Autism awareness walk expected to draw over 1000 participants

Dubai, UAE – The 7th annual A Walk for a Walk event will be taking place next month in an effort to raise awareness regarding autism within the community as well as awareness of the 7th annual autism walk in Dubai, taking place in April this year. The Emirates Walk for Autism first took place […]

Mike Tyson shows a soft side for those with autismin at centre in Dubai

Dubai, UAE – Mike Tyson was in town this week to promote his one-man stage show Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth. Tyson, the US former boxing champion visited the Dubai Autism Centre for about an hour, getting a tour of the facilities and doing art work with 54 students, aged between three and 17 who have […]

Autism domain ‘Autism:Rocks.com’ sold for $100,000

Dubai – The domain name Autism:Rocks.com sold for $100,00. The buyer is Sanjay Shah in Dubai and was inspired to buy the domain name after he started the charity Autism Rocks. Shah has a son on the spectrum. Shah is a successful trader. News outlet Domain Name Wire met with the seller and reported that […]

Bollywood bhangra singer performs at autism center

Dubai– Sukhbir Singh, a Bollywood bhangra singer, performed at the Dubai Autism Centre last Thursday in an effort to raise awareness about ASD. The renowned singer, who sang “Dil Laga”, a song featured in the film Dhoom 2, provided both students and staff members with the unique opportunity to watch Singh perform live. The big-hearted star was, […]

New Autism Centre to Open in Dubai

Dubai – The Doris Duan-Young Autism Centre is to open next week and will provide early intervention, speech and behavioural therapy, and vocational training for people with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC). The centre has cost more than US$1 million (Dh3.67m) to set up and will be able to treat up to 100 adults and children. […]

UK man to compete in 52.5km quadrathlon for autism centre in Dubai

Dubai – Franky Spencer, 40, a fitness instructor originally from the UK will be competing in a 52.5km quadrathlon to raise money for the new building of the Dubai Autism Centre He will be swimming, cycling, paddling and running along the 52.5 kilometre shoreline of Dubai, all within 5 hours The charity quadrathlon will be […]