A lot has been done over recent years to make environment more accessible to people with special needs. It is our strong belief, that it is equally important to encourage positive changes in the consciousness of people – to make them believe in themselves and their abilities, their uniqueness and beauty. This exactly was the...
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Thoughts, emotions, food, physical activity – which are the factors to influence our health and to which extent? How can we maximize the positive impact of some factors and minimize the negative ones? How to arrange priorities and to create our own, individual balance in life?  On October 18, 2019, in the premises of Svētās Ģimenes...
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It is autumn and it is raining outside, but the atmosphere in the premises of the Svētās Ģimenes Mājas is full of joy and creativity. It is just another theatre studio masterclass given by our highly appreciated teachers – Tatjana Čerkovska, head of STADIA Art Platform, actress, theatre teacher, and Andrejs Garkavi – creative director...
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“Children is our future”. This expression is known to everyone, as well everyone all of us aspires to a brighter and happier future. We have also contributed to a better tomorrow by helping children with special needs and we thank our lucky stars for such an opportunity. Since 2011 our Association helps to provide necessary...
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On June 13, 2019, at Riga Sport Sailing Center the 16th stage of the international humanitarian mission “The Sails of the Spirit” in the Baltic sea took place. There were three sailing yachts with a combined team which took place in the regatta. It means that persons with special needs became real team members and...
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Have you ever tried to make scene exercises using your physical actions memory? Extremely fascinating. And it is not so easy to show without a single word how you, for example, stroke a cat. And now a horse? And what about a snake? This method is used to teach professional actors, however, it can be...
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On May 17, 2019, a photo exhibition dedicated to the women with special needs from the social organisation MOTUS VITA was opened in Riga Stradins University. The exhibition was organized by its author, photo artist Jeļena Aļoškina in cooperation with the nonprofit associations supporting people with disability MOTUS VITA and SUSTENTO. The purpose of the...
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On March 13, 2019, in the premises of the Svētās Ģimenes māja took place an interactive seminar offered by the ergotherapist Sabīne Mikulāne (“SANARE – KRC Jaunķemeri Ltd.”) and the  audiologopedist Sandra Zdažinska. The aim of the seminar was to teach the participants simple techniques, which shall help to prepare for the spring and the...
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At the initiative of the European Rare Diseases Organisation EURORDIS, the 29th of February has been officially named the International Rare Disease Day. On non-leap years the Rare Disease Day is celebrated on February 28. The Latvian Alliance for Rare Diseases, together with the Alliance’s member MOTUS VITA organisation, tries to attract the attention of the society...
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On October 24, a very interesting and informative interactive seminar was held at the premises of «Svētās gimenes Māja» which was conducted by the staff of “SANARE – KRC Jaunķemeri”: occupational therapist Sabina Mikulane and audiologist of Sandra Zdazhinsk. Sabina told us about the concept of uniformity of classes and the possibilities to normalize her...
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