CRP observed World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, 2019 with the slogan “Assistive Technologies, Active Participation”. The paediatric department organized a rally with autistic children, their parents, paediatricians and therapists of CRP, around CRP premises. On the following day, the paediatric department arranged an art competition at CRP’s Faraz Hossain centre. CRP’s Executive Director, Md. Shafiq-ul Islam attended the programme and cheered on the children.
Five autistic children and teachers from CRP’s William and Marie Taylor Inclusive School (WMTS) joined the Prime Minister’s Programme on this occasion. CRP’s Nursing College also held a rally to mark the day including all students and faculties. CRP-Mirpur and other divisional centres of CRP also observed the day with rallies, seminars and other programmes.