Qaderoon News

December 2016

“Qaderoon” presents “Disability Inclusion” Awareness Lecture at the British Council for English Language Training

Jeddah, December 4, 2016

“Qaderoon” Network presented a lecture on "Disability Inclusion Awareness" on 04 December 2016 in commemoration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities at the British Council center for English language training.

The lecture presented by the disability consultant Kholoud AlHaddad, included definition of disabilities and its types, inclusion of persons with disabilities in the society, and how to interact with persons with disabilities. The lecture aimed to raise awareness about the role of persons with disabilities as effective individuals in the society and the workforce. It also called to enable persons with disabilities and to positively interact with them. Interactive activities during the lecture also focused on the wrong uses of some of the terminology and false perceptions formed by the society about persons with disabilities.

This initiative came to highlight the important role of the training sector to include persons with disabilities, and to make use of their skill sets by developing the supportive environments and providing the necessary services and accommodations for them.
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