Tonga marked World Autism Awareness Day today, 2 April with a morning tea event organized by Tapuaki Mei Langi Autism Foundation, held at Vuna Restaurant at Kolomotu’a. It is estimated that between 500 to 1,000 people in Tonga have some sort of autistic spectrum disorder. By Eleanor Gee
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Tuesday 2 April 2019
Friday 22 February 2019
Tongan parents, and family members who never though they would be able to understand what goes on in the minds of their autistic loved ones, were given hope after watching a documentary on autism last night, 21 February, organised by the Embassy of Japan and the Autism Foundation of Tonga, at the Tanoa Hotel. By Eleanor Gee.
Tuesday 28 March 2017
Tonga is celebrating World Autism Awareness Day with a special prayer service on Sunday, 2 April at the Mango Tree Centre in Houmakelikao organized by Autism Tonga. Families and friends of the 16 autistic children in Tonga will be the guests of honour at the service.
Tuesday 5 April 2016
It is important for parents to seek proper diagnosis if they are unsure of their child’s condition. Here in Tonga, children often get disciplined because of the lack of understanding of their condition, said Dr Flora Lutui in an address to mark World Autism Awareness Day on Saturday 2 April in Tonga.