➥ The absence of statistical registration of persons with multiple impairments by the State
➥ Everyday life with Ascher Syndrome, which affects hearing and vision and for which there is as yet no cure
➥ The struggle in Greece for the recognition of deaf-blindness as a separate category of impairment
➥ The institution of early intervention for children born with visual impairment and additional disabilities in Greece
➥ The historical course and social contribution of the Panhellenic Association of Parents, Guardians and Friends of People with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities “Amymoni” and the Panhellenic Association of Deafblind, Parents, Guardians and Friends of Deafblind Children “Heliotrope”
The coordinator and presenter of the show Vangelis Avgoulas discusses with:
- Koumaki Lemonia: Teacher at the Primary School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Pefki, diagnosed with Usher syndrome
- Bezerianou Katerina: President of the Panhellenic Association of Deafblind Children, Parents, Guardians and Friends of Blind and Deaf Children “Heliotrope”, Social Worker
- Bellou Paraskevi: President of the Panhellenic Association of Parents, Guardians and Friends of People with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities “Amymoni”
Intervention by Mrs Pappa Georgia, Vice President of the “Heliotrope” Association, occupational therapist specialising in deaf-blindness at the Perkins School for the Blind.
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