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Open Day at Princess Basma Inclusive School

The Princess Basma Inclusive School held an Open Day on 22 May where students showcased special projects they had been working on with teachers throughout the academic year. Bishop Suheil opened the event, emphasizing the importance of the school in inclusive education, and congratulating students and teachers on their work. Projects covered a wide range of subjects, including Arabic, English, Science, Chemistry, Math, Social Sciences ... Read More »

Graduation Ceremony of Princess Basma School

Under the patronage of His Grace Bishop Suheil Dawani, Princess Basma Inclusive High School celebrated the graduation of its 5th Tawjihi students on Saturday, May 17, 2014  at the Palestinian National (Al Hakawati) Theatre. The ceremony was attended by the Minister for Jerusalem Affairs, ‘Adnan Al-Huseini, Princess Basma Board Members, General Director Mr. Ibrahim Faltas, the school principal, parents, teachers, ... Read More »

Princess Basma Centre Celebrates Autism Awareness Day

Princess Basma Centre organized an open day event on April 2, 2014 in celebration of Autism Awareness Day where Mr. Ibrahim Faltas – General Director of Princess Basma Centre gave his opening remarks to the event, emphasizing the importance of the work the centre is doing with Children with Autism in Palestine, especially that the numbers of children with autism ... Read More »

Menna’s Story

Menna’s struggle with Hypotonia Menna, 18 months from Qalqiliah was born with general hypotonia “that often involves reduced muscle strength causing delay in all physical abilities such as head control, sitting, creeping, crawling and walking”. Also, Menna suffers vision problems. At the age of four months, she was diagnosed of having Nystagmus also called “Dancing eyes” as a result she ... Read More »

Addressing Autism in Palestine

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 »