Nov 10, 2019

The 344 issue of Al Manal E-Magazine for November 2019, which is part of Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS) publications, released.  Her Highness Sheikha Jameela bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Vice President of Supreme Council for Family Affairs & Director General of SCHS, is the chief editor. The publication aims at educating the Arab family, providing it with information, theoretical, and applied knowledge as well as training programs and raising their health awareness.

The new issue “Research and Studies” section includes a study by Dr. Najwan Abdul Hamid Shamsuddin about social integration and counseling for families of PWD.  Ms. Jouiria Pritel translated a material about Pica Disorder, which is uncommon psychology disorder.  Mr. Mustafa Ibrahim Al-Duwaini presents a study, which he prepared under the title (How horses bring hope for children with autism!).  Mr. Abdullah Alofi introduce us to sign language.

In “Assistive Technology” section, Loz Blain has written an article that Mazen Quqas translated under the title “Brain-controlled exoskeleton allows quadriplegic man to walk and manipulate items”.  In “Literature and Culture” section, we read an article by Dr. Ghassan Shahrour on Arab Social Media between (Don Quixote) and (Sancho).  Furthermore, we read a film review for (The Fault in Our Stars).  Mr. Hashim Katie translated a material about simultaneous translation.  Mr. Hesham Mohamed Katami gives a presentation on interpersonal communication skills at work. As for Dr. Suhair Abdul Hafeez Omar, She prepared a material entitled “Empowerment is near”.

In “Social Issues” section, Salah-Eddine Morsy Hafez has written an article on planting and nurturing love among children.  Prepared by the Council of Social Workers in Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services, we read about family counseling from a social perspective.  Sharjah Autism Center has written about the difficulties facing families of children with autism in public places and airports.  In this section, the editorial board of Al-Manal provides an article entitled “The elderly are invisible and vulnerable in emergencies”.  As a tip from SCHS’s Social Service Department, we know that the afternoon nap helps children learn.

“From Life” section included a confirmation from the mothers of self-advocates about the rights of their children. Asdaa Association has written about the outstanding performance of Egyptians with hearing impairment in the International Olympiad of Robotics.  In the same section, we also meet Ms. Wafa Kojak, an art teacher at the Sharjah Autism Center.

In “Opinion” section, Mr. Mohamed Walid Abdel Haseeb Al-Shamali has written about vocational rehabilitation strategies to enhance the capabilities of persons with disabilities seeking job opportunities. Ms. Diana Faisal Hashim Shatnawi provides us with an article about promotion and motivation.  Her Highness Sheikha Jameela bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Al Manal Editor-in-Chief, prepared a speech about Sharjah Center for Learning Difficulties conference "For a Better Life".  Mr. Adel Yousef Raslan provides a translation entitled (Increased levels of estrogen in the uterus and its relationship to autism spectrum disorder).

Al Manal “Activities and Events” section is full of news such as Sheikh Salem Al Qasimi opens International Conference on Learning Difficulties (For a Better Life).  A delegation from USA praises SCHS as a role model around the world.  SCHS consolidates the relationships of cooperation with the National Association of Music Therapy in Tunisia and Dubai Islamic Bank.  Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services takes part in (Together We Empower Persons with Abilities) initiative.  His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah opens the new headquarters of the Sharjah Special Education Authority.  SCHS celebrates World Occupational Therapy Day.  SCHS signs a memorandum with the Hashemite University.  Sharjah invites people to participate in scientific conference (March 2020).  SCHS gives a special coverage for the International Conference on Learning Difficulties (For a Better Life).