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CNAC has organized a four day long ‘Teachers’ Training Program’ for the teachers working in various Autism Schools in the country at CNAC conference room, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University from January 31 to February 3, 2013.

The objectives of the program are to develop teaching and presentation skills and to know how to use ABLLS and keeping data.

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A 12 member Bangladeshi team from the Centre for Neurodevelopment and Autism in Children, Dept. of Paediatrics and Neurology of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University including doctors, therapists and autism teachers visited Korea to attend a training program on Competency Enhancement of Diagnosis and Treatment of ASD for Child in Bangladesh from 7-23 June 2012. The training program was organized and conducted by KOICA, Korea.

The content of the training program were on the latest trend of ASD, diagnosis and evaluation of ASD and treatment and intervention of ASD. Moreover it was enriched with cultural exchange program including drama revealing the social stigma and discrimination against the children with autism and their family. The participants of the program also exchange and sharing their views through the various workshops, group works and presentations.

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A sewing machine distribution ceremony was held at Centre for Neurodevelopment and Autism in Children (CNAC), Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) premises on Sunday, July 1, 2012.

A.N Mahfuza Khatun Baby Moudud, MP, distributed sewing machines among the mothers of the children with autism. She hoped that use of these machines will add to the efforts of lessening their distress and helplessness.

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CNAC Organized “Amader Osadharon Shishura”

Dhaka, 03 April, 2012: Centre for Neurodevelopment and Autism in Children (CNAC) has been organized an exclusive entertainment evening “Amader Osadharon Shishura”- for the children with autism and their families at Milon Hall, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on the eve of 5th World Autism Day 2012 on 3rd April 2012.

Main attraction of the event was popular TV serial Sisimpur ‘walk around’. Eminent media personality and cultural activists Asaduzzaman Noor , Ali Zaker, Sara Zaker, Noted journalist Baby Moudud MP were present at the occasion.  Renowned Rabindra Sangeet singer Mita Haq, band artist and singer Nakib Khan and Partho Barua were performed popular songs on the occasion.

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Media can play vital role in raising awareness on autism” – said Saima Hossain Putul, the chairperson of the National Advisory Committee on autism in Bangladesh while she was speaking at a meet-the-press program at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Wednesday, 21 March, 2012. She also remarked that there is no specific statistics of the children affected with autism.

Read more: Meet-the press Program by National Advisory Committee on Autism in Bangladesh held at BSMMU

 

CNAC has successfully completed a 5 day long training program on Autism at CNAC Auditorium, 2nd Floor, Block E, BSMMU. The training program was conducted by a team of three member autism specialists from India led by Merry Barua, Director, National Centre for Autism in India and Founder Director of Action for Autism in India. Other two members are Nidhi Singhal and Indrani Basu. The numbers of participants were doctors 70 and 79 therapists, psychologists and autism management teachers. They came from the different parts of the country.

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Madam Yoo Soon-Taek, the wife of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited the Centre for Neurodevelopment and Autism in Children (CNAC), Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University on Monday, 14 November as part of a three-day tour of Bangladesh accompanied by the adviser to the Prime Minister for health Dr Syed Modasser Ali . During her short stay at CNAC, Madam Yoo Soon-Taek had an opportunity to meet the children with autism, talk to them, and also get a better understanding of the centre and its activities detailed by the program coordinator director of the centre, Dr. Shaheen Akhter. Later she addressed a meeting at the Milon Hall of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
Earlier, Madam Yoo Soon-Taek was welcomed by the vice-chancellor of BSMMU, Prof. Dr. Pran Gopal Datta.

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Nakib Khan and Partho Barua, noted celebrity, musician and singer donated the sum of 25 lakh taka to Centre for Neurodevelopment and Autism in Children (CNAC), the nation’s leading autism organization in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

They earned this money from the reality show "Ke Hotay Chaye Kotipoti"- celebrity show. The program is the Bangladeshi version of the internationally acclaimed intellect based reality shows "Who Wants to Be Millionaire" – one of the most popular TV franchises.

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A day long “Orientation Training Program for Medical Professionals on Early Childhood Development” was held at the seminar room of Centre for Neurodevelopment and Autism in Children (CNAC) under Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on 15 and 16 October, 2011. Selected participants for the orientation training program are medical officers and resident from Child Department of BSMMU.

Veteran child specialist, professor of pediatrics and executive director of Early Learning for Child Development Project, Institute of Child and Mother Health (ICMH) Professor Dr. S.M. Shahnawaz Bin Tabib was facilitated and coordinate the training program.

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A two-day international conference on autism titled “Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities in Bangladesh and South Asia” was inaugurated at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel in Dhaka on 25 July, 2011 with a call for promoting legislative and policy actions to ensure quality healthcare for autistic people, especially the children.

The conference has brought together government leaders, policymakers, experts and activists from around the globe to discuss how to spread awareness about autism in Bangladesh and other South Asian countries.

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