Every child has to be given a chance to prove what they can do. Some people are going to be successful, others not. It has nothing to do with blindness.
Ms. Lydia Mansour
The Peace Center for the Blind works hard to ensure that the blind and visually impaired students it serves receive the best education possible. The Center works with students individually, seeking to harness their unique potential and help them become fully integrated members of their communities. “Every child has to be given a chance to prove what they can do,” Ms. Lydia says. “Some people are going to be successful, others not. It has nothing to do with blindness.”
Each school year, twelve to thirteen students, typically ranging in age from eight to twenty-six, are enrolled in the academic program. Students receive instruction from both blind and sighted licensed teachers. The curriculum, taught through Braille textbooks, includes courses in Arabic, English, Science, Math, History, Religion, Geography, and others.
yearly national exam that all students must pass in their 12th year in order to graduate from secondary school.