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    Bringing special needs to the fore

    Izah Azahari

    The Impian Project, as part of its continuous mission in supporting special needs awareness and inclusivity in Brunei, recently held an awareness talk on how to educate special needs children.

    The event was organised in collaboration with Sapphire Academy, a special needs learning centre in Malaysia.

    Held at the Baiduri Community Space, Baiduri Bank Headquarters, Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah and Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Haji Muhammad Ruzaini bin Pengiran Dr Haji Mohd Yakub were among the attendees.

    Also present were allied health professionals, teachers and families of special needs children, and the public.

    The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and Doa, followed by remarks from the Impian Project founder Lailatul Zubaidah binti Haji Mohd Hussain, who highlighted the special collaboration cementing relations between Brunei and Malaysia, allowing for the sharing of expertise. She also underlined access to education as the right of every child.

    The event continued with a presentation on ‘How do we educate special needs children?’ by two representatives from Sapphire Academy, Kavishalinee Pillay and Tabitha De Silva, who spoke about their experiences in educating special needs children.

    The event was supported by Baiduri Bank and Miftah An-Nur Islamic International School.

    Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Hafizah Sururul Bolkiah and Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Haji Muhammad Ruzaini bin Pengiran Dr Haji Mohd Yakub attended a talk on educating children with special needs, organised by the Impian Project at the Baiduri Bank Headquarters recently. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR
    A representative from Sapphire Academy delivers the talk. PHOTO: BAHYIAH BAKIR

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