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Everything you need to know about the Special Olympics opening ceremony

Everything you need to know about the Special Olympics opening ceremony

Details for the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 have been announced. A total of 40,000 spectators are expected to attend the event at Zayed Sports City on 14th March and millions of viewers from …

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How the UAE is helping people of determination

How the UAE is helping people of determination

The upcoming Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi is expected to be instrumental in paving the way for the creation of platforms to increase inclusion for people of determination. One great step in this direction was taken recently with …

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Is your little one a future photographer?

Is your little one a future photographer?

A new creative initiative is calling on young photographers to hone their skills. The United Photography Workshops are open to children aged seven to 12 years old and are aimed at uniting children through a love of creativity, learning new …

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This is why inclusion is so important in our society

This is why inclusion is so important in our society

Statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that over a billion people globally live with some form of disability – that’s approximately 15 percent of the world’s population. On our shores, WHO reports that 11 percent of the UAE’s …

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How the arts can be a huge gift for children with autism

How the arts can be a huge gift for children with autism

Inclusion will take centre stage with an upcoming performance arts workshop aimed at people of determination. Hosted by Goals UAE, a community group that provides extracurricular activities for youth with autism, Abu Dhabi children on the spectrum will take to …

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How these two athletes have achieved a world first

How these two athletes have achieved a world first

Two Emirati athletes will become the first in their sport to represent the UAE on a global stage at an upcoming international event that celebrates athletes with special needs. Young golf player Saif Al Qubaisi and tennis ace Abdulla Al …

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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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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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