Ambassador of the State of Israel in our country Mr. Boaz Rodkin visits Regional Center for Autism

The head of Israel’s diplomatic corps accredited in our country, Ambassador Boaz Rodkin, visited the Regional Centers for Autism 1 & 2. Welcomed by the president of the Albanian Children Foundation, Dr. Liri Berisha, Ambassador Rodkin was introduced with the facilities, therapeutic services and models of works.

The ambassador of Israel said He was impressed by the infrastructure and the work done at the center. I was surprised when I learned that such centers are working in the countries in the region with training staff and specialists.

Ambassador Rodkin promised to give his support in establishing contacts with institutions and professionals dealing with autism in Israel, a country with advanced standards of the work done with children with autism.

The meeting was also attended by Mrs. Linda Dean, representative of the “People to People”.

Dr. Liri Berisha gifted to the guests their national flag, a paper craft, handmade of children with autism disorder with the assistance of therapists.

Sarajevo: Albanian Children Foundation signs the protocol of engagement of the Balkan Inclusion Platform

Dr. Liri Berisha honored with the Award of Appreciation for contribution to persons with disabilities.

Albanian Children Foundation became part of the Balkan Inclusion Platform that’s was held under the patronage of Prime Minister of Turkey H.E Mr. Ahmet Davitoglu on May 5, 2016 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

This platform is part of the World Inlusion Platform, known as an NGO to local government and the private sector aimed at spreading the culture of inclusion for persons with disabilities.

Balkan Inclusion Platform, involves all the Balkan states. It aims to promote more activities in the field of education, culture, social, technology, accessibility and employment for persons with disabilities.

At the opening of the conference, the participating countries represented by the most powerful organizations in the field of disability and Ministers of Social Affairs signed the protocol of engagement.

On behalf of the Albanian Children Foundation, Dr.Liri Berisha signed the protocol addressing her personal commitment and the foundation that she leads to the fulfillment of the goals of this platform.

“Given that Albanian Children Foundation has contributed over the years with the assistance of the social categories in need, it will continue to do so. For children with disabilities inclusiveness, who will be tomorrow’s generations, should provide services and equal opportunities in all fields. This guarantees them the possibility of full participation in community. Often, reality tells us that there is still a lot of discrimination and exclusion. ”

Dr. Liri Berisha was awarded by Deputy President of the World Inclusion Platform for her contribution and assistance provided to persons with disabilities.

Likewise Mrs. Berisha was given a certificate of planting a tree on behalf of its commitment for the inclusion of these persons in society. This tree was planted in an area reserved by the Ministry of Forestry and Water of Turkey, called as the World Inclusion Fores, where any organization, government or individual who gives his contribution to meeting the goals of this platform is sown a tree as a sign of gratitude.