Sofia 8th October 2017

Speech Project in Sofia

Festival of Abilities and Speech Project local meeting.

During the festival the visitors also got to know the activities of the Speech project, as Yoanna Dochevska - Chairwoman of ARBS and Stefka Djobova - a psycho-motivational specialist presented the activities that included the creation of 3 integrated sports associations in Italy, Germany and Bulgaria, publication of a manual "Methodologies and Techniques for the Management of Sports Activities related to the Social Inclusion in the Local Communities of People with Psychiatric Diseases" and international and local sports activities aimed at integration.

The festival also demonstrated the skills of people with different difficulties - they led small and larger workshops - with different art techniques and craftsmanship. Making eco-lanterns, jewelry and souvenirs, cards and badges, painting ceramics - these are just a part of Ability Fest Sofia's workshops, which were led by the enthusiasm and genuine joy of young people with various difficulties who generously shared their skills to create and create with all participants of the Festival.
The initiators of the Festival are the Bulgarian Center for Not-for-Profit Law, Bulgarian Association for People with Intellectual Disabilities, Lumos, World of Maria and Buddy with a friend-Bulgaria (Best Buddies Bulgaria).

The event takes place in partnership with the Global Initiative in Psychiatry - Sofia, Synergia, Assistance - Assistive Technologies, Listen and Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum and with the special support of Dextrophobia Rooms.

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