World Autism Awareness Day Proclamation

April 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

From the steps of City Hall, Minister of Health Kim Wilson delivered a proclamation recognizing the fine work done by Bermuda Autism Support and Education [BASE] and acknowledging World Autism Awareness Day, as observed by the United Nations for the last ten years.

World Autism Awareness Day encourages UN Member states to take measures to raise awareness about autism throughout society.

World Autism Awareness Day aims to inform the general public about the global health crisis of autism, stress the importance of early diagnosis and early intervention, and to celebrate the unique talents and qualities of individuals with autism.

Minister Wilson

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Bermuda Institute student Ahmaya Peets playing the violin for the gathering

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Minister Wilson together with Ahmaya and Ahmani Peets and their father Anthony Peets, the President of BASE; [back row, l-r] Johnnel Booth, Sherri-Lee Boucci, Sara Westhead, Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling and Thea Furbert

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