Event brings joy to over 200 SN kids

By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

OVER 200 children from four different special needs schools gathered to bring the colour of happiness in an event called Spectrum by the university students in their campus in Academic City Dubai.
The day-long event filled with sports and entertainment was organised by the members of the Social and Environment Club of BITS Pilani Dubai Campus on Thursday. The event was attended by the students of SNF Development Centre, Manzil Centre, Senses Center Residential and Day Care for Special Needs and Rashid Centre for Disabled who took part in an array of activities from group dance, singing, painting competitions besides winning goodies to games staged in the auditorium of the campus.
Ankita, the head of the social club, in her opening speech highlighted the aim of organising the event and said that it was their second year after the successful Sports Day held last year to bring children with special needs from three special needs centres.
“The world has to understand that these children are special needs kids and they are not meant to be shunned from society but rather welcomed with open arms. Spectrum 2016 was an attempt to do just this and we are optimistic that our students will provide all the care that they deserve through this day-long event,” she said.
The social club has been organising a number of activities throughout the year from environment related to blood donations and recycling to bring special needs…
-Published in The Gulf Today

~ by jamilkhan on May 16, 2016.

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