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Archives for April 2016

Autism Acceptance & Support – The National April 23, 2016

Children as young as a year old being tested for autism, centre says Founder of the Autism Support Network in Abu Dhabi: Nipa Bhuptani. Delores Johnson / The National ABU DHABI // Children as young as a year old are being examined for autism as parents become more aware of the symptoms. The age of […]

Gulf News Express writes about us

Abu Dhabi woman sheds light on autism at UN Headquarters in NY As panel speaker at the UN Observance of World Autism Awareness Day, Nipa Bhuptani highlighted challenges faced by people affected by autism.   ABU DHABI An Abu Dhabi-based Indian woman had the rare honour of speaking on autism awareness at the United Nations […]

OUR STORY – Autism Photographs Exhibit

About “Our Story”: Our Story: A celebration of life with Autism in the UAE aims to build awareness and understanding of the individuals and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in our community. The exhibit features 10 children whose lives reflect the uniqueness, diversity, and individuality of Autism Spectrum Disorders. By highlighting the challenges […]

United Nations Observance of World Autism Awareness Day 2016

Speaking at the United Nations observance of #WAAD2016 yesterday once again confirmed to us how the challenges of persons with Autism and their families are similar all over the world and yet at the same time so different too! Seeing so many passionate people working in their communities confirms my ever held belief that Together […]

Speaking at United Nations Observance of World Autism Awareness Day WAAD2016

            Full Video of WAAD 2016 Event   My Segment on Accessible Communities starts at 1.44.35 The journey of over 20 years, my passion to change lives was shared at United Nations head office New York, for the observance of World Autism Awareness Day.   It started small, with the intention to […]