500 parents to be trained in socialization skills for children with disabilities

At least 540 parents of children with disabilities will be trained as part of the state social order. The Ministry of Labor, Social Security and Migration of Kyrgyzstan reported.

According to the ministry, the project «Parental education, teaching parents of children with disabilities the basics of rehabilitation» is being implemented by Together Toward Health Public Foundation and the Kyrgyz State University named after Arabayev.

It is planned that parents from all over the country will receive the necessary knowledge in the field of psychological and pedagogical education, which is necessary to unlock the potential of mothers and children, as well as skills for socialization of children with disabilities.

According to Deputy Minister of Labor Zhanyl Alybayeva, within the framework of the state social order, the ministry provides additional social services to vulnerable segments of the population, including children with disabilities.

«If last year 37 million soms were allocated from the republican budget for socially significant projects, this year it is already 48.7 million soms. 47 centers were supported and 20 new centers were created, which provide various services to persons with disabilities, children in difficult life situations,» she said.

Source: 24.kg News Agency