Articles tagged: Disability
CHILDREN SHOW REAL-WORLD IMPACT OF DISABILITY INCLUSION PROGRAM
“When I watch City of Stars, I pray for the children with disabilities. If they were at my school, I would welcome them,” says a young Egyptian girl who watches the SAT-7 KIDS program that models disability inclusion. As the program produces its third season, viewer comments demonstrate its impact in a generally non-inclusive region.
DISABLED CHILDREN SHINE IN SAT-7 KIDS’ CITY OF STARS
SAT-7 KIDS sets a trailblazing example of disability inclusion in a region where disabled children are often excluded. This year, the Christian broadcaster marks the International Day for Disabled Persons (December 3) by wrapping up production on a new season of the special children’s programme City of Stars.
CELEBRATING LIFE BEYOND DISABILITIES
A flight of stairs can seem like Mount Everest if you’re sitting in a wheelchair. Without sight, walking beside a busy road is like walking along the edge of a cliff. Everyday life suddenly becomes challenging when dealing with a disability. However, SAT-7 TÜRK’s program, Obstacle Overcomers, explores the lives beyond such limitations.
SHARING STORIES OF HOPE IN ADVERSITY
Despite facing life-changing disability and social stigma, John and Mario are thriving and sharing their creative talents with the world. The two men recently appeared on SAT-7 ARABIC, encouraging viewers by sharing their stories of overcoming great adversity to live full lives.
BEREAVED MOTHER SHARES STORY OF CHRIST’S COMFORT
An Egyptian mother was plunged into despair by her son’s sudden death. But in her darkest moments, Jesus comforted her in the most powerful way. Sharing her story with SAT-7 ARABIC viewers, the woman revealed how God turned her sorrow and struggle to joy and fulfilment.
REFORMING ATTITUDES TO DISABILITY
“Thank you, Lord, for changing the bitterness in my life to singing.” 28-year-old Waheed Ata broke into this spontaneous and heartfelt prayer as he shared his life story with viewers of SAT-7 ARABIC’s program, Reforming.