The Orthodox Church opened in Moscow free courses of preparation for school for children with cerebral palsy

Moscow. 8 Feb. INTERFAX IN Moscow for the first time started courses free pre-school for children with moderate and severe forms of cerebral palsy. Courses are organized on the basis of educational center “Elizabethan garden” is a joint charity project of the Orthodox service “Mercy” and the Martha and Mary convent.

As reported on Thursday the press-service of “Mercy”, today the “Elizabethan garden” is the only one in Moscow dedicated free kindergarten for kids with disorders of the musculoskeletal system and severe cerebral palsy, who, as a rule, you can not go to ordinary kindergartens.

The majority of children who attend the “Elizabethan garden”, can’t walk and talk. In the center they have professionals who help to learn basic household skills and learning to communicate. Experts say that such children are extremely difficult to go to correctional school without prior preparation.

Classes at the center for pre-school children will gradually get used to the discipline and to learn to perceive the information the way it is served at school. Along with this, psychologists will hold workshops for parents, where they will tell you how to communicate with teachers and understand what they are capable of their children.

According to the Department of social protection of Moscow for 2015, only in the capital, home to more than 7.3 thousand disabled children with cerebral palsy. Experts emphasize that cerebral palsy cannot be cured, but can significantly improve the quality of life of the child and learn to live with this diagnosis.