|Project title||Self-care, Self-service, Social Integration for Visually Impaired People|
|Thematic area||Provision of welfare and basic service to vulnerable groups|
|Name of the organization||Vakok és Gyengénlátók Győr-Moson-Sopron Megyei Egyesülete|
|Postal address||9024 Győr, 9024 Győr, Bartók Béla út 23.|
|Project manager||Szakály Melinda|
|Project timeframe||March 1st, 2015 - April 30th, 2016|
|Amount of support||14,436 €|
The project aims at enhancing the elf-care of visually impaired (VI) people, their role in their family and social integration, so tht they become equal members of family and society, acting as working tax-payers rather than dependents. Therefore the organizers conducted trainings to relearn everyday activities needed for self-care, to learn Braille, independent traffic and IT skills, held mental hygienic, rehabilitation, lifestyle and family therapy counselling, run self-help groups. Results: at least 50 VI people involved inthe rehabilitation process, gaining ability to live independent life and self-care, after having IT education able to manage administration affairs and access to cultural life. Participants may enter the labor market. The organizers cooperated with eye clinics dealing with medical rehabilitation of VI persons, and they have continued working with the Regional Employment Centre and family support service.