During her latest visit to the United Arab Emirates, H.E Dr. Youness spent a day with the children of the Rashed Paediatric Therapy Centre. It was also an opportunity to get a closer look at the facilities and services offered by the Centre. Before leaving, she made a generous contribution to help some of the children.
The Rashid Paediatric Therapy Centre is a humanitarian organization, which provides quality education and therapy services to children with Special Needs. Inaugurated in 1994, the Centre aims to ensure that international standards of excellence in education and therapy are maintained at every level. The Centre is unique in the Emirates for providing a holistic multi disciplinary approach to special education.Each child receives a programme specially designed to meet his or her individual needs. Parents are encouraged to participate in all aspects of the Centre's functioning and to be actively involved in their child's learning.
The Rashid Centre aims to provide high quality, integrated education services and therapies for children with special needs. The center's purpose is to develop children's abilities to function and learn within their environments, that is, home, school, and community, and to develop maximum independence and participation in these environments.
The Rashid Centre's aim is to deliver services that set high standards and expectations for children with special needs residing in the UAE, and to develop awareness and an understanding of disability issues in the Gulf Community.