Walk For Autism Sabah 2014

Walk For Autism Sabah 2014

Autism is globally, the fastest growing serious developmental disorder. Creating awareness on Autism is crucial, and family support groups, early intervention, classroom and one on one teaching using Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and Picture Exchange Communication System (PECs) are some of the support and/or services that can assist people with Autism reach their highest potential. On December 18th, 2007, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution 62/139 tabled by the state of Qatar, which declared April 2nd World Autism Awareness Day. Walk for Autism (WFA) is an annual event held globally in the month of April. The Walk is not limited to Kota Kinabalu, but to all towns/districts of Sabah. It is open not only to parents and persons with autism, but to the public in general including all schools, universities and colleges, government and non- government organisations and all interested individuals and groups. We organised our first WFA Sabah in 2014, which saw more than 1,500 walkers showing their support and...
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Autism Awareness Carnival 2012

Autism Awareness Carnival 2012

Giving Support For People With Autism & Their Families AUTISM AWARENESS CARNIVAL 2012 28th April 2012  (Saturday) Palace Hotel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia 1PM – 5PM WORKSHOP / TALK “ Practical Strategies For Communicating At Home " FREE ADVICE & CONSULTATION (i) Oral & Dental Care For Children With Learning Difficulties (ii) OKU Card: Advice & Registration (iii) Speech & Language Consultation LEARNING & FUN (i) Lucky / Raffles Draw (only for those with coupons) (ii) Demo - “How To Make Pizza The Easy Way” (iii) Demo - “How To  Make Healthy Kaya” (iv) Colouring For Fun (for all children under 12) (v) Computer Games For Children FINALE at 4PM for EVERYONE “ZUMBA for AUTISM” with Michelle Koh ...
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Seventh Autism Awareness Month

Seventh Autism Awareness Month

As part of our 2010 awareness programs, Persatuan C.H.I.L.D. Sabah carried out an “East Coast Autism Awareness Drive” to Tawau and Lahad Datu, Sabah from 13th to 17th March 2010. More than forty parents and siblings of children with autism from Kota Kinabalu took part in this journey of awareness into autism. The objective of this drive is to promote awareness into autism – which is still very much lacking in many parts of Sabah. In Tawau, the awareness talk was held at Marco Polo Hotel.  ...
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Dialogue: Benefits of The ‘OKU’ Card

Dialogue: Benefits of The ‘OKU’ Card

Persatuan C.H.I.L.D. Sabah organised a dialogue session with regards to the Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) card. The objective of the dialogue was to introduce the card and its benefits to parents and members of the community. An on-the-spot registration drive was also carried out with the help of Jabatan Perkhidmatan Kebajikan Am (JPKA) staff and volunteer doctors. It was successfully attended by more than one hundred participants. Jabatan Perkhidmatan Kebajikan Am presented a paper. There was also a question and answer session. It was voiced out that more sessions such as this need to be organised so that parents will be able to meet with JPKA officers and discuss certain issues pertaining to the card and its benefits.  ...
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NECIC 2008

Date: 19 & 20 November 2008 (Workshop) 21 & 22 November 2008 (Conference) Venue: The Pacific Sutera Hotel, Sutera Harbour Resort Secretariat: Persatuan C.H.I.L.D. Sabah Theme: “Partners in Practice for Early Therapeutic Intervention" Objectives: To discuss the effectiveness of Early Childhood Intervention issues in Malaysia To strengthen collaboration with the relevant authorities To provide a platform for sharing of ideas, experiences and ‘know-how’ To systemise the delivery of Early Childhood Intervention Services To monitor the implementation and effectiveness of various facilities of Early Childhood Intervention Services ...
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