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Disabled Woman Found In Kitchen Amidst Faeces & Rubbish

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KOTA BARU – A malnourished, disabled woman was found covered in her own faeces in the kitchen of a house here. The scrawny, half-starved 44-year-old woman was discovered by a neighbour as he was walking past the back lane of the single-storey terrace house in Taman Sri Setia, Kampung Panchor, Padang Pengkalan Chepa at 9pm…

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MCA To Help Special Olympics Gold Medallist

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JOHOR BARU – Help is on the way for a mentally challenged and cancer-stricken Special Olympics gold medallist to lessen the burden of his family. MCA deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong pledged RM10,000 to Thong Kong Weng through the 1MCA Medical Foundation. “This is to buy a special kind of milk for…

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Man Arrested For Murder Of Mentally Challenged Brother

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SEREMBAN: A 40-year-old man has been arrested following the death of his mentally challenged younger brother who succumbed to head injuries following an assault on Monday night. Seremban OCPD ACP Muhammad Zaki Harun said the incident happened at the suspect’s Coral Heights home here at 11pm on Monday. He said the suspect was upset with…

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Amputee’s Crutches ‘Stolen’ By Bouncers

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KUALA LUMPUR: An emotional video by American amputee and paralympic ski-racer Josh Sundquist, who sobbed that bouncers at a popular nightclub here “stole” his crutches while he was dancing, has gone viral. The 31-year-old YouTube sensation and best selling author of Just Don’t Fall, said he went to Zouk Kuala Lumpur on Satur-day with his…

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Training Mainstream Teachers To Handle Special Students A Boost For Inclusive Education Programme

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KUALA LUMPUR: Equipping mainstream teachers with the skills to identify students with special needs will not only allow schools to handle them better but will also boost the government’s inclusive education programme, according to educators. The Education Ministry’s inclusive education programme aims at integrating children with learning disabilities into mainstream schools by placing them in…

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Neglected Teen Muhammad Firdaus Dullah Dies

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SEREMBAN – The disabled teenager, Muhammad Firdaus Dullah, who was found neglected and extremely malnourished at a unit of Taman Semarak Flats in Nilai last year, died today. He was 16. Tuanku Jaafar Hospital director Dr Ariffin Mohamad said the teenager suffered an epileptic fit during lunch time at the Rumah Sinar Harapan Tunku Ampuan…

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Only 343,871 Disabled Persons Registered – Rohani

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SEREMBAN – A total of 343,871 disabled individuals in the country are registered in the disabled data system up to June 22, said Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim. She said this figures accounted for 1.1 per cent of the 30 million population of Malaysia. “In the case of the…

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This Disabled Woman’s Beauty Routine Will Inspire You

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Manon Slomkowski was in a serious motorcycle accident last March that left her unable to use her left arm. The condition, brachial plexus palsy, means she has severely damaged nerves that control the arm, causing her not only loss of motion but also severe pain. In an email to The Huffington Post, the 20-year-old said,…

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MBSA Provides Free Transport Service For OKU

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SHAH ALAM – The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) provides free transport service for persons with disabilities (OKU) going for treatment at hospitals and health centres located in the Klang Valley. Its Corporate and Community Development deputy director, Shahrin Ahmad, said the council had modified a Toyota Hiace van for the purpose, which included having…

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South East Asia’s First Cinema For The Blind Opens In KL

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Now, there’s no reason for the visually-impaired to miss out on the latest blockbusters, all thanks to this poignant initiative. Maybank and the Malaysian Association for the Blind (MAB) has set up South East Asia’s first ever movie theatre offering Audio Described (AD) movies. Just in case you’re confused on how the theatre ‘actually works’,…

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1,000 People With Disabilities To Attend National Celebration

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SEREMBAN – About 1,000 people with disabilities are expected to participate in the national-level ‘Day of People with Disabilities’ at the Seremban Municipal Council field here next Wednesday. Negeri Sembilan Welfare Department director Abdullah Hanapi said today the ceremony would be officiated by the Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku…

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Special Needs Pupil Throws Off Pre-Schooler From 2nd Floor, Severely Injuring Victim

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SEREMBAN: A pre-school pupil is seriously injured after he was believed to have been thrown off the second floor of Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Tasik Jaya in Paroi here yesterday. It is learnt that in the 1.30pm incident, the six-year-old boy had just finished school. He was making his way to meet his mother at the…

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