Digital card gives disabled free access to museums, sites

With a simple scan of their Digital Disability Card, disabled people can now have immediate and free access to the archaeological sites and museums that are under the jurisdiction of the Culture Ministry, without the need for a ticket. Their companions will also be enabled free access in the same way, where this is provided for.

Hospital classrooms to open in all provinces

Hospital classrooms will be established in 81 provinces for students who are being treated in hospitals due to health problems, Education Minister Mahmut Özer has announced.

The project aims to ensure that children with special educational needs exist in all areas of social life, benefit from equal educational opportunities and integrate with social life.

Education Ministry plans to amend the music schools act

Ljubljana – After equality ombudsman found music schools act discriminatory, the Education Ministry announced on Tuesday changes to the legislation on music schools. An analysis on the inclusiveness of music schools will also be conducted, focusing on the inclusion of children with special needs, to serve as a basis for the changes.

Bulgarian Ministry of Education has Specified which Children will Not be Tested for COVID-19

Only students with a valid document for post-illness or vaccination (for children over 12) will not be tested. This was clarified by the Ministry of Education.

Children with special educational needs will be tested by their parents at home.

Private schools will also receive free tests for young students, the Ministry of Education and Science said.


Place of children with disabilities is together with other children

The Ministry of Labor and Social Justice (MMJS), through the National Authority for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Children and Adoptions (ANDPDCA), the Ministry of Education and Research and UNICEF launched on Thursday the public information campaign "We grow stronger when we grow together." One of the key messages of the campaign is that the place of children with disabilities is to

Bulgaria Still Failing Isolated Disabled Children: Report

A push to integrate children with disabilities in Bulgaria, taking them out of squalid and often isolated state institutions, has not led to significant change in the way they are cared for, while the conditions they live in still fall short of those required under international law, Disability Rights International, DRI, said in a report published on Thursday.