Round table "Integration of people with disabilities in society"

In recent years in Kazakhstan and throughout the world the topic of disabled people in society has become urgent. On October 27, the Kazakh-American Free University held a round table on the topic "Integration of people with disabilities in society." It was attended by organizations such as the Children's Community "Umіt", BRIDGE, intellectual School of N.A. Nazarbayev, «Y-Peer», as well as universities and colleges of the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk. The very theme of the round table focused on the upcoming event "Festival of integration of disabled people in society", which is held on November 28. The main issues discussed during this event were the following:

1. Experience in volunteer activities in various organizations and institutions of Ust-Kamenogorsk;

2. The urgency of the problems of disabled people in our city;

3. The prospects of creating a common volunteer movement.

The purpose of the roundtable was to exchange experience of volunteer and community organizations, defending the interests of disabled people in Ust-Kamenogorsk, and people who face in practice with the problems of disabled people; drawing public attention to the topic, the extension of youth volunteerism, and community volunteer recruitment. The head of volunteer movement in the Nazarbayev Intellectual School Olga Protopopova expressed gratitude to KAFU for the initiative in organizing the volunteer movement.

Malika Kasymova,

«Pedagogy and methodology of primary education»,

4 year