Nasser Al-Jabri (Abu Dhabi)
The Federal National Council received the approval of the Council of Ministers on a set of parliamentary recommendations, which were presented by the Council, during the last legislative term, regarding the policy of the Ministry of Community Development regarding services provided to people of determination, within axes that included the legislation provided to people of determination and their services, in addition to empowering And strengthening their role in the labor market.
The list of recommendations that were approved included discussing the amendment of Federal Law No. 29 of 2006 regarding the handicapped and its amendments to conform with the national policy for empowering people of determination and decisions related to them, in addition to preparing awareness-raising media programs regarding correcting society’s perceptions of people of determination and highlighting their positive role. In society, by highlighting their achievements, potentials and functional productivity in various sectors, and their innovative achievements, in a way that contributes to informing the community segments of the latest developments in the reality of people of determination and empowering them.
The list of recommendations included the approval of the application of the mobile unit system for home visits for people of determination from the category of severe disabilities in all emirates of the country, in order to facilitate the people of determination and their families, and taking into account their special circumstances and needs, which require medical care to reach the home. New new privileges within the People of Determination card, taking into account the needs and requirements.
According to parliamentary recommendations, a parliamentary recommendation was approved to establish special rehabilitative centers for people of determination who have reached the age of 18 years, in order to accommodate them and spend their time in workshops and handicrafts that develop their capabilities, as these centers contribute to providing the requirements of people of determination and providing entertainment, knowledge and educational aspects. Through what it will contain in terms of activities and events, the recommendations also included activating the Cabinet Resolution on the National Policy for Empowering People of Determination, which provides for identifying service officials for people of determination by all government service agencies, especially in the health and educational sectors. The Social Affairs, Labor, Population and Human Resources Committee of the Federal National Council discussed, during the last legislative term, the policy of the Ministry of Community Development regarding services provided to people of determination, as it prepared a parliamentary report on the challenges and obstacles that stand in the way of empowering people of determination, integrating them and providing them with the best services. And ways to develop services in the future.