Volume 4 Issue 9 - May 01, 2006
Experiences of the Disability Movement shared in the Arab world
DNIS News Network - Executive Director of National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People Javed Abidi recently visited the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on the invitation of Prince Salman Centre for Disability Research, Riyadh.
his address to the participants, Abidi called for a change in the perception
of Disability and the need for people to recognise people with disability
as respected people. He further mentioned that over the last few years the
perception is changing, though slowly. An awakening about the disabled peoples’
rights and privileges is taking place in
M. H. Maniyar made an impassioned appeal to the
Consul General to restart the Special Care Centre which was started in 1999
As a first step, the Consul General assured that arrangements would be made for an ambu-lift for a disabled child studying at I.I.S.J. at the earliest. The child was facing problems attending lectures on the first floor of the school.
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