Central region: Call made for stepped-up efforts as regards reinforcing National Association of Autism and Dawns Syndrome Victims
The National Association of Autism and Dawns Syndrome Victims called for stepped-up efforts with a view to reinforcing its activities in t he Central region.
Asmara, 05 April 2014 – The National Association of Autism and Dawns Syndrome Victims called for stepped-up efforts with a view to reinforcing its activities in t he Central region. It made the call at a meeting with parents of victim children, sub-zonal Administrators and representatives of national Associations as well as line ministries yesterday.
Mr. Kiflai Gebremichael, Chairman of the Association, explained the causes of Autism and Dawns Syndrome, and pointed out that victims of such states of mental distortion have been suffering from a stigma. He further indicated that continued promotional activities have borne raised popular awareness, and subsequently nurturing favorable societal attitude in this regard.
Moreover, Mr. Kiflai called on mothers to demonstrate due diligence as regards early identification of Autism and Dawns Syndrome among infants.
Ms. Ertra Yihdego, a member of the Association’s Board, outlined the advantages children Autism and Dawns Syndrome victims could get through becoming members, and said that promotional activities have given rise to inspired public awareness to this end.
The participants of the meeting put forth views focusing on several issues.
Mr. Kalab Tesfasilasie, Head of social service in the region, disclosed that the regional Administration is in active engagement with stakeholders as regards patronizing victims of Autism and Dawns Syndrome.