My second year of high school, my best friend had to have surgery and needed to use a wheelchair for a while. Her return to school was horrible. The school didn’t accommodate her the way they were legally supposed to. She felt like a burden every time she asked for help with anything. For me, her experience was a wake up call.
He may not be singled out as “Man of the Match” but Sunny Shalesh certainly scored big when he made it his goal in life to be a disability football coach. The 48-year-old’s passion for the disabled community was shaped by his relationship with his younger brother, who was physically and mentally challenged.
Allow deaf children to use their mother tongue in schools, and don’t let their voices be silenced any longer, pleads the National Union of the Teaching Profession. NUTP secretary-general Harry Tan said deaf students were doing poorly because subjects were taught using code instead of the Malaysian Sign Language (BIM or Bahasa Isyarat Malaysia) – their mother tongue.
Some 200 children with dyslexia enjoyed their day out at a sports day organised by the Malaysian Dyslexia Association (PDM).
The children, aged five years and above, included former and current students of PDM who took part in various telematch games featuring learning elements as well as track events ranging from a 50m dash to 4x100m relays.
Kementerian Pendidikan akan menyediakan lebih banyak tempat kepada golongan orang kurang upaya (OKU) mengikuti latihan kemahiran di Kolej Komuniti di seluruh negara. Timbalan Menteri Pendidikan, Teo Nie Ching berkata, usaha itu penting bagi memastikan golongan berkenaan boleh berdikari dan mendapat peluang pekerjaan yang sesuai dengan kemahiran dan kebolehan mereka.