MRCS Sunflower Centre (Miri)
in 1982 at the headquarters of the Red Crescent. The Structure of the Centre
includes pediatrician, physiotherapist, psychologist, speech therapist &
qualified teacher. Today the centre currently has about 86 students with special
needs & 11 members of staff.
Types of Disabilities
Therapy programme & activities
What do I do when I meet a person with special needs?
stopping & staring; Just be natural & treat them as other person; Try to
remember that people with special needs need the opportunity to blend into the
society & get the chance to live as normal a life as possible (go to school,
shopping & to find a job). Only it is a bigger challenge & a lot of hard
work for them to do so. We should understand, help & respect them
How can the community help make their lives easier?
their needs into future construction projects such as ramps or railing at all
public buildings, pedestrian crossing, park paths, entrances, pavements and
How can we avoid some of their problems in the future?
aware of health care programs such as immunization (against rubella which may
cause complication during pregnancy). Take special care during pregnancy. Avoid
smoking & eat healthy food. Approach your doctor if you have any medical
history in your family, which, with medical guidance, will avoid problems later
centre is maintained through donations from the public. We would be very
grateful if volunteers could help conduct a variety of activities. We welcome
any new ideas & visits from all well-wishers.
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