Al-Raqqa – The Special Needs Office of Social Affairs and Labor Committee has opened a training course for the staff of the Rehabilitation Center of Deaf and Blind Children, which is due to open next month at the Headquarters of the Civil Council. The course aims to teach the staff on the signal and Braille languages for the deaf and blind.
Speaking about the goal and the functioning of the course, Office member Issa Al-Sheikh said: “As part of the committee’s preparations for the opening of a rehabilitation and education center for deaf and blind children, a training course was opened for the staff who will work within this center, where the course included 20 trainees with university degrees in Arabic and English languages and faculty of Education from departments of class teacher and kindergarten”
He stressed that the aim of the month-long course is to train teachers and enable them to learn Braille and sign languages.
Al-Sheikh appealed for parents, whether residents or expatriates, to register their children who had special needs by visiting the office.
He concluded that the opening of the center, which will accommodate about 375 children aged 4-14 years, will be the next month as the engineering and construction work of the center’s headquarters is nearing completion.
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