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Qatari professor to develop remote learning e-platform for autistic children

Qatari professor to develop remote learning e-platform for autistic children

In what could be a first-of-its-kind internationally, a team of researchers led by a Qatari professor is developing a bilingual online platform to provide remote learning access for children with autism

Qatar hosts UN panel discussion on how technology can help people with autism

Qatar hosts UN panel discussion on how technology can help people with autism

The Permanent Delegation of Qatar to the United Nations has organised, in partnership with the Shafallah Centre; Mada Centre for Assistive Technology; the Health and Human Technology Department at the Faculty of Engineering and Science at Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Qatar's mission to UN holds high-level session on autism awareness

Qatar's mission to UN holds high-level session on autism awareness

The Permanent Mission of Qatar to the United Nations, together with the Mission of Bangladesh and the US 'Autism Speaks' Association, held a high-level session on the occasion of the World Autism Awareness Day.

WISH, Oxy Qatar to support young adults with autism

WISH, Oxy Qatar to support young adults with autism

The new programme stems from a 2016 WISH report that highlighted a global need to better identify the challenges faced by people with autism.

'Autism Walkathon' attracts hundreds despite gloomy weather

'Autism Walkathon' attracts hundreds despite gloomy weather

The event, dubbed ‘Autism Walkathon – A Walk against Stigma’ and organised by the Qatar Institute for Speech and Hearing (QISH), forms part of the World Autism Awareness Day in Doha.

HMC treats 3,580 children with autism in 2017

HMC treats 3,580 children with autism in 2017

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Child Development Center treated a total of 3,580 children with autism in 2017, a senior official said.

Qatar leads in raising awareness on autism

Qatar leads in raising awareness on autism

Healthcare organisations have lined up a number of initiatives to raise awareness on autism throughout April as Qatar has set up several goals to provide the best care for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Qatar lends a helping hand to people with autism

Qatar lends a helping hand to people with autism

Qatar gives increasing importance to people with disabilities of all categories, especially those with autism, ministers said.

WISH, LFC Foundation team up to help autism children break barriers

WISH, LFC Foundation team up to help autism children break barriers

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) collaborated with the LFC Foundation, the official charity of Liverpool Football Club (LFC), to host a week-long football training course that addressed effective ways for people working in sports in Qatar to engage with children who have autism, or sens

Katara hosts exhibition by child artist

Katara hosts exhibition by child artist

Katara-the Cultural Village hosted Qatar’s first ever unique exhibition by a seven-year old Qatari artist with autism, Amer al-Mansoori.

Sidra to accept autism referrals from schools

Sidra to accept autism referrals from schools

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) will accept ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) referrals from schools, complementing the recently launched Qatar Autism Plan.

New plan seeks to improve lives of people with autism

New plan seeks to improve lives of people with autism

The National Autism Plan 2017-2021 was launched by HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani on Monday.