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Now, a website for parents of special needs children

Now, a website for parents of special needs children

The a single-of-its-sort parenting website, referred to as Wahaj amongst other solutions, has an electronic directory of solutions that can aid parents and carers in the nation discover an suitable facility for their children in the place of their selection.

The ‘Psychology of youth volunteering team’ is the group behind the new website. It was launched beneath the patronage

H H Sayyida Dr Mona bint Fahad al Said, assistant vice chancellor of Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) lately.

The website was created by 30 Omanis. “Ensuring high standards and bringing everyone together was a challenge, as the website is the first platform to bring together different associations under one roof and contains content that is scientific. We often relied on foreign sites for such topics and issues, however we are proud that this website has been made by Omani youths keeping in mind the needs of our society,” stated Abeer al Mujaini, head of the team.

Abeer stated, “Our team is specialised in raising mental health awareness in Oman and we are under the umbrella of Children First Association. We have the support of various associations willing to participate in our website. We are a self-sufficient team, however anyone interested can join in and help as this is a community project.”

She added that the thought was conceived more than a year ago. “We wanted to develop a sustainable solution that can be accessible any time as we knew there was a scarcity of child psychologists and psychiatrists in the country.”

The website also has a variety of educational supplies that is proof-primarily based and ready beneath the supervision of professionals in the field of youngster psychology, improvement and nicely-becoming. “It also has an event and research page in addition to a child protection page,” stated Abeer.

Visitors can log on to the website www.wahaj-oman.com with out any registration method to avail the solutions.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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