A four-year-old boy urgently needs cochlear implant surgery that will restore his hearing but unfortunately, his parents are unable to afford the operation. Ahmad Urwah Amin Ahmad Lutfi Amir from Kepala Batas on the Penang mainland has been diagnosed with nerve problems in the right side of his brain.
Kementerian Pembangunan Wanita, Keluarga dan Masyarakat mengeratkan kerjasama dengan Prasarana Malaysia Bhd, bagi menangani isu utama membabitkan salahguna lif, kawasan parkir dan tandas yang dikhaskan untuk golongan Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) oleh orang awam. Timbalan Menterinya, Hannah Yeoh, berkata sesi dialog bersama golongan OKU di kementeriannya di Putrajaya semalam mendapati bahawa ketiga-tiga isu ini antara masalah yang sering diutarakan golongan berkenaan.
The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry together with Prasarana Malaysia Berhad are working together to solve issues affecting persons with disabilities (OKU) at its premises. Its deputy minister Hannah Yeoh said following a meeting with Prasarana, they found that the three main issues affecting the OKU community are the elevator facilities, the misuse of OKU parking spaces and toilets.
An education and training centre for special needs adults and children is seeking to raise RM90,000 from the public to purchase a new 18-seater van. With an academic and daycare facility located in USJ 4, Subang Jaya, a bakery and craft facility in USJ 12 and a hostel in Puchong providing basic life skills training, Persatuan Insan Istimewa IMC Selangor heavily relies on private transportation to ferry its dependants to and from its facilities.