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A New, Disabled-Friendly Abu Dhabi

Posted: Apr. 24th, 2013  |  By Michael Pearse
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Looking to become even more of a destination location for the world's travelers, Abu Dhabi is taking steps to be easier to get around by disabled individuals. Politically, this is one of those moves that I think no one can look down on, am I right?

Abu Dhabi: Buildings and public roads in Abu Dhabi will be made more accessible for special needs people, a senior government official said.

“Public toilets that are special needs-friendly, ramps at building entrances, elevators that have Brail, zebra crossings without kerbs, special needs counters at shopping malls and other public places are some of our top priorities in making the emirate more sociable for people with special needs,” Mariam Al Qubaisi, Director of Special Needs at Zayed Higher Organisation (ZHO) for Humanitarian Care and Special Needs told XPRESS.

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