Empowering Diversity: Navigating the Spectrum with Innovation

ADU Art for Autism Competition and Autism Spectrum Disorders Symposium


In partnership with the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation (ADMAF ), the eighth ADU Art for Autism Competition received 80 artworks from seven special needs centers and schools across the UAE. The competition provided students with the opportunity showcase their talent and creativity by selecting their own themes for their artworks.

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    Abu Dhabi University
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Students displayed their exceptional art pieces at ADU’s main campus, with a jury committee later announcing the winners. In the six to 11-year-old category, Muhammad Muneeb Baig was awarded first place from Al Noor Training Centre for Persons with Disabilities, second place went to Ariana Amelia Baksh from Dubai Autism Center, and Tanmay Mahajan from Mayoor Private School, Abu Dhabi secured third place. Additionally, students in the 12 to 25 years category exhibited remarkable skills and dedication, with Asmaa Ishaq Mohammed Naseeb Al Balushi from Al Ain Autism Center winning first place and Saif Ahmed Jalal from Al-Iman Special School securing second place. While Mubarak Ali Mubarak Ali Saeed Al Owlaqi from Al Ain Autism Center came third.

Under the theme ‘Empowering Diversity: Navigating the Spectrum with Innovation,’ the fourth Autism Spectrum Disorders Symposium, in the presence of H.E. Majid Sultan AlMuhairi, Chairman of the Board of Directors at EAS. The event featured key speakers in the fields of autism, special education, inclusive education, and speech and language therapy.

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