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Today, the 12-year-old dyslexic and autistic boy enjoys live painting and his artworks were exhibited at the “The Joy of Painting; Young Artists Art Exhibition” at Pustaka in Miri last month. Seven of his paintings were sold during the exhibition to raise funds for a storybook project in rural schools.
He may just be another lottery ticket peddler but to the disabled community, Wong Tin Choi is a prominent figure who has fought to protect their rights. The 58-year-old founder of Caring Rehabilitation Society of PWD, Penang, who is wheelchair-bound, said he was determined to help those in need following an accident 44 years ago, which left him paralysed from the waist down.
Voluntary worker Dr Aizan Sofia Amin is a firm believer in the saying “that which does not kill us makes us stronger”. Aizan Sofia, who lost her right leg to bone cancer at 16, refuses to let her physical disability stop her from dedicating her time, resources and energy to volunteer for humanitarian activities.
Sejak sekian lama remaja kurang upaya, Anis Humairah Riduwan, hanya membesar di Kuala Kangsar, Perak dan berulang alik ke Sungai Petani, Kedah kerana bersekolah Pendidikan Khas di sana. Anis Humairah, 18, tidak pernah terfikir suatu hari nanti beliau bakal keluar meninggalkan negara ini untuk ke Moscow, Russia, iaitu tempat yang begitu asing baginya.
Sprinter Muhd Ridzuan Puzi and swimmer Muhd Nur Syaiful Zulkafli are the two para athletes picked by Citibank as Malaysia’s ambassadors for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. This is the first time two Malaysian para athletes, among the 36 chosen from 18 countries, were selected by Citibank to be ambassadors for the Paralympics.