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CELEBRATING THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WHITE CANE

CELEBRATING THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE WHITE CANE
11/20/2017 12:10:53 PM

Under the banner “Limitless Willpower”, ALNoor Association for the Blind in Nizwa organized the first Gulf Forum for the blind in celebration of the International day of the White Cane on the 15th of October each year. The forum was held in Nizwa University on 15, 16, 17 of October 2017, under the auspices of Hamed AL-Ghafili, vice president of Nizwa University. The forum was attended by a number of participants especially those interested on the issues of disabilities from the Gulf Region.  Gulf College took part in this forum attended by Ms. Hanaa AL-Salhi. The forum reviewed three papers such as, Using the White Cane and its Relation to Psychological Factors of the Blind, The Role of The Blind in Building His Society, and Experience of the SQU in the Education of Visually-Impaired People.