In the past three years the Emirates Autism Society focused on the training and education of parents in addition to the kids with autism activities and general participation with a total of 227 activities, according to the following statistics
- Parent’s workshops: 92
Number of attendees: 2,398
- General events and conferences: 63
Number of attendees: 21,300
- Kids with autism activities: 72
Number of attendees: 2,255
In this year, theEmirates Autism Society wants to focus more on spreading the awareness among the community through a range of activities that will highlight the skills of people with autism and the use of art as a means of the awareness about autism through volunteers or through brochures that will be distributed to the public in addition to other lectures and workshops.
The theme of the campaign is “touched by autism “because the autistic can be a member of your family, your neighbor or a colleague at work.