Events

 

Events

May
25
2018

A two-day workshop, geared towards educators and caregivers, took place at the Issam Fares conference hall at AUB, on May 25 and 26, 2018.

 “Maximizing Student Progress”

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April
19
2018

Our very own Dr. Rose-Mary Boustany, thanks to OpenMinds support, had the opportunity to share some of her research findings in two highly visible conferences: “Autism in Lebanon: 2018” presented on April 19th, 2018 as part of the 49th Middle East Medical Assembly at the Academic and Clinical Center (ACC) conference hall at AUBMC, and, another on “Positive Impact of GalCer on CLN3 disease” presented on May 5th , 2018 as part of the Recent Advances in Rare Diseases conference  (RARD2018) in New Delhi. Both were attended by adult and pediatric neurologists, psychiatrists and psychologists, therapists and geneticists from all over the world.

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February
22
2018

OpenMinds and the AUBMC Special Kids Clinic held their 5th annual fundraising dinner on Thursday February 22, 2018 at the Seaside Arena in Beirut, in the presence of Prime Minister Saad Hariri and a host of prominent political, business leaders as well as social figures.  

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May
11
2017

A roundtable discussion on the special needs of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities (ND) in times of conflict was held as part of the First Global Conflict Medicine Congress May 11th, 2017 at the Rafic Hariri School of Nursing. Speakers included UN Special Envoy Sigrid Kaag, Melissa Diamond from A Global Voice for Autism & Rita Flora Kevorkian from UNCHR and was attended by physicians, social workers, therapists and concerned caregivers.

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