Action around Bethlehem Children with Disability

Improving the quality of life of children with disabilities across the West Bank

The Centre for Rehabilitation Al Arroub Camp

ABCD was approached by Al Arroub Refugee Camp Rehabilitation Centre for help and they have become our latest partner in 2019.

Nur Shams Refugee Camp

The children clearly enjoy their treatments – to watch a child of four who has never walked take his first steps, initially aided by the parallel bars and then to launch off unaided is truly wonderful

Nur Shams Refugee Camp

The children clearly enjoy their treatments – to watch a child of four who has never walked take his first steps, initially aided by the parallel bars and then to launch off unaided is truly wonderful

Nur Shams Refugee Camp

The children clearly enjoy their treatments – to watch a child of four who has never walked take his first steps, initially aided by the parallel bars and then to launch off unaided is truly wonderful

Music Therapy

Music Therapy is a powerful medium which helps children who may struggle to express themselves. This project was initiated in 2015 by ABCD Trustee and Music Therapist, Canon Claire Tillotson, in conjunction with Paediatric Psychiatrist Dr Souha Shehadeh, who leads the Bethlehem Arab Society for Rehabilitation (BASR) Mental Health Team.

Music Therapy

Music Therapy is a powerful medium which helps children who may struggle to express themselves. This project was initiated in 2015 by ABCD Trustee and Music Therapist, Canon Claire Tillotson, in conjunction with Paediatric Psychiatrist Dr Souha Shehadeh, who leads the Bethlehem Arab Society for Rehabilitation (BASR) Mental Health Team.

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Our Field Advisory Board

Firas Sarhan

Firas Sarhan is the Director and lead academic for the Centre of Excellence for Telehealth and Assisted Living. He was previously Senior Lecturer in the School of Advanced & Continuing Practice at Buckinghamshire New University. A Registered General Nurse, specialising in spinal cord injury nursing, he has more than 20 years experience in acute, rehabilitation and continuing care of people with spinal cord injury.

In his capacity as ABCD's Field Project Manager he regularly visits projects on the West Bank.

Dr Lesley Dawson​​​

Between 1988 and 1999 Lesley taught physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing and midwifery students at Bethlehem University in the West Bank and the UNRWA College of Nursing in the Gaza Strip. She is currently a visiting lecturer in physiotherapy and occupational therapy at Bethlehem University, Al Quds University and The Arab University in the West Bank.

 

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