December 3 - international Day of persons with disabilities, established in 1992 on the initiative of the United Nations.
International Day of persons with disabilities aims to draw public attention to the problems of people with disabilities.
In the Tyumen region is home to about 107 thousand people with disabilities, including more than 5 thousand children with disabilities. In the field of this category of citizens in a timely manner and in full feature guaranteed social support measures, and additional measures of social support at the expense of means of the regional budget.
In the framework of the International Day of persons with disabilities in the Tyumen region hosts a variety of activities aimed at the rehabilitation of disabled persons and their integration into public life.
5 December at 15:00 hours in the Regional rehabilitation center for disabled (Tyumen, Uralskaya St., 60/1) for people with disabilities and their families will take place the concert program.
In the period from 5 to 7 December in the Regional rehabilitation center for children and adolescents with disabilities "Spring" (Tyumen, porni Bor, 9 km Salair tract) organized activities for children with disabilities "give a smile to the world...".
19-24 December in the Regional children's educational and health center "Infantile Republic will host the VIII regional festival of creativity of children with disabilities "a Future for all".
Also in December 2008 in the districts and cities of the region will be held round tables on the issues of social support of the disabled, open days in local organizations of the all-Russian society of disabled persons, institutions, social services for people with disabilities organized concerts, recitals, exhibitions, sporting events, schools, lessons on disability awareness. In addition, in all districts and cities will be working the phones "hot line" for rehabilitation of persons with disabilities and the provision of social support (phone "hot line" in Tyumen - 43-69-54).