Over 200 guests benefited from in-depth presentations regarding autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders at the 3rdInternational Autism Conference at The Presidential Club in Tehran. This important event, sponsored by the Charity Foundation for Special Diseases, The University of Tehran and Senses Cultural, brought together leading Iranian specialists and, through the efforts of Senses Cultural, visiting specialists from universities in the United States and Turkey.
INTERNATIONAL AUTISM CONFERENCE IN TEHRAN ON DECEMBER 9TH & 10TH
Day one was focused on scientific research and clinical interventions for an audience of professionals, while day two featured practical, day-to-day intervention recommendations from a child psychologist, a behaviorist, a speech and language specialist and an occupational therapist. In addition, numerous formal and informal meetings took place between the leaders of various research institutions to discuss potential collaborations focused on the needs of affected children and their families. Immediately prior to the conference, Senses Cultural arranged for a one-day conference for professionals in the city of Isfahan, followed by a visit to an early intervention school for children with all types of special needs related to intellectual disabilities. All in all, it has been an eventful week for Senses Cultural and its work in Iran.