Night to Shine: Encouragements Along the Way

“What an amazing opportunity and privilege to serve such precious people!” These sincere words of gratitude were voiced by countless young volunteers and celebrities who joined efforts with SKILD team this past week as we organized, in partnership with the Tim Tebow...
SKILD reaches out to the Palestinian community

SKILD reaches out to the Palestinian community

One of the most impoverished communities in Lebanon is now indirectly being helped by LSESD’s special needs ministry SKILD. There are over 450,000 registered Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, making up around 10% of the population. They have restricted mobility and...

SKILD launches a special needs book for churches

Schools, universities and the Ministry of Education and Higher Education – SKILD has already raised the profile of children with special needs across many institutions in Lebanon. Next up are churches. Diversity: Scientific Knowledge and a Spiritual Mission is a new...
Thousands run to raise awareness of Learning Difficulties

Thousands run to raise awareness of Learning Difficulties

On your marks. Get set. Go! The countdown to the National Day for Students with Learning Difficulties on April 22 has begun! Things got off to a great start when over 1,200 young people raced in the Beirut Youth Marathon on April 2 to raise awareness of the National...

SKILD Summer Camp with WellSpring [28 June—4 August]

Being a kid should be fun! The annual summer camp  hosted by SKILD (Smart Kids with Individual Learning Differences) develops the character of our students as we build on their strengths and address their unique learning needs. As per our mission to foster an...

A five-year journey that started with a step of faith!

Much like its sister organizations, SKILD Center for Smart Kids with Individual Learning Differences was launched in March 2011 in a step of faith in response to the perceived need. It was a child rights issue and we had to respond. The step of faith was not ours...

Young Runners Address a Nation!

When the Beirut Marathon Association called for Lebanon’s young runners to tie up their shoe laces to help spread awareness for children with learning difficulties, an amazing 1400 responded. Wearing bright yellow t-shirts to celebrate the fourth ‘National Day for...

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