In cooperation with Mr. Suleiman Al Shawi, an activist in the field of people with disabilities, NSDL implemented an awareness session on the rights of people with disabilities.
Lawyer Belal Al Najar opened the meeting welcoming the attendees and the meeting facilitator, Mr. Suleiman Al Shawi. He emphasized on the necessity to hold such sessions that help to disseminate the rights of people with disabilities and amend people’s views towards them.
Mr. Suleiman started talking about the definition of a person with disability, what disability means, types of disabilities and ways of early detection of disability. Moreover, he talked about the prevailing misconceptions about people with disabilities. He stressed that this category has equal rights with other people.
The facilitator answered the attendees’ inquiries, and they all discussed and exchange opinions and ideas.