arab News reports.
She said the books and other material they received will help children in learning and becoming useful members of society.
She also added that the Jeddah Center for Autism is a leading center in the Arab world, with training programs to help autistic children learn and lead a normal life.
At present the Center has more than 22 charitable programs to serve the community.
The incidence of autism among Saudi children is on the rise, with one out of every 100 individuals in the Kingdom.
The original and full article by Fouzia Khan on the Arab News website can be read here