Ghana to Host First Autism Talent Show

Twellium Foundation, manufacturers of Verna Mineral water, Afi Antonio Foundation and Autism Society of Ghana to host Ghana’s first autism talent show on Saturday,14th April, 2018 at the Aviation social centre.

The project which aims to create awareness on autism, erase stereotypes associated with the condition, and challenge the perception that children with autism cannot live their dreams to the fullest. The campaign will showcase different talents of children living with autism, which includes painting on canvas, drawing, dancing, beading, etc.

Giving details of the event to the public, Mrs. Afi Antonio-Addo, Executive Director of the foundation revealed the theme for this year’s world Autism day which fell on 2nd April is “EMPOWERING WOMEN AND GIRLS WITH AUTISM”, a theme that is in line with Verna and its stakeholder’s vision of touching lives of women and girls in Ghana.

For this purpose, Twellium Industrial Company Limited through Verna Changing Lives Campaign has for the past year been creating awareness about Autism by engaging 3 beautiful girls living with autism, who have dreams of becoming models.

On the day of the event, the public is invited to witness the kids taking part in activities such as painting on canvas, beading,modeling,drawing,etc.

Arts and crafts produced by the children during this event will be sold to invited guest and money raised will be used to purchase equipment and tools to support selected Autism Training Centres in the country that admit and support these children.,

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