We must all work to break down the barriers, both physical and those of attitude, to ensure disabled
people have equality of opportunity to work and play their full role in society.
Chairman of board of Kuwait Disabled
Sport Club Shafi Al-Hajri, in a statement to KUNA, said the disabled
people needed real support from all segments of the society namely executive and legislative authorities.
Another message marking the day came from Parliament Speaker Cemil Ecicek, who pointed out that the disabled
should face no problems when benefiting from their basic rights such as access to education, health facilities and employment opportunities.
I became disabled
on January 1 1982, due to a road accident, and have found the services for getting the disabled
back into work totally inadequate.
We should never forget a future possibility of becoming disabled
individuals in life, Yildirim said.
Trailblazers, a campaigning group for young disabled
people run by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, believe disabled
people and their non-disabled
peers deserve exactly the same chances at finding employment, but statistics show that:.
Asked about the low number of disabled
people helped so far, Hanifa said this was due to a lack of awareness among relatives of the disabled
Coordinator of the project, Doha Yahfoufi, explained that the new project was aimed at integrating disabled
individuals into the Lebanese economy and society.
The CNA report focused on lump-sum compensation, rather than monthly disability pay, for veterans rated 10 percent or 20 percent disabled
by the VA.
The purpose of IDEA is to (1) assure all disabled
children of a free appropriate public education that emphasizes special education and related services designed to meet their unique needs.
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