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What Qatar Airways, Etihad Aviation Group and Emirates do together?

Qatar and United Arab Emirates are nonetheless not in speaking phrases. Airways can’t function between these nations, however airways within the Gulf area are supporting World Autism Consciousness Month. After Qatar Airways additionally Etihad Aviation Group, in cooperation with Emirates Autism Society, supported World Autism Consciousness Month by organising a collection of occasions and actions in the course of the first week of April.

Highlighting the necessity for elevated consciousness and understanding of autism, Etihad hosted an consciousness workshop at its Coaching Academy. The workshop featured an informative presentation by Sheena Kathleen Reynolds, an Occupational Therapist from the Wilson Centre for Little one Improvement. A brief documentary named “Lemonade” was additionally broadcast to the viewers. The documentary highlighted the difficulties, hopes and aspirations of households of autistic adults.

An unique innovation gallery of paintings and robots crafted by people with autism was additionally held along with the workers occasion.

Yousef and Kareem, two kids who dream of turning into tv presenters, hosted the occasion and welcomed the audio system and the company.

Khaled Al Mehairbi, Senior Vice President of Abu Dhabi Airport Operations and Chairman of the Sports activities and Social Committee at Etihad Airways, stated: “We’re delighted to cooperate with Emirates Autism Society to extend consciousness of autism within the hope of enhancing the lives of kids and adults with autism and higher combine them into society. We look ahead to persevering with our assist of Autism Consciousness Month throughout the UAE.”

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Etihad has additionally joined 1000’s of companies, buildings and iconic landmarks in ‘Mild It Up Blue’ – a world initiative on World Autism Consciousness Day which falls on 2 April – by lighting the outside of its amenities in addition to the interiors of its Abu Dhabi Airport premium lounges with blue, the globally recognised color for autism, and invited its non-uniformed workers to put on informal garments with a contact of blue.


Pins and flyers with autism consciousness info have been distributed to company at Abu Dhabi Worldwide Airport by kids from Emirates Autism Society.

Autism is a developmental dysfunction encompassing extreme abnormalities in reciprocal social interplay, verbal and nonverbal communication, accompanied by restricted and repetitive behaviours and pursuits. These behavioural signs are current in very early childhood, earlier than the age of 36 months. Steady efforts are made throughout the UAE to advertise consciousness of Autism and combine autistic people throughout the society.

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