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A Parents Summit Overriding Stigma With Compassion In The Community: Is This The Family’s Solution?

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Parents have been our major concern in the care and management of their children with disabilities, because it is easily, a life changing experience.

As part of Children Development Centre (CDC’s) 20th anniversary celebration;  which has been in the fore front in providing support in all areas relating to child care and services. This has indeed necessitated taking a day out to address the challenges that parents, families and care givers face in managing their children and young adults with disabilities, regardless of type or severity.

The Children’s Developmental Centre is a service-oriented, not-for-profit organization, dedicated in providing a broad range of educational and support services for children, young people and their families within the community.

Established 20 years ago, the Children’s Developmental Centre is located at 31, Modupe Johnson Crescent in Surulere. The place is a facility donated by the Lagos State Government, where we have begun to meet our children’s needs for the future and the present.

Our Vision is focused on the creation of centres in more local government areas and other states within Nigeria. This is based on the huge gaps that have been identified in giving appropriate services to children and young people with developmental disabilities in our communities.

More information on CDC can be reached on;http://www.cdcafrica.org.ng/our-profile/

To this end, we are importuning your support, in making this summit a reality for parents and the beginning of other forums to occur later in the year.

The theme for the entire year is to mark 20 years of service is; Compassion, connect: why our communities should care.

However, we are yet to explore if compassion is a family’s solution in overriding stigma.  This summit will deal with a variety of issues; covering from childhood to adulthood.

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CDC’s parents the Centre asks, you to be part of the movement….

The tentative presentations;

1. What do you believe is a disability?

2. To be or not to be my child’s disability (Issue of stigma)

3. Early detection, interventions and beyond

4. Nutrition and management of diets.

5. For fathers only

6. Managing adults with disabilities; will our children ever get married

7. Where is help when you need it.

8. Family financial management and budgeting

9. Preventing burn out, why can’t we laugh, smile and just have fun

10. Questions and answers.

Date: July 6th 2016

Venue:  Sam Shonibare Community Development centre, Surulere, Lagos.

Time: 9am to 3pm

He who lights another’s path will never walk in darkness

Fadoju Babajide
@BabajideFadoju
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+234 802 212 9684, 08165652360


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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Suspects As Explosion Rocks Wike Father’s Church

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An explosion has reportedly rocked a church belonging to the father of Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The Rivers State Police Command has however announced the arrest of three suspects who allegedly detonated explosives at a Pentecostal church, Christain Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt.

Also Read: Buhari Will Set Nigeria On Fire If He Doesn’t Implement People’s Demands —Wike

The act was reportedly carried out on Saturday night and detonated the explosives suspected to be dynamite.

According to reports, a significant part of the church was damaged by the explosion, which created panic in the area.

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Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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 Gunmen Abduct Wife Of Akeredolu’s Chief Of Staff

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Kidnappers on Friday abducted the wife of Olugbenga Ale, Chief of Staff to Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu.

According to reports, she was kidnapped around Owena after the Joseph Ayo Babalola University while on her way back to Ondo from Lagos State.

Also Read: Unknown Gunmen Kill Ondo Traditional Ruler, Olufon Of Ifon

The police spokesman in the state, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, confirmed the news to Channels Television on Friday.

This development is coming about twenty-four hours after a first-class traditional ruler in Ondo State, the Olufon of Ifon in Ose local government, Oba Isreal Adeusi, was murdered by suspected kidnappers.

 

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TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities

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The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.

The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.

Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.

The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
cashback.

TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
gaming experience.

The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
absolutely enjoy.

The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.

The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.

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