Category Nikolaiev

Training courses in Poland need funding

Olga has a new request for funding, training courses in Poland for two NBH rehabilitologists. This rehabilitation program uses a method of “conductive education” (CE) developed by Hungarian András Pető. Pető was a Hungarian doctor, who has created a framework for an educational model, in which children with disabilities could have an education that met their particular physical and intellectual needs. CE has gained more and more acceptance in the education of children with motor disorders, for children who have cerebral palsy or brain injury.
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Art Therapy update

Updated news 7.5.2017 regarding “Art Therapy” after second Art Therapies has graduated here!

Almost six months have passed since the launching of the new art therapy rehabilitation program. It has become the most favorite occupation for all children at NBH. The project has overcome all, even the most optimistic prognoses and expectations. Children just love it. And the results are also incredible: the most “difficult” and closed children reveal their inner world, gain trust toward grown-ups.
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Little Sofia

Little Sofia was born with two serious diagnoses: congenital heart disease and cleft palate.

Little Sofia on the day of heir arrival


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Nastya went to Kiev

Updated news 18.03.2017 regarding Nastya here!

Despite the difficult life and the terrible diagnosis, Nastya remains an angel, always smiling and incredibly friendly.

Nastya in the apartment in Kiev after the sleepless night on the train

Nastya in the apartment in Kiev after the sleepless night on the train


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Training course for NBH personel

LAdS has always known that all the reconstructions and all the modern equipment without highly qualified personnel is absolutely useless. Only thanks to the training and high-quality work experience of doctors, therapists and nurses all rehabilitation programs are so successful and show such super impressive results.
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Maxim traveled to Truskavetz

For LAdS the children and their treatment remain the main priority. Whenever a new wish comes from the nursery school (NBH) to help a child, we try to fulfill it.

At the end of 2016 we met Maxim. more

Update: “I will manage everything if my mum is nearby”

Updated news 25.12.2016 regarding next phase of “I will manage everything if my mum is nearby” here!

At the beginning of 2016 we started a new and revolutionary project at NBH, aimed for mums with a handicapped child. Today, we are happy to inform you that the biggest project of 2016 is progressing at full speed. All preparation work has been finished; all the rooms have been dismantled.

old doors are being taken away

old doors are being taken away


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Success: anti-Flu Vaccine for NBH & KrBH 2016

Winter brings not only holidays, presents and lots of fun by outdoors games with the snow but also lots of extra worries for the doctors because it is the season of viruses and flus.
As always, unfortunately there was no budget available to buy anti-flu vaccine nor for necessary winter medics for the children of the orphanages in Ukraine.
And as always Les Amis de Svieta came to help. It has become the tenth year when our friends in America, Helen and Jim Smith (the leaders of Svieta Inc.) have kindly paid for more than 100 doses of anti-flu vaccine for NBH.

anti-flu vaccine delieved at NBH

anti-flu vaccine delieved at NBH


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Bathtub and changing table needed

“I will manage everything if my mum is nearby” at NBH is an unprecedented project. Until now, we had no experience with hosting adults at NBH (mothers in this case). That’s why we now face a challange we couldn’t foresee, also the project is already “ongoing”. Bathroom reconstruction is the problem. Bathrooms were just big enough for children. Now the same bathroom will be used by both the mother and her child. For example now we need to install a shower cabin and a sink for the mother, which leaves no more space for the changing table and baby bathtub.

That’s why we came up with the following idea: bathtub and changing table kombi.

bathtub and changing table

bathtub and changing table


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Olga Ivanovna, 1 year update of cancer treatment

In August of 2015 Olga Ivanovna was diagnosed with cancer. One year later it is time for an update.

 Olga went for a walk with her daughter and grandson

Olga went for a walk with her daughter and grandson

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