Participation in the open discussion "The Role of Sports in the Development of Children with Disabilities" organized by the Regeneration and Progress Initiative
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Initiative participated on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, in an open discussion organized by the Sports Excellence Department, which is under the scientific supervision of the 1st Department of Orthopedic Surgery of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Medical Schools and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC).
The open discussion entitled "The Role of Sports in the Development of Children with Disabilities" was organized on the occasion of the International Day of People with Disabilities. The purpose of the discussion was to raise awareness for the rights of children with disabilities and to emphasize on their physical and mental health. Scientists from different scientific fields spoke from the point of view of their expertise and emphasized the need to tackle all forms of discrimination and exclusion of students with disabilities, sending a message for action and respect for diversity.
The entire conference program is available HERE.