Deafblindness is a unique disease under which people have the maximum of possible limitations of main living abilities (ability for self-care, orientation, education, communication, work etc).
April 8, 2014
The Deaf-Blind Support Foundation «Con-nection» was established at the meeting of the National Council of the Strategic Initiatives Agency under the guidance of the Russian President V.V.Putin.
The Deafblind support foundation «Con-nection» is active in the development and integration of the successful solutions and practices that give deafblind people the opportunity for self-realization, development, and integration into society.
Systematic changes in the field of support and social integration of people with simultaneous impairment of vision and hearing.
The history of the deafblind people support in Russia
The Foundation Board of trustees, headed by the President, Chairman of the Sberbank Russia Board – G. Gref, – include: business representatives (V. Vekselberg, A. Mordashov, S. Chemezov etc.), people of art (S. Bezrukov, V. Spivakov, E. Mironov, V. Gergiev), representatives of expert community and state (N. Daykhes, M. Topilin, T. Golikova etc.)
Programs of the Foundation
Creation of educational programs for deaf-blind people and specialists who work with them
Unification of the successful regional projects and initiatives to help deafblind people all over the Russian Federation
OUR RESULTS AND PLANS
Take a look at how our activities are developing: improving the quality of social support and rehabilitation of deafblind people, scientific activities and training of specialists in the field of deafblindness, unique technical devices