Thursday, 13 February 2020 00:00

Round table "Prospects in working with parents who are expecting or raising a child with a disability"

On April 5, 2019, the ICO “Messenger of Peace” in partnership with the Kiev City Center for Work with Women (Kiev, Ilyenko St., 20) held a round table “Prospects for working with parents who are expecting or raising a child with a disability, including at the stage of early intervention ”with the participation of representatives of state and public organizations (maternity hospitals, antenatal clinics, social services, charitable foundations, public organizations of parents of children with disabilities). The meeting was organized as part of the project “The Right to Live with Love”, which is aimed at providing social, psychological support to families in difficult life circumstances and expecting the birth of a child who has a child with a disability or has lost it. The discussion was attended by specialists in various areas of social work. Kravchenko Raisa Ivanovna - executive director of the All-Ukrainian public organization “Coalition for the Protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”, Natalya Obukhova - coordinator of the project “The Right to Live with Love”, Ostrolutskaya Larisa Ivanovna methodologist of the social work support department, Stenko Natalya Igorevna social teacher of the Center for Labor Rehabilitation for the mentally retarded disabled people. Kiev., Rymarenko Igor Vasilievich - Senior Lecturer, Law Faculty of the Academy of Labor and Social Relations and Tourism, Che Kashi on Lyudmila Borisovna, expert of the project “Modernization of the system of social support for the population of Ukraine” and. Kiev, parents of children with disabilities. During the meeting, practical methods of working with families raising a child with a disability were presented, the need for the provision of socio-psychological, rehabilitation services, from an early age to 3 years and on a regular basis, rehabilitation support for parents was identified. Thanks to partners and all participants for their fruitful participation in the discussion of important issues!