Challenges faced by the special needs community

Report from Gulf News 14 July 2014

Parents of children with special needs share challenges they face on an everyday basis.

Much has been done to better the lives of the special needs community in the UAE. However, many young people still face inconveniences and challenges in their everyday routines that need highlighting. Gulf News met with parents of children with special needs to hear from them, as they share experiences and discuss issues faced, which reveal the need for improvement in certain areas of the system. CHALLENGE ONE: Parking permits CHALLENGE TWO: Healthcare CHALLENGE THREE: Lack of awareness CHALLENGE FOUR: Integration CHALLENGE FIVE: Lack of sensitivity CHALLENGE SIX: Education

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