People with Disabilities
The latest news and views about people with disabilities
By using music therapy, Iran’s State Welfare Organisation is developing the use of art therapy for the disabled throughout the country.
In a message on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Hassan Rouhani, the President of Iran, called for increased measures to facilitate the lives of disabled people.
Sara Abdolmaleki, a former champion in women’s rugby, was seriously injured in a car crash in early 2016, but she wants to rejoin professional sports in the near future.
An Iranian disabled gymnast performed gymnastics flips as a tribute to defenders of the Holy Shrine [those who are fighting terrorism in Iraq and Syria].
Tehran Municipality is attempting to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in the urban development of the capital.
Habib Adbollahi, a young war veteran wounded by Takfiri terrorists in Syria back in early January, says he used to congratulate others on “War Veterans Day”, but now he has become one of them.
The first stage of training camp special for veterans and disabled athletes is underway at the Shemshak Ski Resort in Tehran.
During the three-day festival 15 troupes made up of actors with disabilities performed in different locations across the capital and an expo of paintings was held.
Mohammad Askari was so talented that he found fault with his music teacher in a fourth session of tutoring.
Abbas Kiarostami, a famed Iranian filmmaker, is told by those fighting on battlefields about what happened during the Iraq-Iran war which touched the lives of so many people.
Iranian dailies mark the International Day of People with Disability.
A disabled Iraqi man sets out, on all fours, on a 300 km trip to attend a Shiite ceremony in Karbala.
A disabled Iranian was veteran becomes the oldest climber of Mera Peak in the Himalayas.