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A capital race just made a positive move for disabled athletes

A capital race just made a positive move for disabled athletes

An international sports event has proven that it’s on track for inclusion awareness with the chance for disabled athletes to compete on a level playing field for the first time in Abu Dhabi. The ITU World Triathlon, taking place from …

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How can you help create a more inclusive society?

How can you help create a more inclusive society?

With International Day of Persons with Disabilities being marked worldwide on 3rd December, we find out if enough is being done to create inclusion here in the capital When you hear the word disability, you’ll probably have a pre-conceived notion …

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New initiative launched to encourage creativity in the capital

New initiative launched to encourage creativity in the capital

Hoping to instil values of health and creative thinking among youth, the British Council has launched a new initiative across the UAE. Culture and Sports is a three-year programme that will feature a list of diverse activities ranging from sports training …

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These new initiatives aim to promote social inclusion

These new initiatives aim to promote social inclusion

Two new initiatives are aiming to start a conversation on the importance of inclusion in the community in preparation for key upcoming sporting events for athletes with intellectual disabilities. The Train the Trainers and Healthy Athletes schemes will address the …

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Social community group extends hand to disabled youngsters

Social community group extends hand to disabled youngsters

  A local organisation is aiming to raise awareness of the emotional needs of children and teenagers with disabilities with the launch of a weekly club. Social Circle, founded by special needs teacher Michael Hilton, was established to help young adults connect …

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Regional competition for special needs athletes gears up

Regional competition for special needs athletes gears up

Hundreds of special needs athletes are expected to converge in Abu Dhabi next year to compete on what will serve as a preview of a much bigger sporting event set to take place in 2019. From 17th to 22nd March …

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This returning arts season will blow your mind

This returning arts season will blow your mind

Tolerance and human connection are at the heart of NYUAD’s new performing arts season that aims to bring the Abu Dhabi community together If you haven’t been to any of the events hosted as part of New York University Abu …

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Why family support is essential for this community initiative to succeed

Why family support is essential for this community initiative to succeed

Parents of children and young adults with disabilities are being given a vital lifeline with the launch of a community initiative to help them empower their child. FACES, which stands for Family and Community Empowerment Support, was recently launched by …

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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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