Results are Tagged with "Disability Inclusion"

Museums Connect: Raising Disability Awareness in New York and Spain

The emPOWER Parents program through Museums Connect linked up parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder from Queens, NY and Madrid, Spain to provide support and resources.

Watch how Museums Connect's emPOWER Parents program created a cross-cultural network for parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder between Queens, NY and Madrid, Spain to provide support and resources.

African Disability Rights Advocates

From the moment Musa Zulu of South Africa stepped off of the airplane at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., the level of accessibility impressed him, including the lifts installed on public buses. He also noted how in South Africa, traditionally the government and non-profit actors are the primary advocates for the rights of disabled people. He said it is evident that in the United States, the private sector has embraced disability rights.

Exchange Alumni Partner with Kuwait Oil Company to Support Opportunities for Disabled Individuals

Exchange alumni Nora Al-Othman and Abdul Aziz Al-Mutairi pair partnered with Training Gate International (TG-I), a leading organization in assessing the needs of the disabled community in Kuwait, to organize a forum on disability issues in Ahmadi, Kuwait.

Former NBA Players Promote Understanding in the Philippines

U.S. Embassy Manila hosted two State Department Sports Envoys Allison Feaster, former player in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), and Derrick Alston, former player in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Paralympic Sport Club Director Had an Exchange of a Lifetime

Cindy Housner

Cindy Housner, a Sports Diplomacy grantee participant to Brazil and Director of a Paralymic Sport Club, tells us what living without limits means to her.

Are You Ready for Futsal?

More than 12 million people in over 100 countries play an indoor version of soccer called futsal.