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Film screening and panel discussion about autistic children in Hà Nội

Update: April, 17/2017 - 16:40
A scene in the film Jack of the Red Hearts, which will be screened for free in Hà Nội on Saturday, followed by a discussion about autism held by international health experts working at Family Medical Practice Hanoi. — Photo www.startrek.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — A film about autistic children will be screened on Saturday in Hà Nội, followed by a discussion about autism with international health experts working at Family Medical Practice Hanoi.

The film Jack of the Red Hearts is a movie telling an emotional story about parenting, powerfully depicting the challenges caring for and teaching an autistic child. The movie is directed by Janet Grillo, a critically acclaimed filmmaker, Emmy Award-winning producer and the mother of a child diagnosed with autism.

Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion on early detection, early intervention and parenting a child with autism. Panelists will include pediatricians, early development/intervention specialists and parents of autistic children.

All are welcome to this event which is sponsored by Family Medical Practice Hanoi and the US Embassy.

The event will be held at 2pm at Toong Co-working Space (inside the Trade Union Hotel) located at 98 Tô Ngọc Vân Street, Tây Hồ District of Hà Nội. You can register via email to hanoi_events@vietnammedicalpractice.com. — VNS

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