A new sports ground fully equipped for training has been opened in the social-rehabilitation center for disabled children, which is called “Nadezhda”, on 21 December. The ground’s area amounts to 180 m2. The sports ground features football gates, basketball rings, fencing and special sport cover. This object has been constructed by the aid of charity foundation and within the frames of the program, which is called “Every child is worth a pedestal”.

“I truly believe that this sports ground will have an Olympic spirit, and children will enjoy their training in the fresh air. We look forward to your great results, we know, that you are very strong. And we will be by your side to give a hand when it is needed”, said Yelena Isinbaeva in her welcoming speech.

After the official opening, the social-rehabilitation pupils had a chance to talk with the famous athlete.

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Regional rehabilitation center for disabled children “Nadezhda” provides professional support and care in the frames of complex rehabilitation of disabled children and teenagers with nervous system disorders, muscle-skeleton disorders, intellectual incapacity, autism spectrum disorders and early infantile autism, genetic diseases including Down syndrome and somatic diseases.

“Nadezhda” center works with children aged 0-18 years, who live in the Volgograd region. It includes three separate buildings, which are former kindergartens, fully equipped for children with special needs. It is possible to choose a residence or daytime accommodation for disabled children from one up to six-month period. The center annually accommodate nearly 1000 disabled children, and the rehabilitation course is being attended by 200 children daily, 56 of them choose residence accommodation, and 144 choose daytime accommodation.

Sports ground opened in Nadezhda center (Volzhsky) from Isinbaeva Fund on Vimeo.