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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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Disability inclusion is especially important in the summer

Disability inclusion is especially important in the summer

Integration, empowerment and providing support for parents of children with disabilities during the summer are the goals of an upcoming event launched by a local inclusion organisation. Founded by the SEDRA Foundation, a group that advocates for inclusion in Abu …

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Why this teen thinks you should never be afraid to be yourself

Why this teen thinks you should never be afraid to be yourself

Inclusion, disability awareness and self-expression were at the heart of a recent event in the capital that brought youth together through music. Organised by the British Embassy, students from British School Al Khubairat and Future Rehabilitation Centre joined in song …

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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 is why we need to talk more about autism

This is why we need to talk more about autism

With April being Autism Awareness Month, we talk to the experts in our community about why more knowledge on the condition is crucial Dor many of us, when we think of autism, it’s hard not to bring to mind Dustin …

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It’s go time for the Special Olympics MENA Games – here’s what you need to know

It’s go time for the Special Olympics MENA Games – here’s what you need to know

With less than a month to go until Abu Dhabi hosts the Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know The countdown to the Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 is on …

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How can we make society better for people with disabilities?

How can we make society better for people with disabilities?

The inclusion and empowerment of people of determination is one of the nation’s top priorities for present and future, according to a recent speech made by a key government official. In a statement delivered on the International Day of Persons …

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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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This amazing conference will inspire new women in sport

This amazing conference will inspire new women in sport

A key women’s sporting event has added two new speakers to its line-up. Special Olympics competitor Loretta Claiborne and Beirut Marathon Association founder May El-Khalil are the latest personalities to join the International Conference of Sports for Women (ICSW), taking …

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This amazing new initiative will support people with disabilities

This amazing new initiative will support people with disabilities

As a nation built on tolerance, the UAE has historically made great strides to create a culture of unity. And it’s with this commitment to continue Sheikh Zayed’s ethos that a national policy has been unveiled to promote inclusion and …

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