DISABILITY UNIT

DISABILITY UNIT

Landmark Events

Landmark Events


  1. IIUM Disability Endowment Fund was established in 2013
  2. Organized the first IIUM Disability Grand Awareness Campaign on 6-7 March 2014, in collaboration with the Ministry of Women, Family & Community Development
  3. Disability Liaison Officers were first appointed in August 2014
  4. IIUM Disability Inclusive Policy was approved on 3rd June 2015
  5. Received donation for a new accessible van for wheelchair users from Lembaga Zakat Selangor
  6. Improvements in facilities and services for disabled students and staff such as:
    1. Better accessibility at the mosque and around campus (e.g. more accessible rooms at students’ hostels, more designated disabled parking, more ramps and connectivity between buildings)
    2. Special library services
  7. Established 2 University Level Awards for Convocation Ceremony:
    1. Abdullah Ibnu Ummi Maktum Special Achievement Award (Academic) For Student With Special Needs
    2. Amru Ibnu Al-Jamuh Special Achievement Award (Co-curriculum) For Student With Special Needs
  8. Close collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Women, Family & Community Development, Ministry of Human Resources, Malaysia and other ministries
  9. Launching of the IIUM Disability Inclusion Policy on 15 November 2018 by the Minister of Education