Kazim Trust held its 3rd Annual Conference on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Dyslexia at Aga Khan University Hospital, in Karachi. The conference was attended by parents, doctors, students of psychology and teachers of various schools. The conference included sessions on a variety of topics related to ADHD and Dyslexia, two of the most common behavioural disorders in children. The conference not only created awareness regarding these disorders but also highlighted the reality of learning difficulties in children with such conditions and how parents, teachers and caregivers can empower and manage them. Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Kazim Anwar, Founding Trustee, Kazim Trust, in his recorded video message stated: “We at Kazim Trust truly believe that ADHD and Dyslexia should never restrict the academic, social and psychological development of any child who may have a learning difficulty.Speakers at the conference included Clinical Psychologists; Ms. Hafsa Rafiq and Ms. Farah Aftab and Remedial Therapists; Ms. Areeba Rehman and Ms. Anum Mehmood. Cindy Goldrich, International coach and Author of ‘8 keys to parenting ADHD’ also participated in the conference by shedding light on new and effective techniques for parents to manage children with ADHD.

Published in Young Nation Magazine on November 25, 2017