Middle East

Al Noor Training Centre organizes expo on assistive technology

DUBAI: Al Noor Training Centre is organising the ‘Al Noor Assistive Tech-X 2015’, a two-day expo dedicated to creating awareness on how assistive technology can improve Continue reading the story...

Training Gate International gives training workshop for people with disabilities

KUWAIT: The Training Gate International (TGI) launched its D Partners Program yesterday at the JW Marriott Hotel. During the press conference, Kefaih Al-Alban, founder of Training Continue reading the story...

Abu Dhabi Introduces Braille Tourism Guides

ABU DHABI, UAE: The Abu Dhabi Police offered 100 Braille tourism brochures to the Zayed Higher Organization for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs to acquaint visitors Continue reading the story...

Dubai launches program to provide cochlear implants for children with hearing disabilities

DUBAI, UAE: Al Jalila Foundation announced a program on Monday that aims to help children with hearing disabilities. Called Ana Asma’a (I hear) is part of Continue reading the story...

Dubai Traffic Police introduces booklet in braille for people with vision disabilities

DUBAI: Dubai Traffic Police released a booklet detailing their services in Braille for people who are blind or have low vision. Colonel Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, Director Continue reading the story...

Bahrain urged to provide housing for persons with disabilities

Campaigners are calling on authorities to fast-track applications for social housing for Bahrainis with disabilities. There are around 60,000 people on the Housing Ministry’s list with Continue reading the story...

Raising awareness of disability in UAE

DUBAI: A luxury resort, fast food restaurants, coffee shops and department stores are all building ramps for wheelchair access in response to a campaign by disability Continue reading the story...

AbbVie helps set up a library for children with disabilities in Jeddah

JEDDAH: AbbVie a major bio pharmaceutical company has supported the establishment of a library for the Jeddah Disabled Children Association (DCA). This initiative is part of the Continue reading the story...

UAE to launch banknotes with Braille

DUBAI: The Central Bank of the UAE has announced that it would put in circulation currency notes with tactile features of Dh500 and Dh5 denominations for Continue reading the story...

New technologies help people with disabilities at work

MUSCAT, OMAN: Sheikha Al Jassasi types something on her laptop and a voice reads “www dot google dot com.” The voice helps her navigate to the Continue reading the story...
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