“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein Many complaints were made about Amir at school, that’s when Narmeen– Ameer’s mother- realized a problem was looming ahead on her son’s path at school. Amir, a ten year old boy ... Read More »
The Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre hosted the Most Reverend, The Right Honorable Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby along with his wife Mrs. Caroline Welby, accompanied by the Most Reverend Archbishop of Jerusalem and the Middle East and the Chairman of the Centre, Suheil Dawani, including his wife Mrs. Shafiqa Dawani together with a group of clergymen and eminent personalities. Mr. Ibrahim Faltas, General Director ... Read More »
As part of the EU funded project “Persons with Disability in East Jerusalem enjoy Improved Living Conditions”, The Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre continues to develop its service on Autism.
5 years ago, The Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre with funds from the EU/Diakonia established its Autism Spectrum Disorder services as one of the most important programs of the centre. Since then the centre has become one of the leading institutions in Palestine in providing comprehensive rehabilitation services and inclusive education for children with autism coming for the East Jerusalem in ... Read More »
Palestine is usually mentioned in the news in the political context of the Palestinian /Israeli conflict and resulting violence. What receives less attention however is the daily social, cultural, educational, and health concerns in the Holy Land. In fact, Palestinian social services are strongly present, working to empower and enhance the daily lives of children, women, young people and people ... Read More »