A-HEART UniMAP To Unearth Talent Of Children With Autism, Special Needs – Vice Chancellor

ARAU, Jan 26 (Bernama) — The initiative by Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) to set up the Autism Hub for Educational Resources and Training (A-HEART) is aimed at developing the talent of children diagnosed with autism.

Unimap vice chancellor Datuk Prof Emeritus Dr Kamarudin Hussin said A-Heart was not only for children with autism but all special children in Perlis.

“Apart from unearthing the talent of children with special needs, we have also introduced A-Heart member card,” he told reporters after the opening of a programme to celebrate the talent of special children at Auditorium Perpustakaan Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra (PTSFP), here Tuesday.

The Raja Puan Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Hajah Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil who is also the pro-chancellor of UniMAP and Royal patron of A-Heart was also present.

According to Kamarudin, the A-Heart member card was introduced to offer special attention to children, parents or caretakers of children with special needs at the centre.

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