Supporting Families with Disabled Children

by Hande fur Kinder e. V.
Supporting Families with Disabled Children
Supporting Families with Disabled Children
Supporting Families with Disabled Children
Supporting Families with Disabled Children
Dec 19, 2017

A special day for special children


The excursion to a farm with therapy horses was a wonderful day of success, joy and laughter.

The various children with disabilities (the Kupferhof-team lovingly call them „special kids“) are relied on individual specialized wheelchairs. Therefore special vehicles were needed to transport the „special kids“, the care team and some siblings to a farm which host therapy horses.

There the children could remove their fear of contact, stroke the horses or even ride on them. Not only the children had fun and a lovely change from daily routine but also the care team enjoyed the excursion.

With your help excursions like this can be realized, because these special vehicles (like mentioned above) cost a lot of money. So does therapy time with therapy horses.

The children with disabilities benefit from horse therapy, because the therapy has a potential effect on bodily functions and a positive motivating effect on the psyche.

Not only the disabled children benefitted from that excursion but also the siblings who accompanied their disabled brother or sister. Often the siblings have to put their own interests behind she special needs of the disabled children.

During the stay at Der Neue Kupferhof the siblings can spend time with their parents, while the disabled children are lovingly cared for by an professional care team and the parents can take a break from their exhausting 24 hour routine.

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Hande fur Kinder e. V.

Location: Hamburg - Germany
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Andrea Jaap
Hamburg , Germany
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