World Autism Awareness Day observed in Bogura

3 April, 2019 12:00 AM printer

BOGURA: The World Autism Awareness Day-2019 was observed here on Tuesday with the theme of “Assistive Technologies, Active Participation”, reports BSS.

To mark the day, Department of Social Services, District Administration and various voluntary organisations jointly observed the day through holding a rally and discussion meeting.

The government officials, children and NGO activists joined the rally holding placards and festoons in hand aimed at creating awareness among the people about the persons with disabilities. The rally paraded different streets of the town.

“Autistic people are not burden in their families, society or the state if they are groomed up properly,” Deputy Commissioner Fayez Ahmed said while conducting a meeting at the conference room of his office here.

He addressed the meeting as the chief guest with Deputy Director of the Department of Social Services Md Saidul Islam Khan in the chair.