Health Days 2024

World Autism Awareness Day
Autism is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior and causes social challenges. People with autism may behave, communicate, interact, and learn in ways that are different from others. Their learning, thinking, and problem-solving abilities vary. There are talented people and others with severe challenges; this leads to their need for help in their daily lives more than others.

  • Raising awareness about the autism spectrum and its symptoms.
  • Raising community awareness of people with autism, especially children.
  • Employing their energies to serve society, by supporting them and encouraging their talents.
  • Supporting people with autism and their families.
  • One in 160 children has autism spectrum disorder.
  • Autism spectrum disorders appear in childhood, but they tend to persist into adolescence and adulthood.
  • Evidence-based psychosocial interventions, such as behavior therapy activities, can reduce difficulties in communication and social behavior, and have a positive impact on well-being and quality of life.
Official Date:
Globally: April 2nd, 2024 
Locally: Ramadan 23rd, 1445H

Last Update : 07 February 2024 11:17 AM
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