Thursday, April 7, 2011

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month campaign in Egypt led and organized by the Egyptian Society for Developing Skills of Children with Special Needs (ADVANCE), has been launched April 2nd and will continue throughout the month of April.

The Campaign will include:

1) Awareness Seminar at Al-Sawi Cultural Wheel in Zamalek, on Thursday 14th April, 2011 from 5-7 p.m., and its topic is "Achieving Inclusion for Persons with Autism."

2) Art Exhibition "Making Connections" will open on Sunday 17th April and run for 10 days, and will be at "Nation Home of Saad Zaghloul". Opening Ceremony at 6:00 p.m.

3) Full Day Conference entitled "Autism Seventh Scientific Conference" to be held in Damietta organized in cooperation with Al-Rahma Center in Damietta in Delta, and will run from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

If anyone would like to share any other awareness events in Egypt, please let me know!


heba mohie eldeen said...

thank u very much for sharing ..i am concerned really ..and would be thankful if u kept me updated ..just wanna ask when would be that conference in damietta?? which day?

James Crohn said...

There is a huge number of children with autism.These awareness seminars and conferences really are very helpful to bring this subject to society. More conferences should take place.

Ulises said...

Hello, I am new in the blog I would like to ask you about centers for OT in Cairo. I am a diplomat from Latin America, recently my son of 3 years old was advise to attend OT because he need to improve in some areas.
Could you please recommend me a nice place for OT in Cairo? I live in 6th of octuber, working in Zamalek. Hope you can helpe me!
Many Thanks

Laura Efinger said...


You can contact the Learning Resource Center as they have two OT's employed there.