This online platform allows disabled people living in Qatar to learn about and rate the accessibility of public venues. Available as a website and a free mobile app, users can select their type of disability to tailor their experiences on the platform. It also includes a disability services directory, an employment application section for users, and a news and events section for disability-related updates.
Available via accessibleqatar.com and Android and Apple
DIY Sensory Bottles
Sensory bottles (also known as calming jars) are delightful-looking tools that could help calm babies and children with conditions that cause sensory processing difficulties. And you can make them at home! All you need is a water bottle, liquid, and colourful fillers like glitter. You can even add small toys like legos. It’s the perfect DIY project to keep your little ones occupied! One of our favourite how-to guides for these comes from Preschool Inspirations website.
Available via preschoolinspirations.com
This iPad app helps kids with learning disabilities that affect writing skills, such as dyslexia and dysgraphia, solve mathematic equations without using a pen or pencil. It is free to download and provides users with a virtual piece of graph paper to make all kinds of calculations, from simple sums to algebraic equations, in a legible format. School kids using the app can also save their worksheets and print them for school or email them as assignments.
Available via Apple for iPad