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Princess Basma Centre celebrates the International Day for Persons with Disabilities

Princess Basma Centre celebrated the International Day for Persons with Disabilities with a variety of activities that marked that day. The Centre has participated in the exhibition of “Assistant Technology for Persons with Disabilities” organized by UNRWA, were the Centre presented the technological devices used in the rehabilitation of children with disabilities namely technological equipment used in the sensory room ... Read More »

Adam’s recovery from Brain Atrophy

Adam Al Masri, 2 years Old from ‘Ebwin – Ramallah. When he was 2 months young, and while the family was attending a wedding for a relative, the mother noticed that Adam didn’t react to all the noise in the surrounding, which was not normal for his age.  After consulting with his pediatrician and undergoing many tests, he was diagnosed ... Read More »

The story of Majd

Majd Khadour: 3 year old boy from Beddu – Ramallah, has delayed developmental milestones and ASD behavior. At 9 months, he used to speak few words and behaved according to his age; all of a sudden he stopped talking, stopped communicating with his family and started behaving with temper all the time. His family couldn’t communicate with him, which started ... Read More »

The Story of Mariam

Mariam, a real survivor Mariam 3 years from AL Ezareyeh “Bethany” suffers from CP due to prematurity causing delayed development milestones. Since her birth, Mariam suffered major complications and was immediately hospitalized for 81 days and had to undergo a number of surgeries. At 18 months, Mariam was first admitted to Princess Basma Centre, where she spent three week with ... Read More »

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 »