Al Wafa School for Capacity Development Ramalah Branch, which is an affiliate of Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS), organized an informative social activity under the title (Integration, participation, and empowerment) in which 16 students participated along with female students of Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology.
Abdul Nasser Darwish, Deputy Principal and Head of the Ramalah Branch, has confirmed that the aim of this activity is to improve students’ interaction and encourage members of society to mingle with them.
He said, “The event included a number of oriented activities and practical workshops such as handicrafts, printing on cups and nutrition, in addition to a variety of cultural and recreational contests”.
In addition, Educational Supervisor Yousrya Abdel Aziz delivered a lecture on the best practices in terms of dealing with people with intellectual disabilities.
They event included an activity entitled (My friend and me) in which a student from Al Wafa School engaged in an open discussion with a student from Sharjah Higher Colleges of Technology about a number of social issues.
According to Abdul Nasser Darwish, 227 students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, severe, and multiple disabilities receive services from Al Wafa School for Capacity Development Ramalah Branch according to the best international practices at day and night school on the hands of the best of SCHS specialists, teachers, officials, and workers.
SCHS officially opened Al Wafa School for Capacity Development Ramalah Branch in 2010 in order to reduce the number of students on waiting lists and continue offering the same services, which students receive at SCHS main headquarters. These services include education, physical and occupational therapy, family consultation, psychological evaluation, family support, and individual training.
To conclude, the Head of Al Ramalah Branch, has mentioned the special services, which students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, severe, and multiple disabilities receives at night school. The school offers the services internally and externally in order to improve students’ day-to-day skills and entertain them. These services include swimming, riding, and picnics to beaches and parks.