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The assistants’ role in the process of inclusion of students with disabilities

Conversation with Ilina Cholakova, Agency for Social Development VISION, Bulgaria In June 2022, Agency for Social Development VISION (VISION Agency) joined the Multi-IN project, which aims to support the inclusion of students with spina bifida and hydrocephalus in schools and kindergartens. VISION is a provider of social services for children and adults with disabilities in …

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BELIEFS OF PROFESSIONALS ABOUT PEOPLE WITH SPINA BIFIDA AND HYDROCEPHALUS

Andrej Drdul and Terézia Drdulová Knowledge is power, community is strength and positive attitude is everything. Lance ARMSTRONG Spina bifida or hydrocephalus does not define the child.Their personality is made up of a unique set of characteristics, of which only one part is disability. How his disability affects his development and future is decided at an early …

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Introduction of Multi-IN project in front of the international spina bifida and hydrocephalus community

On September 6th, we presented the Multi-IN project, within the 29th International Conference on Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. The conference is traditionally organized by the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (IF) and this year it went under the motto “Diverse Needs, Same Rights”. “Introduction of Multi-IN project by Bulgaria and Slovakia” was included …

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Presentation of the Multi-IN project in front of children with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus and parents from Bulgaria and Slovakia

Summer months is the time when the spina bifida and hydrocephalus associations in Bulgaria and Slovakia traditionally hold their camps. This year the partners presented the Multi-IN project in front of children with spina bifida and hydrocephalus and their parents who participated in the camps. Spina bifida and hydrocephalus-Bulgaria held its camp in the period …

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They are rich and valuable

 “Everybody has Some Body and Head” (Created by Katarina Turcekova –  amazing mother of young woman with SBH) I’ve met people with spina bifida and hydrocephalus since I was a child … unbelievable, but as a child – almost 50 years ago – I was able to observe more than a 40-years-old gentleman in my …

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8 easy tips to change minds and opinions of others on persons with disabilities

If you have no previous experience with persons with disabilities, you might tend to various stereotypes: It’s much better some children with disabilities to be educated in special schools or kindergartens. People with disabilities either can’t work or require wide range of adjustments of their potential workplace. These prejudices are just very natural result of …

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B. Braun Medical joins Multi-IN

Officially at the end of March 2022, B. Braun Medical, which is a Bulgarian representative of B.Braun brand joined the Multi-IN project as an associate partner. The company will contribute to the development of project results, in particular manuals and training videos for nurses and personal assistants by providing access to important informational and training …

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MULTI-IN PROJECT: THE BEGINNING

The beginning of 2022 is also the beginning of the two-year project „Multidisciplinary care for inclusive education of learners with spina bifida and hydrocephalus”, also called Multi-IN. The project is implemented in partnership between the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus-Bulgaria Association and the Center for Early Intervention Trnava (Slovakia). Both partners unite experience and expertise in …

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