Milestones

KAA Milestones

6 December 2019

Opening of the Autism Art Gallery

Opening of the Autism Art Gallery at KAA was held in conjunction with SEDC’s Love in a Box event.

20 October 2018

Official Opening of the Autism Art Gallery

The Official Opening of the Autism Art Gallery at Hilton Hotel Kuching was officiated by YB Datuk Idris Buang, ADUN Kota Samarahan on 20th October, 2018.

19 October 2018

Autism Art Exhibition (19 – 21 Oct 2018)

Autism Art Exhibition was held at Hilton Hotel Kuching. YB Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah, Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports, Sarawak was the guest of Honour.

5 May 2018

20th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

KAA’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Dinner was held at the Banquet Restaurant.

9 April 2018

Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility, Autism Association Category

KAA’s was awarded Bank Raykat’s Anugerah Dari Hati ke Hati: Kategori Tanggungjawab Sosial Terbaik, Persatuan Autisme (Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility, Autism Association Category)

2 October 2017

Opening of the Garden Shed

Mr Callister Koh, Senior Manager of HSBC Bank, the main sponsor officiated the opening of the Garden Shed.

21 October 2016

Official launching of “Sponsor a child” programme

Official launching of “Sponsor a child” programme and official opening of the Snoezelen Room was held at KAA’s Resource and Educational Centre by YABhg Datin Patinggi Dato Hajah Jamilah Haji Anu, President of SABATI.

10 April 2016

First Autism Run

The First Autism Run, which raised RM73,454 with 2,000 participants, was flagged off at MBKS Carpark, Kuching.

2 October 2015

“Amazing Colours “Art Exhibition (2 – 4 October 2015)

“Amazing Colours “Art Exhibition held at The Spring with YABhg Datin Patinggi Dato Hajah Jamilah Haji Anu , President of SABATI as the Guest of Honour raised RM72,740.

12 November 2014

Official Opening of the new KAA Resource and Educational Centre

Official Opening of the new KAA Resource and Educational Centre at Jln Desa Wira Lorong 15, Batu Kawa, Kuching by YABhg Datin Patinggi Dato Hajah Jamilah Haji Anu, President of SABATI.

12 November 2013

Tree Planting

Members of the Association of Wives of Ministers and Assistant Ministers of Sarawak (Sabati), led by  Puan Sri Ragad Kurdi Taib, planted more than 30 trees and flowering shrubs on the lawn in front of the new centre.

21 October 2013

Moved to New Centre

KAA moved to the new centre at Jalan Desa Wira, Batu Kawa.

24 July 2011

Charity Concert

Kuching Chung Hua Alumni Association organized a Charity Concert at Riverside Majestic Hotel to raise around RM1million for KAA new building at Jalan Desa Wira.

10 July 2011

Earth Breaking Ceremony for KAA new building

The Earth Breaking Ceremony for KAA new building at Jalan Desa Wira was officiated by YB Datuk Yong Khoon Seng.

15 May 2010

“Tales of Fantasy” Launching Ceremony

The launching ceremony for a collection of eight stories entitled “Tales of Fantasy” authored by Victoria Siaw Wei Yah was held at the State Library. The launching ceremony was officiated by our Patron, Datuk Morliah Datuk Awang Daud, the wife of the then Second Planning and Resource Management Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hassan. Proceeds of about RM50,000 were donated to KAA for its new building fund.

30 September 2004

Newsletter and Website Launching

Our then Patron YA Bhg Datuk Amar Dr. Hajjah Laila Taib, DA  launched the Newsletter and Website at Crown Plaza Riverside Kuching.  About 100 guests were invited for this launching ceremony.  A mini exhibition booth was set up to provide more information on autism and activities of SAA Resource and Educational Centre.

27 February 2003

YABhg Datuk Amar Puan Sri Dr Hajjah Laila Taib as Patron

SAA received an official acceptance from YABhg Datuk Amar Puan Sri Dr Hajjah Laila Taib, DA to be the Patron

19 December 2002

SAA Resource and Educational Centre moved

SAA Resource and Educational Centre moved to a government quarters Banglo ‘Lada’ at Jalan Bampfylde, Kuching.

30 March 2002

All In The Family Art Exhibition (30th March – 15 April 2002)

‘All In The Family’ Art exhibition was held at Hilton Hotel by YDH Dato’ Hj. Mohd. Yusuff, Commissioner of Police, Sarawak and his family to raise fund for SAA. The exhibition was officially launched on 30th March by the then Chief Minister of Sarawak, YAB Pehin Sri Dr. Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud during which YAB Penin Sri promised to grant the then President, Roselind Wee, a piece of state land to SAA.

16 March 2002

SAA 1st Food Fair

The 1st food fair was held at the civic centre. More than 60 organisations took part and it was officially launched by YB Dr. Tiki Lafe, Deputy Minister of National Unity and Community Development.

4 February 2002

Sale of SAA 1st Food Fair Tickets Sale

The then Minister of Social Development and Urbanisation, YB Dato’ Seri Dr. James Masing launched the sale of  SAA 1st Food Fair tickets.

2 March 2001

Joined Social Welfare Council of Sarawak

SAA became an affiliated member of the Social Welfare Council of Sarawak.

1 February 1999

SAA Resource and Educational Centre Opening

SAA Resource and Educational Centre was set up at No.9, Lorong 5, Jalan Durian Burung 93350 Kuching. Starting with an initial class of three students and one teacher, the centre had four teachers and ten students  by the end of the year.

6 May 1998

SAA Registration

SAA was registered as a non-profit charitable organization.

18 January 1998

Inaugural Meeting

An inaugural meeting of the Sarawak Autistic Association (SAA) was initiated by Charles Siaw and Roselind Wee at their residence at No. 26, Lorong 4, Lian Kwong Garden, Off Jalan Sungai Maong Tengah, Kuching.

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