On December 25, 2016, Mishkat Interactive Center for Atomic and Renewable Energy will be hosting a group of persons with special needs, physical disabilities and autism, on the occasion of International Persons with Disabilities Day under the slogan “Their rights”. This initiative comes as part of the main and annual objectives and programs launched by Mishkat Interactive Centre to reach all members of the society and encourage awareness and consciousness of atomic and renewable energy sources and usage. In addition, it is a means to spread awareness of the full rights of persons with special needs, improve the quality of education provided to them and enable them to rely on themselves to be productive elements in our society.
The program of the event includes a full tour with our visitors around the center through the scientific exhibits and interacting with each one, an introduction to the sources of atomic and renewable energy, the future of our kingdom in the sustainable energy production and its influence on our economic and environmental lives. Then they will watch The Kingdom of Sustainable Energy movie, which represents the kingdom’s vision to be the Kingdom of sustainable energy. There will also be an opportunity for our valued visitors to participate in scientific activities and interactive presentations such as Energy Around Us – Electro – Volta workshop – Nanotechnology.
Throughout the year Mishkat Interactive Center seeks out opportunities to cooperate with special schools and charities to engage students with special needs and enhance partnership and collaborations to coordinate such visits and special events, Among these associations are: Mother of Prince Faisal bin Fahd Centre for Autism, King Fahad National Children Cancer Canter, Down’s Syndrome Charity Association, The Association of Motor Disability of Autism, Prince Sultan Bin Abdul-Aziz Humanitarian City, and other specialized centers and associations