Health Days 2019
World Autism Awareness Day

Every ​April 2nd is a UN observance called the World Autism Awareness Day, which aims to increase the world awareness about the autistic children and this disease in our world.

Facts:
  • One in 160 children has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
  • ASD often appears in early childhood and may continue beyond puberty.
  • The most important symptoms of autism are no response to  one’s names, delayed speech, and repeating some movements and words.
Official Date:
  • Globally: April 2nd, 2019.
  • Locally: Rajab 26th, 1440H.
Objectives:
  • Promote awareness about the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and its symptoms.
  • Enhance the role of people with ASD and their acceptance in society.
  • Support people with ASD and their families.
Theme:
«Light It Up Blue!»






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