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An educational and rehabilitation center for people with visual impairments was opened in Kyiv

Photo “Trinity HUB” has opened in Kiev, a unique barrier-free social and educational space for people with visual impairments.

A Ukrinform correspondent reports this.

“After the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation, the number of military personnel with eye injuries increases significantly. These types of injuries are very difficult to treat and often lead to partial or complete loss of vision. Family, friends, and loved ones of people who have lost their sight often do not have the appropriate knowledge and skills to create an accessible, comfortable space in the house, adapt familiar things, items for the blind, rules for accompanying people, etc. We are at Trinity HUB We don’t just help rehabilitation workers, we talk about the problems faced by people with visual impairments, provide the necessary comprehensive information and show by our own example how to live and develop professionally, – a specialist in non-visual accessibility, an employee of Trinity HUB, told Ukrinform in a commentary. Igor Kushnir.

An educational and rehabilitation center “Trinity HUB” for people with visual impairments was opened in Kyiv/Photo: ubookforuchildren

Work with people with vision loss or impairment is carried out according to the only comprehensive program of rehabilitation and socialization in Ukraine for recovery and adaptation to modern living conditions. Rehabilitation takes place free of charge.

«Trinity HUB» located on an area of ​​750 square meters, it consists of departments for the development of visual perception, orientation and mobility, rehabilitation therapy, recreation and career guidance, dance and movement therapy, life competencies, educational technologies for supporting and accompanying families, psychological rehabilitation.

< Currently, the center is capable of simultaneously working with 60 participants in educational and rehabilitation programs per month, and plans to reach the level of 80 rehabilitation students. There are immediate plans to open Trinity House. for nonresident rehabilitators and their families for 20 people, assistance in finding employment for rehabilitators is also provided. creation of barrier-free space in Ukraine. The idea of ​​​​creating a hub belongs to the Anthology publishing house, which publishes books in Braille in Ukraine and the International Charitable Foundation "Health of the Future".

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