The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) is a regional intergovernmental organization established in 1965 by a collaboration of Southeast Asian governments with the aim of promoting regional cooperation in education, science and culture.
SEAMEO Special Education Needs (SEN) is a regional centre that specializes in education to support the needs of children with different disabilities, gifted and talented children in South East Asia (SEA) region.
In conjuction with SEAMEO’s 50th anniversary and the Malaysia Independence Day celebration, SEAMEO organized a “WALK FOR SEN” program. An estimated 1500 people participated in this program, which involved walking 1.8km around A Famosa, Malacca, Malaysia with persons with disabilities (PWD) or Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) and students from special education.
Malaysian Foundation for the Blind (MFB) has joined the Walk for SEN program.