On October 14 - November 13б Mogilev region holds a traditional month's campaign "People With White Cane". The information was provided at the regional organisation of the public association "The Belarusian Society of The Visually Handicapped".
Marathoner from Ukraine the wheelchair-bound invalid Dmitry Vasiltsov finished in Slavy Square, Mogilev. The sportsman was greeted by representatives of the wheelchair-bound invalids’ association, Mogilev’s authorities, school children and journalists.
A self-help group for parents of disabled children opened at the social adaptation and rehabilitation department of Krichev district public centre of social service. “Now it will be easier for parents to get advice and consultation, as well as psychological assistance”, the department’s head Tatiana Kochetkova told.
“Mogilevliftmash” started production of elevators for the disabled having been designed within the frameworks of implementing the state programme of providing barrier free facilities for the handicapped.
The disabled will be granted a new social allowance for buying nappies. The respective Decree №41 will come into force on April 1, 2012.
RUE “Mogilevliftmash” started production of passenger elevators for the disabled, general director of the plant Anatoly Tjukov informed.
“This product innovation is designed for transportation of passengers in invalid carriages; they may be installed in dwelling houses, underground railways, medical establishments, - Anatoly Tjukov remarked.
Rehabilitation centre for visually impaired people will open in Mogilev on July 1. Specialists of the centre will teach how to manage different life situations without one’s help: from everyday’s cooking and walking in streets to direct banking and computing.