A new society dedicated to autism has been formed by a group of parents whose children are diagnosed with the condition. The Bahrain Autistic Society has now been officially registered with the Labour and Social Development Ministry, its head
First & Foremost Hotels and Resorts, a bespoke hotel management company, has joined hands with South African championship golfer Ernie Els to launch a new hotel concept that will introduce the first autism-friendly resort in the Gulf region.
Staff members from Rosewood Jeddah, a leading hotel in the Saudi Arabian city, came together to mark and support Autism Awareness Day last week, in association with the Jeddah Autism Centre.
The two partnered up with local cycling group
Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, chairman of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundations, received at his office in Riyadh Princess Samira Bint Abdullah Al-Faisal Al-Farhan, chairman of the Charitable Society of Autism Families and an acco
Experts in speech and language pathology from the US and professionals in the field of special education will come together to address issues faced by people affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
The Fifth Annual Autism Ar
Jotun Paints donated paint and facilitated the painting of the Safe Center, a non-profit organisation established to help children with autism and asperger’s syndrome.
The activity, which was part of Jotun’s corporate
Damac Properties, a leading real estate developer in the region, has donated Dh1 million ($272,183) to support the building of a new, high-tech care facility for the Dubai Autism Centre.
Hussain Sajwani, chairman, made the contrib
Build-A-Bear Workshop, a brand where children make their very own stuffed toys, has raised BD1,000 ($2,641) for autism in partnership with charitable organisations in the local community in Bahrain.
This GCC-wide initiative saw th
Scientists studying girls with the eating disorder anorexia have found they show a mild echo of the characteristics of autism - a finding which could point to new ways of helping anorexics overcome their illness.
A study by the le
Emirates Modern Poultry, also known as Al Rawdah has partnered with Dubai Autism Center to raise awareness and launch fundraising campaigns on autism in the UAE.
As part of the partnership, consumers contribute Dh1 (27 cents) to h