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Sindh CM stresses for holding extracurricular activities for ‘differently-abled’ children

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed Special Education department to prepare an annual calendar of extracurricular activities in collaboration with sports department for what he termed the ‘differently-abled’ children to bring them in the mainstream in different sectors of the society. This he said while addressing a gathering organised to launch ‘Ability Expo 2017’ today here at Expo Center. He said that the purpose of arranging this event is to provide opportunities to the special people by…

Extracurricular activities in youth tied to social engagement later in life

NEW YORK: People tend to become less involved with community work and social groups as they age, but those who were most active in their high school years are the most likely to stay engaged as they age, researchers say. Youth may be an important time for people to develop a sense of themselves as contributing to society, and this identity may last throughout life, the study team writes in The Journals of Gerontology: Social Science. There are many benefits to being involved in a community, including more social…