World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day on April 2 every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with autism spectrum disorder throughout the world. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution (A/RES/62/139). World Autism Awareness Day”, passed in council on 1 November 2007, and adopted on 18 December 2007. It was proposed by Mozah Bint Nasser Al-Missned, the United Nations Representative from Qatar and consort to Emir Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, and supported by all member states. This resolution was passed and adopted without a vote in the UN General Assembly, mainly as a supplement to previous UN initiatives to improve human rights.
World Autism Day is one of only seven official health-specific UN Days. The day itself brings individual autism organizations together all around the world to aid in things like research, diagnoses, treatment, and acceptance for those with a developmental path affected by autism.
Autism Point organized a seminar on the world autism awareness day at Lahore, Pakistan on 2nd April, 2022. Families who living with ASD Autism Spectrum Disorders invited, as well as social workers, media and other related professinals being invited in this seminar.
11:00 AM Start with Recitation of Holy Quran by Hafiz Malik Waqas
11:10 AM Naat by Hamayun Naqshbandi
11:20 AM Greetings & Welcome by Talib Fareed
11:30 AM Autism types and different stages by Ms. Huma
11:45 PM Role of Occupational Therapy in Autism by Ms. Noreena / Ms. Rabia
12:00 PM Speech therapy importance in Autism by Ms. Hibah Ahmed
12:30 PM Role of Physiotherapy in Autism by Mr. Umar
01:15 PM Role of families who living with autism by Talib Fareed
01:30 PM Motivation for families who living with Autism by Shumaila Batool
2:00 PM Families Questions / Answers