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Children stories

Diana

Diana was born prematurely at 32 weeks. When she was one year old, she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, spastic tetraparesis, deafness, and psychomotor development delay. Treatment for cerebral palsy is an individual process. Diana has a few rehabilitation courses every year. In her last four weeks long rehabilitation course, she focused on workouts, intensive massage to help her relax her body, special gymnastic to help her learn to move properly, ergotherapy to improve sensitivity in her hands and fingers, and workouts in water to relax her body. 

Mikhail

Our sculptor, Mikhail is 22 years old. He has central nervous system's lesion and autism. Misha loves to draw and sculps from clay. Misha is very active, loves to paint every day, swims in the pool, and is engaged in volleyball for Paralympic athletes. He also likes to go skiing in the winter and play tennis and badminton in the summer. Together with mother, he enjoys going to the cinema, theaters, museums, and the conservatory. Recently, Misha passed the exams to go to college and is very excited for his new endeavor. We are proud to help Mikhail with his rehabilitation courses and assisting him with professional psychological support.

Maria

Maria is 9 years old and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and spastic diplegia. ages. She has successfully passed the rehabilitation course where she has learned to use ski imitation simulator – taking her from just 2-3 steps in the beginning, to 50 steps without stopping in the end. She discovered new physical activity for herself - yoga training, and now practices yoga exercises at home with mother. The biggest pleasure for Maria were speech therapy classes and courses on improving her motor skills. Maria learned a lot of things including how to use buttons of different diameters, tie knots, draw lines, and cut with scissors.

Alexei

Alexei is 17 years old and due to birth trauma, he has been living with central nervous system’s lesion and delay of psycho-speech development. The diagnosis does not prevent him from living an active lifestyle and achieving success in a variety of endeavors. Alexey goes to public school, plays the violin, and engages in pottery. But of all, his favorite hobby is painting, and he takes it very seriously. Alexei adores Van Gogh and prefers to work in the style of post-impressionism. He loves to draw and give away his paintings to his friends and fans.

Success Story

Sonia

Sonia is 11 years old girl with cerebral palsy, spastic tetraplegia, valgus deformity and poor posture. In the past four weeks, she took the rehabilitation course that helped her become much stronger. Sonia learned new words and can now chatter for an hour (much longer than before). She liked the classes on fine motor skills that taught her how to drink from the mug by herself. Sonia began to walk more with support. We are very excited to see her knew skills improve at home in the next 2-3 weeks, after an intensive rehabilitation course.

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