Awards & Certificate Of Appreciation
Awards & Certificate Of Appreciation
- Al Faisalya Society, representing Jeddah Autism Center, won the award for the best center in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the best center within the Arab Gulf Countries for its distinguished role in supporting social work and social projects. The award was given during the meeting of the Twenty-Sixth Session of Social Affairs Ministers' Council . The meeting was held in Sultanate Oman as part of the Arab Gulf Countries projects to support autism.
- The first place in the bowling championship during the international dual encounter between students of Jeddah Autism Center and Kuwait Autism Center. The Saudi Sports Federation organized the Championship for the Disabled for the cup of His Royal Highness Prince Abdul majeed bin Abdul Aziz - prince of Mecca Province-.
- Plaque of excellence in humanitarian contribution during the Second Conference for Autism and Communication Disorders from the Scientific Center in Kuwait.
- • Plaque of excellence in social work for supporting and rehabilitating the disabled.
- • Agreed with Ministry of Education to give students who were fit for academic education and the curricula of public education and get their certificates approved by the Ministry.
- Maintained the first and second places in Prince Sultan Bin Salman competition since 1424-1431 H for Holy Quran memorization. The student Mohammed Hashem was the first autistic child in the Arab and Islamic world to memorize all of the Holy Quran.
- Participation in the Olympics Swimming Championship convened in Al-Hsa Province and won the first and third places.
- Participation in the Second Gulf Championship for Autism category in Riyadh.
- • Participation of two students in the World Olympics Championship convened in Shanghai, China. The students won bronze and silver medals.
- • Participation in Athletic Championships of the Organizations and Centers for several years and won many medals.
- Participation in the Third Gulf Championship for Autism. It was convened in Qatar. The Center won the first place and two golden medals for diving and basketball.
- The Center organized the events of the First Scientific Forum for Autism Centers in the Arab World entitled "Autism: Reality and Future". This was under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud in the headquarters of Jeddah Chamber of Commerce.
- • Hosted the twelfth meeting for Gulf Autism Centers Union in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries in 1431 H corresponding to 25 November 2010. Her Royal Highness Princess Fahda Bint Saud Bin Abdul Aziz, President of the Gulf Union and President of the Society, chaired the meeting.
- The Center supported school students (boys and girls) by supporting the social programs like voluntary work and community service .
Activities and Events:
- The Center organized an art competition entitled “We and the Arab Gulf” on Tuesday 13th Jumada al-Awal in 1431 H corresponding to 27th April 2010. It was under the patronage of the artist Safia Bin Zaqr aiming to enrich and develop autistic children’s feelings towards the surroundings in Arab Gulf countries. Fourteen autism centers in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries have participated. The exhibition included 44 paintings. The student Hatem Abdullah Al Shahri won the first place from Ithar Daycare Center.
- Participated in the competition “Art on the Beach” organized by Help Center.
- Participated in the annual awareness campaign for the disabled organized by Help Center entitled "Color Your Pavement".
- Participated in Mobily Marathon for running and won third place.
- Al Faisalya Society, in collaboration with Mother of Prince Faisal Autism Center and Shumu Al Amal Center, organized the Fourth Gulf Championship for Autism, It was held in the Green Hall under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Sultan Bin Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. Forty-nine autistic students from Arab Gulf centers have participated (Bahrain, Kuwait, Emirates, Qatar, Oman, and Saudi Arabia). Students from Dammam, Mecca, Jeddah, and Riyadh won 10 medals.