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This amazing Olympian is a champion in and out of the pool

This amazing Olympian is a champion in and out of the pool

Follow in Michael Phelps’ wake and get involved Michael Phelps joined forces with Special Olympics to raise awareness and change attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities and he wants you to get involved too. Phelps has been involved with the …

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How this selfless group is promoting positive changes in the city

How this selfless group is promoting positive changes in the city

We find out how a global sustainability initiative is inspiring young people to make lifelong changes As adults, it’s too easy to make excuses about why we don’t do more for our planet. From issues on our doorstep to global …

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How a group helps youth with disabilities fit in the workplace

How a group helps youth with disabilities fit in the workplace

We meet a local organisation fighting to make inclusion in the workplace for young adults with disabilities a reality Like many twenty-somethings in the capital, the lively young adults that make up SEDRA Foundation’s vocational programme are just looking for …

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It’s wish granted for this amazing young girl

It’s wish granted for this amazing young girl

Deputy editor Rachael Perrett experiences the magic of a wish as a youngster meets her hero for the first time Like most 11-year-olds, Hiba wished for a laptop. But this was no ordinary wish because Hiba is no ordinary 11-year-old. …

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How to make a remarkable difference this year and beyond

How to make a remarkable difference this year and beyond

As Ramadan approaches thoughts turn to giving back to others in our community and beyond. Here is how you can get involved It doesn’t matter if you’re young or old, rich or poor, expat or local; whoever you are and …

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This sport competition is celebrating athletes with special needs

This sport competition is celebrating athletes with special needs

Combatants with disabilities will hit the mat for this year’s edition of a much-anticipated jiu-jitsu tournament. Making its debut at the annual Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship happening next month will be the Para Jiu-Jitsu category, featuring participants with …

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How you can get your work shown at an exclusive exhibition

How you can get your work shown at an exclusive exhibition

The search is on to bring a collection of artists together for a unique cultural event. Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is on the lookout for UAE-based mixed media artists for its Collage exhibition, which will …

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Find out how parking is about to get easier in the capital

Find out how parking is about to get easier in the capital

Local businesses and individual landowners are being called upon to help ease worsening parking and traffic problems in the city The Abu Dhabi Integrated Transport Center urged owners of unused lands to lend their properties for profit, with the government …

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Fancy a thrilling new ride? Head to the water

Fancy a thrilling new ride? Head to the water

If you’re sick of the daily traffic jam, then hop aboard as a new water taxi route has launched in Abu Dhabi. The new mode of transport, launched by asset management company Miral and ferry service Jalboot, will operate between …

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Unique therapy for special needs kids

Unique therapy for special needs kids

Abu Dhabi World visits a unique support centre to see firsthand the profound benefits interacting with animals has on the lives of children with special needs – one of whom is set for the Special Olympics As Ariyaf tosses the …

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