International Conference on Autism – India – First Day Cover 2003
India issued a stamp International Conference on Autism on 03 Sep 2003.It was organised by Tamana NGO working for Austism in India. The theme was our world of special children.
Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to a broad range of conditions characterised by challenges with social skills,repetitive behaviors,speech and non verbal communications. It is disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact.
Handicrafts of People with Special needs – Stamps of UAE 2004
This issue of stamps is an effort to support people with special needs by highlighting their creativity through the products they produce. A handicraft contest was organised in UAE in April 2004 in coordination with various institutions for special needs. To recognize the gifted winners and to highlight their creative work Emirates post issued a set of four commemorative stamps on 29 Jun 2004 based on winning entries.
50 Fils – Handcrafted Vase – This beautiful handcrafted vase was done by Aisha Hassan Mohammed, asix year old girl from Sharjah Autism Centre.
125 Fils – Painting – A beautiful painting by Bardees Abdul Munem,a 7 year old Girl from Sharjah Autism Centre.
175 Fils – Framed Handicraft – An exquisite handicraft created by Moza Saud Khalfan,a 20 year old girl and Maryam Ail Humaid , a 23 year old girl from Sharjah City.
5 Dirhams –Pottery artwork featuring Al Falaq Sura– Abdul Rasheed Hafez Abdul Hakeem , a 19 year old boy from Vocational Rehab section, Pottery Workshop ,Sharjah City created a pottery work highlighting Al Falaq (The Day Break).
50,000 stamps of each denomination were printed in sheets of 50 stamps by Oriental Printing press Bahrain.