Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi paid an inspection visit to exam centres where students with special needs are sitting their tests.
The minister was reassured about the services being provided to this category of visually and hearing-impaired students. He also gave directives to allow them extra to finish their exams and assign supervisors to help them read and grasp questions.
In a statement on the sidelines of the visit, Dr. Al-Nuaimi stressed the ministry’s efforts to create favourable school environment for these students and provide the appropriate facilities to suit their special needs. These include specially lap-tops, braille systems and school buses equipped with electrical lifts.