“There are no invalids in the USSR!” Sarah Phillips (Abstract)

Dom Miloserdiya

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xThis abstract discusses the Soviet era approach to people with disability. There, are, unfortunately, some lingering effects from the policies of that era. The abstract of Ms. Phillip’s work:

 http://www.dsq-sds.org/article/view/936/1111

The good news is that there are efforts underway in Russia to turn things around. The Russian Orthodox Church’s Round Table “Education for Change and Diakonia” reveals encouraging developments: http://www.rondtb.msk.ru/home_en.htm 

For an overview of some of the efforts, see http://www.rondtb.msk.ru/info/en/info_en.htm 

particularly,

Assistance to Disabled Children http://www.rondtb.msk.ru/info/en/children_en.htm 

Spiritual Enlightening of the Hearing Impaired http://www.rondtb.msk.ru/info/en/deaf_en.htm 

A Specific Ministry: “Dom Miloserdiya”, a Social Rehabilitation Center for Minors: http://www.rondtb.msk.ru/info/en/orphanage_en.htm#3 & http://www.rondtb.msk.ru/info/en/family_en.htm#1

Just found this as well:  http://www.sbornet.com/groups/page-9.htm  

Photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/vladiq/page148/ 

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