King Khalid University - Media Center
In the presence of His Royal Highness, Asir region Governorate, Prince Faisal Bin Khalid Bin Abdul- Aziz , Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz ( Chairman of children with disabilities association ) , and King Khalid University President Prof. Abdul Rahman Bin Hamad Al Dawood signed a cooperation agreement between the University and the Association of children with disabilities in Asir. It was during a ceremony of honoring from Prince Faisal Bin Khalid bin Abdul Aziz to the winners in the 18th round of Prince Sultan Bin Salman contest to children with disabilities who could recite the Holy Quran .
The Dean of Research and Consulting Studies Institute at the University, Dr. Abdullatif Bin Ibrahim Al-Hodathi clarified that King Khalid University is keen to build bridges with different classes of society through partnership , support for governmental and private institutions , recognizing the importance of this role where the university, after this agreement, will provide full support to serve this dear class.
Support will include providing medical services by the teaching staff of Medicine College at the University for the Association of children with disabilities in the following specializations, pediatrics , neurology , in coordination with Asir Central Hospital to facilitate examination in the University Clinics consultants .
Also, Dentistry College at the University will provide the Association with Services such as: Open files, diagnose the status of oral health for the guests of the association, its employees and children the association is taking care of them in addition to their families , and customize a clinic to provide treatment in the specializations of Pediatric, Dentistry, Oral surgery , teeth , gum disease , diseases of mouth , mobile and stable hard wares , fillings , root canal treatment. Provided that there should be coordination in appointments of treatment and follow-up in advance with appointments Department at the college clinic.
Also, emergency cases will be received during the official working hours in the clinics of the college. Dentistry college also provides employees and supervisors of the association with a program to raise their awareness of oral and dental health besides a training program for supervisors and caregivers of children with disabilities about ways to fight diseases of mouth and teeth at least once each semester .
colleges of education(boys & girls) at the university will participate in support through submitting seminars and awareness lectures for disabled children and their parents regarding disability. there will be also workshops of how can we make early diagnosis of disability , and to present advices regularly in special education fields. the College of Education for Boys will also support the association by arranging a World Conference , which is organized by the association during the year 2014.
The university, through the colleges and academic departments , research centers and its consulting firms, will provide scientific and technical consulting for the association of children with disabilities .
The university will allow its employees who desire to contribute financially or get a membership of the association. The university will also allow the Association to use the university newspaper to advertise their activities.