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APRIL- focus on autism Minister of Social Development and Family Services the Honourable Cherrie-Ann Crichlow-Cockburn was the feature speaker at a special function organised by the Autistic Society of Trinidad & Tobago to commemorate World Autism Day. Autism Place, the headquarters of the organisation, is within the constituency of Lopinot-Bon   Read More ...

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  On Sunday 3rd December, the Autistic Society of Trinidad and Tobago (ASTT) observed the United Nation’s International Day for Persons with Disabilities with its Annual Christmas Party for some three hundred members, friends and volunteers at Autism Place, D’Abadie. Despite the rainy weather, children and adults on the autism spectrum, and their   Read More ...

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Veg Out (located on the campus of the University of the West Indies) donated again the proceeds of their profanity jar to ASTT along with gifts from friends and family who included Rose, Ornella and Khristin from Caribbean Toyland, Anjana and Sherene from the Ministry of Community, Culture and the Arts and   Read More ...

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  “As a society, we have a moral responsibility to ensure that those who are marginalized, those who do not have a voice and those who are weak are fully integrated into our society.” – Her Excellency Reema Carmona, First Lady of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, during her   Read More ...

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On Friday 17th February, Mrs. Joy Valdez, a retired teacher and volunteer at the Autistic Society of Trinidad and Tobago (ASTT), launched her latest publication, We Live and Love Too- Meet Some Persons with Autism. Her work features a collection of personal stories told from the perspective of people with   Read More ...

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Photos from ASTT’s Sensory Friendly Divali Celebrations which took place on Saturday October 22nd at Autism Place.

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On Friday 19th February the Autistic Society of Trinidad and Tobago (ASTT) culminated a week of workshops on addressing issues of challenging behaviour by hosting an Autism Seminar at the Cipriani College of Labour and Cooperative Studies. This public seminar featured guest presenter Mr. Jonas Torrance, Therapy & Behaviour Management   Read More ...

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