Society & Culture

Autism Association urges more social acceptance of people with autism

Some autistic children with parents

On the occasion of World Autism Day, Maldives Autism Association (MAA) urged society to give equal acceptance to people with autism.

Managing Director of MAA Ifham Hussain said that some schools still neglect autistic children despite provision of a proper educational system to cater for them.

“All schools need to provide equal opportunities for children with autism. Rarely though, we see that some children are ignored,” said Ifham Hussain.

Appreciating the improvement seen in the community towards autism, Ifham noted that several challenges remain to be overcome by the society as one.

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Source URL: Mihaaru-News

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