The disabilities of persons with special needs do not mean they are not capable of making positive changes and influencing the surroundings or environment. Yang Berhormat Awang Iswandy bin Ahmad, Member of the Legislative Council stressed this at the launch of the 'SHAPE The Community' Programme yesterday morning. Yang Berhormat also called on parties involved in community work to continue helping the less able as a long term commitment.
Among other things, the day-long event was intended to increase social awareness on people with special needs. The programme was organised by 3rd Year Medical students of the Pengiran Anak Puteri Rashidah Sa'adatul Bolkiah Health Sciences Institute of Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD, with the cooperation of the Physically Disabled and Paraplegics Association, PAPDA.
Source: Radio Television Brunei