11 Results Are Tagged With "Disability Inclusion"

YSEALI Alumna Empowers Disabled Community

Nguyen Minh Chau may be 3 feet 11 inches tall but she is a powerhouse for advocacy in disability rights in Vietnam and across the globe, promoting inclusion and empowering persons with disabilities.

Armenian Alumni Support Youth with Disabilities through Dance and Film

A team of Armenian alumni organized a flash mob in order to show support for youth with disabilities by showcasing their participation with professional dancers in a public performance. To the tune of “Waltz of the Flowers” by Peter Tchaikovsky, 80 dancers of all abilities waltzed on the steps of Cafesjian Center for the Arts in Yerevan on October 15, 2016.

Raising Disability Awareness in Venezuela

Since returning home to Venezuela after his IVLP exchange, Juan Angel has worked tirelessly to promote disability awareness as well as design and implement workshops aimed at training human rights promoters.

FLEXing Without Limits in Kyrgyzstan

FLEX alumnus Azat Toroev makes certain that girls and persons with disabilities are not hindered by institutional and societal barriers in his home country of Kyrgyzstan.

Helping Children Live Without Limits in Uzbekistan

Tatyana Chabrova's IVLP experience helped hone her skills working with children with disabilities and caregivers once she returned home to Uzbekistan, where she conducts trainings and publishes books for parents of children with special needs.

IVLP Alumnus Champions Disability Rights in India

After his 2014 IVLP experience, Arman Ali continues to empower persons with disabilities through education, rehabilitation, and training services while advocating for disability rights in his home country of India to promote equality and fair treatment for all.

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What are International Exchange Programs

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Exchange Alumni Partner with Kuwait Oil Company to Support Opportunities for Disabled Individuals

Exchange alumni Nora Al-Othman and Abdul Aziz Al-Mutairi pair partnered with Training Gate International (TG-I), a leading organization in assessing the needs of the disabled community in Kuwait, to organize a forum on disability issues in Ahmadi, Kuwait.

Providing Training for Kuwait’s Disabled Community

In a country with few institutions dedicated to serving the needs of the disabled community, Nora Al-Othman’s organization is a deeply-appreciated rarity.

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