Support local special needs school’s craft initiative

Just received an email today from Manzil Centre for Challenged Individuals based in Sharjah about its latest initiative to support, and, most importantly, empower its students with special needs. Individuals and companies who wish to gift their friends, family or colleagues presents created by children with special needs can contact Manzil with any customisable requests. … Continue reading Support local special needs school’s craft initiative

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These shoes were made for dancing…

Those who know me well know I've been indulging in the one form of exercise that doesn't make me want to gag with boredom: zumba and/or dance-based exercises. I have grown to love doing this, so much that it's become a regular activity for me, not a fad. And so I realised once my two … Continue reading These shoes were made for dancing…

Ottawa chef cooks up plan to help young adults with autism in the kitchen

OTTAWA — For years, Christine Alexander, the executive chef and owner of Grenfell Catering Delights, stood behind her deli counter teaching young adults with autism from a nearby centre to use her debit machine to buy sandwiches, cookies and drinks. “The service worker would always speak for them and interact for them. I said, ‘You … Continue reading Ottawa chef cooks up plan to help young adults with autism in the kitchen