The opening of the psycho-pedagogical correction cabinet for children with special needs was held on March 28, 2018. Children with disabilities will be able to receive treatment from a defectologist, speech therapist, blindness specialist, deaf education specialist and other specialists in the office of psychological and pedagogical correction.

The purpose of the cabinet of psychological and pedagogical correction is to provide correctional support to children with developmental problems who do not attend special correctional organizations. According to the individual development program, taking into account psychophysical development, individual and group sessions with a defectologist, speech therapist, blindness specialist, deaf education specialist, teaching and education of intellectually disabled, psychologist, social pedagogue will be conducted here. The Akim of the region Eraly Tugzhanov took part in the opening of the facility.

– Last year the Akimat jointly with Dara Foundation signed a memorandum on cooperation to expand the network of rooms for psychological and pedagogical correction within the framework of the project “Different – Equal.” And this year, children will be able to begin the treatment with specialists. “35 out of 270 children with disabilities living in Aktau will start getting service at the cabinet,” said Yerali Tugzhanov. Nowadays 4,968 children with disabilities have been registered in the region. There are 49 special teachers, 23 speech therapists, 19 defectologist and 7 deaf education specialist in special educational institutions of the region.

– Representatives of Dara Charity Foundation also donated a typewriter with the Braille alphabet for a boarding school for children with disabilities. A playground for children with disabilities was opened in the village of Kuryk. It is equipped with an adapted roundabout, a sandbox, a swing, a street bicycle “for the hands and feet”, a street simulator for wheelchair children “Rukoda”. Until the end of the year, it is planned to open a cabinet for psychological and pedagogical correction in Tukkaragan and Munayly districts, – the press service of the Akim of Mangistau region noted.