Occupied Jerusalem, ALRAY- Dozens of autism children and their families in occupied Jerusalem participated on Saturday in a march organized by the Jerusalem Society for autistic children with the support of the United Nations Development Project and Islamic Bank, on the International Day for autism children.
The march began in the streets of Jerusalem, with the participation of the scout teams from Bayt al-Hekma and Shaza al-Ward schools, in addition to the clowns who participated in a show for the awareness of autism children.
Huge banner of the march was raised in the march; the participants wore T-shirts that carried slogans included "March for Autism trouble awareness" and "Laugh with us autistic children".
Director of the Jerusalem Society for Autistic Children Khalil Jaradat, confirmed that the march organized to raise awareness about autism patients, they are not disabled children but they are normal, it is necessary to integrate them into the society of their peers.
He explained that there are more than 600 boys and girls in the city of Jerusalem described as autistic patients; the association tried to provide them with appropriate treatment programs.