28 November 2023

A road map to a better future

To seven-year-old Alisa, there is no such thing as a difficult exercise. Although her daily physiotherapy sessions can be strenuous and require razor sharp focus, with the help of her favourite physiotherapist all seems possible. “Alisa has lots of energy, she laughs a lot and sometimes has trouble concentrating but the physiotherapist, Ms…, “It was the project that has found us”, Alisa and her mother Liudmyla arrived in Wroclaw in March 2022 from Zhytomyr, northern Ukraine. Securing physiotherapy for the Alisa, who suffers from a congenital orthopaedic condition, was a priority but accessing it initially proved difficult due to language barriers and bureaucratic hurdles. A year after they arrived Liudmyla's received a…, Programmes informed by first-hand experience, As a father of two children with disabilities, the centre’s co-creator Adam Komar lives for such stories. The plethora of services offered at the centre have been informed by his own experience. “When we were setting up the centre, we wanted to provide holistic support for families, so they would not have to go to different specialists in…, Fun for kids, a breather for parents, Before being forced to flee Dnipropetrovsk in central Ukraine almost two years ago, Valeria could not imagine entrusting her 10-year-old son Yehor in somebody else’s care. “How could I leave my son for 4 hours?” she says. “He wears diapers, I dress him, change him, he does not talk. If somebody hurts him he would not be able to tell me.” Valeria…