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