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The creative new exhibition bringing people together

The creative new exhibition bringing people together

Inclusion through art is at the heart of a new creative festival launching at a Saadiyat Island resort throughout the summer. Launched by community group Goals UAE, E11 Art is an immersive creative experience that is set to bring exhibitions, …

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Inclusion is the foundation of this special sports team

Inclusion is the foundation of this special sports team

Inclusion and fostering awareness are at the heart of a new initiative that aims to galvanise young people on the autism spectrum to achieve their potential through sport. Founded by community organisation Goals UAE, TriGoals will be the nation’s first …

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This art event will promote love in the community

This art event will promote love in the community

A collaboration between a non-profit organisation and a local artist aims to highlight the innate creative talent of people with autism and intellectual disabilities. Goals UAE, a group founded to provide activities for autistic children, and Emirati artist Azza Al …

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How these capital heroes are boosting the community

How these capital heroes are boosting the community

As your community magazine, at Abu Dhabi World we’re always keen to share inspiring stories about people who are out to make a change, inspire others and do good. Here are just a few that we think deserve a mention …

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Hospitals offer free health check for students and teachers

Hospitals offer free health check for students and teachers

As the new school term approaches, specialists at Abu Dhabi hospitals are conducting free check-ups for students and teachers. Medeor 24×7 in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain and Medeor Medical Centers in Yas Mall and Al Zeina welcome students for …

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Community called on to boost inclusion of people with autism

Community called on to boost inclusion of people with autism

As the community prepares to mark Autism Awareness Month, we look at why integration of people with autism is vital When educational programme Sesame Street announced its first character with autism recently, it marked a significant step for those affected by …

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One parent’s personal story of living with autism

One parent’s personal story of living with autism

Abu Dhabi resident Laura Deitz shares her personal experiences with autism When daughter Lily, now 4, was diagnosed, it was the hardest thing for her parents to hear. But Laura and her husband are determined not to let it take …

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This amazing art project is breaking the silence on autism

This amazing art project is breaking the silence on autism

“We’re always afraid to ask questions, but we’re all different in our own way.” That’s exactly the statement artist Azza Al Qubaisi wants to make with the launch of a community art initiative that aims to open up a dialogue …

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Goals UAE scores big

Goals UAE scores big

  Two Abu Dhabi mothers have taken extra-curricular activities for autistic children into their own hands Two mums have launched a new after school club for autistic children. One in 50 children in the UAE are autistic, and diagnoses are …

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