Alwaleed Foundation supports art course
Riyadh, May 14, 2013
Saudi-based Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundation chaired by Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, recently supported a course of psychotherapy art to the benefit of The Charitable Society for Autism Families in Riyadh.
The psychotherapy art course aims to train specialists of art therapy which has been scientifically proven to be effective of in modifying the condition of autism and other psychiatric diseases, a statement from an official said.
The course will be instructed by academic professors with field experiences specialising in every aspect of the course session which will be held by The Art Center, Autism Research and Treatment Center, licensed by King Abdullah Institute for Research and Consulting Studies at King Saud University.
The course aims to train 20 specialists (males and females) and will be held on two sessions per year throughout a full semester (15 hours per week).
The Alwaleed Bin Talal Foundations are involved in a wide spectrum of humanitarian and philanthropic activities in more than 80 countries. Their main focus areas have been established around strategic initiatives, ranging from disaster relief and community development, to women and youth empowerment, as well as promoting intercultural understanding. – TradeArabia News Service