Faridpur, April 2 (BSS) - The fifth World Autism Awareness Day is being observed here today in a befitting manner aimed to raise awareness among people about autism.
Faridpur District Administration and Social Welfare Directorate jointly organized a rally and a discussion at the district administration conference room marking the day.
Speakers at the discussion urged all to bring their autistic child under proper treatment instead of hiding their problems.
They also requested people not to make a mother liable for giving birth to an autistic child.
Faridpur Deputy Commissioner Helaluddin Ahmed was the chief guest at the programme with M Shahidulla in the chair.
Dr Sirajul Haque Talukdar, Prof M Shahjahan, Dr Sanjoy Nandi and mother of an autistic child Maimuna Khatun also spoke on the