On April 7, event on World Autism Awareness was held at BSU under the organization of Joint and Healthy Social Association and chair of Pedagogy and Psychology of BSU.
Chief of the chair of Pedagogy and Psychology Sevinj Akhundova gave information about events taking place in BSU, actions held for children suffering from autism by Student Psychological Club functioning at the chair related to April - World Autism Awareness. S.Akhundova stated that special attention and care are shown to the children suffering from autism by the state, numerous organizations and public associations implement important projects in the direction of awareness on autism with the support of President Ilham Aliyev.
Then social video dealing with support to autism prepared by the students of Baku Slavic University was presented. Rector of BSU, Professor Nurlana Aliyeva, vice rectors and deans shared their opinions on video.
Founder and chairman of Joint and Healthy Social Association Aytan Eynalova highly appreciated social video prepared by students. Speaking on the establishment and activity of Joint and Healthy Social Association, A.Eynalova noted that Joint and Healthy Social Association was founded in 2012. According to her, the organization which was founded for the support to children with the syndrome of autism signed significant projects with Women Leaders Social Association and Public Health and Reforms Center of the Ministry of Health (PHRC). A.Eynalova emphasized feeling different for having son with the syndrome of autism and established Social Association in order to support bright children like Hamza.
Psychologist Narmin Rahimli gave information about symptoms of autism spectrum disorders, discovery of autism in the medical science, problems of this symptom with social relations. Speaking about characteristic features of autistic children, psychologist conducted a number of tests showing differences of children with the syndrome of autism, presented video on autism.
Speaking on the projects implemented by Social Association, international conferences, flash mobs organized at different times, project coordinator of Joint and Healthy Social Association Khalida Hasanova noted that Social Association holds various charity fairs for support to autism. Fund from fairs is spent to the treatment of children suffering from autism.
At the end of the event “Handbook on Autism” published by Public Health and Reforms Center and Joint and Healthy Social Association, as well as booklets on autism were distributed to students. Then anthem dedicated to autism was played.
BSU Press Service