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Unity of Minds event: workshops on the occasion of Autism Awareness Month

Event: Unity of Minds event: workshops on the occasion of Autism Awareness Month
Location: Online
Date and Time:
Saturday, 4 May 2024
10 AM – 8 PM
Language: English & Arabic

This event aims to raise awareness for Autism as part of the Autism Awareness Month. The event, titled “Unity of Minds,” will be virtual workshops organized in collaboration between the Ministry of Public Health and the “Rifd” Parent Training Program at Awsaj Academy. We are confident that by bringing together experts and community members, we can foster a greater understanding and deeper empathy for individuals with autism.
OrderTitlePresenterLanguageTimeDescriptionDurationRegistration Link
1Autistic children between gifted and protectedEmran Abdullah abukrefahArabic10:00 – 11:00 AMHow to discover and develop children’s talents and provide them with appropriate protection1 HourClick Here
2Ways to manage anger and frustration in teensSally Chalouhy & Amanda A. YousefArabic & English11:00 AM – 12:00 PMStrong feelings of anger and frustration can cause children and teens to shut down or behave in aggressive ways. Which could become a major challenge in their lives. Children and young people may experience anger and frustration for a number of reasons. These may seem like small challenges, but in reality they affect their daily lives and social relationships. An important key in dealing with these challenges is to remember that anger is not the problem. We all experience these feelings. They are natural and healthy. What matters most is learning how to manage that anger and frustration in healthy way.1 HourClick Here
3Facts and Misconceptions in Autism Spectrum DisordersRazan MasriArabic & English12:00 – 1:00 PMHighlights on the most important facts and common misconceptions about Autism1 HourClick Here
4Oral health education and prevention from teeth cavities and gum diseases as well as diagnosis and treatment for Autistic childrenAbdulhakim Ahmad AlyafeiArabic & English1:00 – 2:00 PMDistinguish between oral pain and nerve system pain and proper teeth brush finally the options of dental and gum treatment.1 HourClick Here
5The Eight MethodsEida Waleed AlhumaidiArabic3:00 – 4:00 PMEveryone needs mental health to continue their life journey, especially parents of individuals with disabilities, as they face multiple challenges. They need ways that help them overcome these challenges or difficulties they encounter. Among these ways are: expression, seeking help, and confronting fears. We will explore all of these in the Eight Ways workshop, which will help parents maintain their mental health.1 HourClick Here
6Autism Spectrum Disorder Problems and Solutions (Problems Related to Sleep and Nutrition)Dr.Yazan Awni AbunawasArabic4:00 – 5:00 PMDuring the workshop, we will talk about the most common problems among children with autism spectrum disorder and discuss problems with feeding, sleeping, and using the bathroom, and how to develop plans that contribute to treating them and reducing their impact on the child.1 HourClick Here
7Theory of Mind in children who have Autism Spectrum DisorderJacques Chahine IssaEnglish6:00 – 7:00 PMI will outline the concept of theory of mind and its typical development in children. Understanding how theory of mind is assessed and the challenges children may face is essential. Following that, we will offer strategies to assist parents in enhancing their children’s theory of mind abilities.1 HourClick Here
8Behavior management training and controllingAbeer Abu KutnahArabic7:00 – 8:00 PMHow to deal with people with autism disorder in different places such as home ,school and how to manage their behavior through training.1 HourClick Here
  • 4 May 2024
  • 10:00 - 20:00
  • Online