March 28, 2016

Dr. John Maina to Speak at the U.N.

Dr. John Maina, Higashi's Director of Program Research, Evaluation and Development, will have the opportunity of a lifetime on April 1st, as he presents to the United Nations General Assembly as part of their observance of World Autism Awareness Day. 

In a recent interview in the Patriot Ledger, Dr. Maina shared his views on the importance of autism education around the world. “I want people to appreciate that all children count,” Maina said. “Regardless of where they live, they should not be stigmatized and should have an education that maximizes their potential. I want to make a case for bold and urgent action for equitable education.”

Photo by Gary Higgins, The Patriot Ledger