Disabled

Yasmine Sabry Exclusively to Egypt Today ‘I would never insult disabled people'

Fri, 21 Jun 2019 - 07:57 GMT

Yasmine Sabry who had posted a photo of her doing yoga to which her 16 years old brother commented on, the usual sibling banter that everyone has with their brother/sister.

Disabled people keen to vote on constitutional amendments

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 - 10:28 GMT

It is the first time for the National Election Authority to print Braille ballot papers.

Gov’t distributes 35 motorbikes designed for disabled

Wed, 03 Apr 2019 - 12:30 GMT

Cairo Governor Khaled Abdel Aal distributed a total of 35 motorbikes designed for people with disabilities during a ceremony held Wednesday at Azhar Park in Cairo.

Parliament's general committee approves constitution's draft amendments

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 03:22 GMT

Two thirds of parliamentarians voted in favor of the proposal to be further discussed.

Ministry of Culture establishes cinema club for the disabled

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 - 11:00 GMT

The governmental approach towards the disabled and those who need special care has been changed in Egypt since the 2011 revolution.

Belarussian student becomes first-ever Miss Wheelchair World

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 - 12:28 GMT

A psychology student from Belarus, Aleksandra Chichikova, was chosen Miss Wheelchair World in the first-ever edition of the beauty pageant held in Warsaw.

In pics: Sisi buys student a car

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 - 04:35 GMT

Upon the orders of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, Social Solidarity Minister Ghada Wali handed high school student Aya Taha a car.

Tawasul launches new projects in Egyptian markets with LE 1.4B

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 09:52 GMT

Tawasul Group holds a press conference to review its new program launching a group of major projects in business and media worth LE 1.4 billion.

Flying solo: my first experience of travelling alone as a disabled passenger

Sun, 09 Jul 2017 - 06:54 GMT

Blogger Tracey Ebbs recently discovered that navigating through an airport with Multiple Sclerosis, on her own, comes with a fair few challenges, especially when things don’t go according to plan.

The value of volunteering if you’re disabled

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 - 11:04 GMT

I was disabled from birth. Nobody ever knew why my limbs developed at different rates, but either way, it meant I arrived ‘differently abled’

Take your disability on holiday to Africa

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 - 12:26 GMT

One may think that travelling with a disability to Africa on holiday would be impossible. Mike Hill from Botswana has every reason to argue otherwise.

Cerebral Palsy: my life as a disabled student

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 07:42 GMT

My name is Chloe Tear and I have mild triplegic Cerebral Palsy, which affects my legs and left arm.

Should the disabled install a stair lift or a home elevator?

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 09:05 GMT

The home you have lived in and loved may prove to be a problem for you in your golden years if you have stairs.

Being a disabled parent: unlocking your heart

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 - 06:28 GMT

There are no two ways about it, being a parent is hard. But it can be even harder if you have a disability.

10 things to avoid when meeting someone with a disability

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 07:54 GMT

Having spoken to a range of disabled people, Raya AlJadir rounds-up the 10 things people definitely shouldn’t do when meeting someone with a disability.

Discussing disability and music with Ally Craig

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 08:45 GMT

We’re interviewing disabiled English musician and songwriter Ally Craig .

5 things only siblings of a disabled person would know

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 10:47 GMT

Having a brother or sister can be amazing and frustrating in equal measure.

Arab Center for Media to hold May conference on the disabled

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 - 09:30 GMT

The Arab Center for Media announced holding its second conference on supporting the disabled 2-4 May in Cairo to share personal experiences of handicapped people from various Arab countries

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