Fondation Autisme Luxembourg celebrated on Saturday 1st April 2017 World Autism Awareness Day.
This day was successfully completed thanks to the various stands and animations planned.
We would like to thank all those who participated in this day and particularly :
thank you to the officials
Thank you to Her Royal Highness the Grand Duchess Maria Teresa for your support and presence. You were able to discover the different products produced in our workshops of the Day Centre, you attended a presentation of the QT Robot which invites children to social interaction through games. Then you met Scott's dad who explained the media player he created and made for his son with autism. You were also able to talk to Monique Post, with Asperger's syndrome, self-advocate and defending her cause and with Tanguy Neumann also suffering from Asperger's syndrome and composer of baroque music. Finally, thank you for participating in the release of balloons that made up the end of our day.
Thank you to Madame la Ministre de la Famille, Corinne Cahen, for being present every year at our World Autism Day. Thank you for being open to our cause, for continuously supporting us in our various projects and for spreading a message of sincerity.
Thank you to Mr Patrick Goldschmidt, Echevin de la Ville de Luxembourg for your speech at the opening of the World Autism Day.
Thank you to Mr Xavier Bettel and Mrs Lydie Polfer for your quick visit.
thank you to the partners
Thank you to LuxAi who presented QT Robot, the flagship innovation of this day.
Thank you to Alain Mauer, Scott's dad for presenting your customised media player.
Thank you to Monique Post for these few days spent with us and for showing the way to people with Asperger syndrome.
Thank you to Autisme Luxembourg Asbl and APPAAL for their awareness and sale of their products.
Thank you to Tanguy Neumann for your beautiful interpretation on the harpsichord.
Thank you to the Singing Ladies for your live concert.
thank you to the volunteers
Thank you the the volunteers for your valuable help on Saturday. You were more than 50 to lend us a hand !
thank you to the public which was present
Thank you to you, who were for the majority dressed in blue to support our cause.
thank you to the light it up blue participants
Thank you to the companies and public monuments as more than 50 buildings have participated in our Light it up Blue action. Congratulations to all your teams for their mobilisation !
The illuminated buildings can be viewed in our album on our Facebook page.
thank you to the sponsors and donors
Thank you to our sponsors and donors, who made this day possible thanks to their generous donations.
Thank you to our sponsors : SNT, Foyer, KBL, Spuerkeess, Allen & Overy, BGL, Lions Luxembourg International.
Thank you to the donors of raffle prices : Conforama, D'Coque, Voyages Flammang, La Provençale, Cactus.
Thank you to all the private donors and new donors thanks to this day.
Our event was well covered by the press. Some examples :
RTL Télé Luxembourg Reportage 1 (from the 16th minute)
RTL Télé Luxembourg Reportage 2 (minutes 4m52-5m22)
Pictures of our event can be viewed in our album on our Facebook page.