SHORT BREAKS - helping children with disabilities

 
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SHORT BREAKS - helping children with disabilities

SHORT BREAKS - helping children with disabilities
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back home

back home
Oleg is a small boy with Down syndrome who was placed in residential as a result of crisis situation in the family. Thanks to Short Breaks he is happily back home now. (view small | med | large | orig)

happy family

happy family
Oleg with his mother and elder sister. He is finally back from residential care to his family thanks to Short Breaks program. (view small | med | large | orig)

rehabilitation program with the host mother Marina

rehabilitation program with the host mother Marina
Host mother Marina undertakes with Kirill, one of the twins with cerebral palsy, rehabilitation exercises. (view small | med | large | orig)

enjoyable exercise

enjoyable exercise
Kirill is exercising and enjoying it a lot. Short Breaks program and host families help children with disabilities to achieve maximum of their personal physical, emotional and intellectual potential. (view small | med | large | orig)

helping together

helping together
Maxim is making his first steps to the grandma with the support of his host mother from Short Breaks program Marina (view small | med | large | orig)

grandmother of four

grandmother of four
Grandmother of 4 children including twins with disabilities Kiril and Maxim. She and her daughter who is single mother are in desperate need of Short Breaks and help of host families. (view small | med | large | orig)

musical book

musical book
Maxim likes music very much. When he is undertaking his rehabilitation program in the verticalizer he is usually listening to his favorite melody from a musical book. (view small | med | large | orig)

everyday excercise

everyday excercise
Every child with cerebral palsy has to excise a lot. Maxim, 6 y.o. is standing in verticalizer for at least one hour everyday. He also learns how to walk, how to use his hands, how to speak. (view small | med | large | orig)

big family

big family
Irina, single mother of 4 including twins with disabilities is supported by her grandmother and host mother from Short Breaks program (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Project Leader

Lyudmila Sorokina

St-Petersburg, Russia

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