Physiotherapy room for dioxin-infected children and disabled children in the community - Narrow The Gap Community Program
1. Organization overview:
- Name: Association of victims of Agent Orange / dioxin in Cu Chi district
- Representative: Pham Thi Loan
- Title: Vice president
2. Project scopes:
- Time: 15/6/2015 - 30/12/2015
- Location: Cu Chi District
3. Target community / beneficiaries:
100 children infected with Dioxin live in 3 communes Trung An, Hoa Phu, Binh My, Cu Chi district. The physiotherapy gym will serve 20 children/day on weekdays.

1. Initiative proposal:
Project activities: Providing physiotherapy rooms for disabled children infected with Dioxin.
2. Goals
(1) Children with disabilities infected with Dioxin (children with cerebral palsy, children with mobility difficulties, children with autism, children with Down syndrome ...) have facilities to practice physical therapy, in order to reduce epilepsy, muscle contraction, step by step, partially restore motor skills, perform some simple manipulations, self-service.
(2) Children and parents have the opportunity to meet, exchange, and share experiences in educating and caring for children with disabilities together, to learn some basic skills in children's practice and physical therapy at home.
3. Expectation outcomes/changes:
(1) Parents take their children to practice regularly, they can complete some basic motor skills, reduce spasticity, epilepsy, children are more active
(2) Parents know some basic skills about physical therapy, child care and education skills at home.

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