Al Suwaidi: "For a Better Life" an awareness raising conference

  • Friday 18, October 2019 03:40 PM
Sharjah 24: Dr. Hanadi Al Suwaidi, Director of the Sharjah Centre for Learning Difficulties, confirmed that International Conference on Learning Difficulties organised by the Sharjah Centre for Learning Difficulties (SCLD) under the slogan "For a Better Life" for two days, seeks to raise awareness of the rights of people with learning difficulties.
The conference is organised under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in a strategic partnership with the University of Sharjah where the conference takes place.

The conference hosted several interactive workshops on various topics related to learning difficulties and ways for facilitating learning methods. The conference also witnessed an extensive discussion on the reality of programmes and curricula for people with learning difficulties.

Al Suwaidi confirmed that the most prominent events witnessed by the conference were the presentation of scientific research and discussion, and the presentation of local and international experiences, in addition to workshops, interactive room, discussion sessions, youth seminar and accompanying exhibition.

She pointed out that the conference seeks to raise awareness of the rights of persons with learning disabilities and to make recommendations to legislate laws that guarantee the preservation of the rights of persons with learning disabilities in all fields.

Al Suwaidi said: "The main objectives of the conference are to benefit from scientific research in developing modern practices within the field of diagnosis and evaluation, to provide the best programmes and curricula for people with learning disabilities and the possibility of adapting them to the UAE environment and to provide people with learning difficulties and their families with stability, health, psychological and social care.”

Al Suwaidi thanked the Government of Sharjah, the supportive and strategic partners spearheaded by the University of Sharjah; the educational partners and the silver and bronze sponsors and media sponsors including the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority and the Sharjah Government Media Bureau.