10 April 2016 – April is Autism Month and Kuching Autistic Association (KAA) organised a 5km fun run which flagged off by Majlis Bandaraya Kuching Selatan Mayor Dato James Chan at 6.45 am, attracting some 2000 participants.
Kuching Run for Autism 2016 is the first run organised by KAA to create public awareness on Autism Spectrum Disorders among Kuchingites. The event raised RM71,580.00 including a RM5,000.00 donation from CMS.
KAA is a non-profit charitable organisation established on 18 January 1998 with the aim of providing education opportunities to children with autism. At present, there are 80 students attending daily classes at the KAA centre, which also employs an administrator, a supervisor and 26 teachers.