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Issues of social support for people with autism discussed in the MLSPP of the RK


On January 29 this year, the Ministry of labor and social protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan held a teleconference in the form of video conferencing (with the participation of NGO in the regions) on social support for people with autism.

The meeting was attended by employees of the territorial departments of labor, social protection and migration, departments of coordination of employment and social programs, health care, education of all 17 regions, heads of health organizations (clinics, neuropsychiatric dispensaries, medical centers), education (preschool, school, boarding schools, PMPC), councillors of akim of North Kazakhstan and Mangystau region for working with people with disabilities, representatives of 36 public associations of disabled people, parents/legal representatives of children with autism.

Also were discussed issues related to the procedure of medical care, medical and social expertise, career guidance and employment of persons with autism, obtaining special social services, social support for families with autistic children, pension provision for guardians/legal representatives of children with autism, as well as public awareness efforts among the population.

According to the results of the teleconference, the central and local executive bodies were given specific instructions to address the issues raised by NGO: to develop and issue brochures (memo) to inform the population about the provision of social assistance to people with autism, to prepare lists of specialized specialists of medical organizations for the organization of training on diagnosis, treatment of various forms of autism, to reconcile databases for the registration of people with autism, determination of needs assessment and provision of fully guaranteed social services (integrated model of social services), employment opportunities for people with autism, etc.

Changed on 30 January, 2019 - 12:22
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