Middle East

Organization calls for redesigning scope of work for people with vision disabilities

MUSCAT, OMAN: The Al Noor Association for the Blind has called for redesigning the scope of work for people with vision disabilities at workplaces and has stressed Continue reading the story...

People with hearing disabilities struggling to access services in Qatar

QATAR: Public and private services entities and organizations should provide sign language interpreters at their headquarters for the benefit of people of are deaf or hard Continue reading the story...

Israeli team develops innovative children’s wheelchair

ISRAEL: The Wheelchairs of Hope team has developed the one of its kind, children’s wheelchair and aims to allow access to education in less developed environments Continue reading the story...

People with disabilities can now access basic facilities

RIYADH: The Prince Salman Center for Disability Research (PSCDR) announced Sunday the completion of one of its major projects on universal accessibility to basic facilities following Continue reading the story...

Kuwait develops Braille reading, printing techniques

KUWAIT: Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) on Saturday reaffirmed keenness on developing new techniques for serving people who are blind or low vision. The Institute has Continue reading the story...

4th International Conference on Disability and Rehabilitation

RIYADH: Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the board of trustees of Prince Salman Center for Disability Research (PSCDR), said Monday that Custodian of the Two Continue reading the story...

BASR Launches Disability Equality Policy Document

BETHLEHEM: Under the auspices of Governor of Bethlehem, Abdel Fattah Hamayel, Bethlehem Arab Society for Rehabilitation (BASR) and its partner, the General Union of Persons with Continue reading the story...

UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority pledges support to people with vision disabilities

The UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) announced its support to the Emirates Association of the Visually Impaired. The move comes as part of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority’s Continue reading the story...

Saudi Sign Language Dictionary launched

RIYADH: The Saudi Association for Hearing Impairment has launched the first Saudi Sign Language Dictionary on occasion of the first anniversary of establishing a center for Continue reading the story...

Forum discusses ways to make Mena Region accessible for travelers with disabilities

AMMAN: Measures to facilitate the accessibility of destinations such as Jordan and the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region for travelers with disabilities were discussed at Continue reading the story...