07 September 2011, Wednesday, 14:58

The international center for logopedic aiding for children can be established in Bashkortostan

author: Alfia Agliullina

The international center for logopedic aiding for children and teenagers with speech and hearing disturbances can be opened in Bashkortostan in the nearest future. It can become possible within the frames of long-term cooperation between Republican specialists and their colleagues from Germany.

The press-service of the UNESCO Affairs Committee RB reports to “Bashinform” that the international UNESCO seminar “Logopedic aid for children and teenagers with speech and hearing disturbances: Russian-German experience” is held in the Republic now. It will last till September 18 and its actions will be held at the Institute for education development in Ufa, at the pedagogical colleges in Sterlitamac and Salavat and in the Rehabilitation center for children with restricted health abilities in the town of Kumertayu, Bashkiria.

Pedagogues and students from Stuttgart FOH Institute are taking part in this international research project too and exchanging experience between specialists from Bashkortostan and Germany, working in sphere of correctional and special pedagogics, and establishment of the international center for logopedic aiding for children and teenagers with speech and hearing disturbances are the main aims of the project.

According to information of the UNESCO Affairs Committee RB this seminar is a constituent part of the big social project “ILYAS”, realized by the Committee with the assistance of the Ministries of education and health protection of Bashkortostan in the course of last three years.

Thus, the international seminar has taken place in Salavat within the frames of this project under the aegis of UNESCO in June 2010. The agreement about cooperation in sphere of logopaedics between the Institute for education development RB and the FOH Institute of Stuttgart was signed in February 2011 in Stuttgart in the direction of the UNESCO projects “Inclusive Education” and “Professional competencies in European context”.