Prime Minister Launches National Autism Plan

 17 Apr 2017 - 15:49

Prime Minister Launches National Autism Plan


Doha: HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani launched the National Autism Plan 2017-2021 in a ceremony that was held Monday at the Four Seasons Hotel.

The plan aims to improve the lives of people and families of people with autism, which has become widespread locally and globally. It continues throughout life and affects the way autistic people interact with others and the surrounding environment.

The growing number of autistic people and the increasing demand for available services in Qatar stresses the need for the national plan, which helps in developing adequate general and professional support for autistic people.