Navachetana Communication Development Centre observed ‘World Autism Day’ on ‘2nd April 2023’. In a function organized at the premises of Chetana school, Dr. Jyashree S Bhat, Ph.D, M.Sc.(Sp. & Hg.), MA(Psy.), Audiologist, Speech & Language Pathologist and swallowing Therapist, K M C Mangaluru inaugurated the program by lighting the lamp and spoke on the background of observing World Autism Day. Dr. Kushala Shetty, Department of Dentistry of A J Institute Mangaluru also spoke on the importance of celebrating World Autism Day. Smt. Sumathi V Shenoy, President, and Shri H Nagaraj Bhat, Hon. Secretary of Seva Bharathi®, Smt. Ravikala Shetty, Unit Head, Navachetana Communication Development Centre were present on the dais. Children of the Navachetana performed cultural programs on the stage. Shri P Vinod Shenoy of Seva Bharathi, Smt. Suprita, Head Mistress of Chetana school, Doctors team from A J Institute, parents of the children, teachers and volunteers were present in the program.