Meeting Requirements of Students with Special Needs a Must- Al-Shammat

DAMASCUS, (ST) _ Minster of Social Affair Dr. Kinda Al-Shammat stressed yesterday the importance of meeting all the requirements of students with special needs to help them develop their skills and abilities in all the domains in implementation of the Ministry's plan to engage them in the social and economic life.

Al-Shammat's remarks were made following her visit to an art exhibition for students with special needs at the University City. In a statement to SANA, Al-Shammat referred to the possibility of signing a memo of understanding between the ministry and the National Union of Syrian Students (NUSS) to provide necessary care to disabled students and improve the quality of the health and educational services rendered to them.

For his part, Director of the University City Dr. Ibrahim Joumaa underlined the importance of this exhibition as it shows the creativity of the disabled students in inventing various pieces of art, stressing the keenness of the NUSS and the Special Needs Commission at the University City to make the event a success.

“Disability is not an obstacle facing invention as long as there is a will and determination and necessary resources are available.” said one of the participants in the event

Another participant called for involving disabled students in all the events and exhibitions which highlight their efforts and creation.


Ibrahim Zaaboub