New manual for the disabled soon to launch


People with disabilities may soon benefit from more opportunities following the announcement of a new agreement.

Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care & Special Needs, Abu Dhabi Education Council, Health Authority – Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Statistics Centre will establish a manual for classifying impairments, disabilities and handicaps into 13 categories.

Aiming to streamline services, the initiative will also see the implementation of a unified data base, standards for evaluation, diagnosis and detection, and surveys on disabilities.

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