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Autism Awareness Month Launches in Jordan


Autism Awareness Month Launches in Jordan

Jordan "Lit Up Blue" in Recognition of World Autism Day at One of the Wonders of the World, Petra and the Lowest Spot on Earth, the Dead Sea

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LAKE LEELANAU, Mich., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mona Naffa, Founder of Destination-Jordan and Sandy Dhuyvetter, Founder of TravelTalkMEDIA announced their support of World Autism Month in Jordan. The Awareness month began with the kickoff 'of the blue lighting' at the New Wonder of the World,-Petra and the Dead Sea, the lowest spot on earth.

'Light It Blue' is a campaign that runs throughout the entire month of April, during which the world commemorates the observance of the UN World Autism Day. The Jordanian awareness campaign includes partnering hotels, The Landmark Hotel in Amman and the Dead Sea Spa Hotel situated at lowest spot on earth.

Destination-Jordan's Mona Naffa said, "We are eager to be part of World Autism month here at Destination-Jordan. It is an opportunity to create awareness of autism with a compelling message to use respect, dignity and compassion towards autism's individuals.

TravelTalkMEDIA's Sandy Dhuyvetter said, "I was inspired by a recent article published in Autistic Globetrotter that highlighted Jordan as an ideal location that warmly welcomes families with autistic children. Activities like walking, exploring and eating healthy delicious foods make Jordan idyllic for visiting families".

There are multiple organizations that are actively bringing about autism awareness and support in Jordan. One group, Autism MENA is an active non -profit foundation that develops infrastructure and services to support children with Autism in the Middle East and North Africa.  Founder of Autism MENA, Jemman Ammary was quoted as saying, "The concept of Travel with a Cause is important. We at Autism MENA believe it is of the utmost importance to support groups who, like our own, create a positive impact on travelers while they explore new countries like Jordan".

About Destination-Jordan and TravelTalkMEDIA:

These two organizations are made up of energetic and talented women with diverse backgrounds. The American and Jordanian ladies bring a fresh vibrant look into the many stories of Jordan with fun and

For more information please contact

Mona Naffa
Phone: +962796600962
Sandy Dhuyvetter

Media Contact: Sandy Dhuyvetter, TravelTalkMEDIA / TravelTalkRADIO, 415 806 5740,

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