Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus-Bulgaria Association and Center for Early Intervention Trnava, Slovakia are partners in the Multi-IN project. Both organisations are active in the field of inclusion and support for children with disabilities and children at risk.
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus-Bulgaria Association
Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus-Bulgaria (SBHB) is a parent association, established in 2011. Their mission is to improve quality of life for people with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus, as well as improving health literacy about balanced nutrition and folic acid intake for all women of childbearing age.
SBHB main activities are maintaining informational internet portal for spina bifida and hydrocephalus issues; organizing local and national meetings, annual camp; organizing training for children and parents, in order to improve their awareness and quality of life; supporting new families; advocacy.
The organisation is based in Varna and brings together more than 300 families from all over the country. SBHB is a member of the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus and the National Network for Children in Bulgaria.
Contact person: Slaveya Kostadinova, email@example.com
Center for Early Intervention Trnava, Slovakia
Center for Early Intervention Trnava (CVI Trnava) is a non-profit organization, a licensed provider of social services for early intervention in the Trnava region of Slovakia. The center has been operating since 2018. Its activities are funded by the local budget and donations. CVI Trnava supports more than 130 families of children with disabilities and children at risk from over 30 settlements in the Trnava region.
The services are provided in a building donated by the Municipality of Trnava or through mobile teams. They are in a wide range: psychological support, resource support, physiotherapy, social counseling and support for administrative actions. During the summer months, Center for Early Intervention Trnava organizes day camps to help children in building skills for independent living and encourage their contacts with peers. At the initiative of CVI Trnava, informal groups of parents have been formed to support and exchange experiences.
Contact person: Terézia Drdulová firstname.lastname@example.org